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English 360 Portfolio Rubric for Revised Documents

Form: Design

Absent or
Below Basic
Figures or formatting do not
match the paper’s purpose or
are not explained by author.

Developing

Proficient

Advanced

Some figures and formatting help
author achieve purpose.

Design—including figures and
format—helps author achieve
purpose.

Design—including figures and
format—helps author achieve
purpose with style.

Form: Genre

Generic conventions are not
employed.

Follows most generic conventions
(whether for instruction manual,
cover letter, etc.)

Follows generic conventions
(whether for instruction manual,
cover letter, etc.).

Follows generic conventions
(whether for instruction
manual, cover letter, etc.)
consistently and with
sophistication.

Content:
Information

Fails to provide most of the
required information.

Supplies some necessary
information.

Supplies all necessary
information.

Content:
Support

Typically does not support
claims with evidence.
Sometimes tries to support
claims with additional claims or
personal opinion.
Frequently unorganized:
difficult to find a clear
relationship between
paragraphs or sentences.

Supports a few claims with
evidence, although the evidence
could at times be more specific or
relevant.

Supports most claims with
specific, relevant details and/or
evidence.

Supplies all necessary
information with
sophistication.
Supports all claims with
specific, relevant details and/or
evidence. Employs different
types of evidence.

Demonstrates some signs of
organization, but occassionally
includes abrupt or illugical shifts
and ineffective sequence of ideas.

Citations:
N/A

Omits or uses incorrectly
MLA- or APA-style
parenthetical citations,
quotation marks, and works
cited list. Drops quotations and
ideas into text without
introducing source.

A few errors in MLA- or APAstyle parenthetical citations,
quotation marks, and works cited
list. Often includes sources’ names
without introduction.

Effectively ordered paragraphs
are generally linked with useful
transitions.
Sentences typically flow
logically.
Correctly uses MLA- or APAstyle parenthetical citations,
quotation marks, and works cited
list. Usually introduces each
source fully—you know who did
the research or talking, for
whom, and why.

Effectively ordered paragraphs
are generally linked with
useful transitions.
Sentences flow logically to
persuade reader.
Correctly uses MLA- or APAstyle parenthetical citations,
quotation marks, and works
cited list. Introduces each
source fully—you know who
did the research or talking, for
whom, and why.

Readability:

Spelling, syntax, diction, or
punctuation errors impede
readability.

Spelling, syntax, diction, or
punctuation errors impede
readability or otherwise distract
from meaning.

Spelling, syntax, diction, or
punctuation errors are few and
do not distract from meaning.

Outstanding control of
language, including effective
diction and sentence variety.

Content:
Organization

Comments: In the Experience section, under Larry’s produce: Maybe move the last bullet point to the 3rd, so that it will validate the 2nd point. Great layout! 

English 360 Portfolio Rubric for Revised Documents