Score on Topic/Idea Development:_____/60_______ + Score on Standard English Conventions:_____/40_______ = __________Total Malden High

School Long Composition Rubric / Research Paper Name:________________________________________ Topic/Idea Development: 60% 6 5 4 3 2 1 Criteria Writer presents an Writer presents an Writer presents an Writer presents a Writer does not Writer does not respond to Topic and Idea insightful and appropriate thesis appropriate thesis thesis that basically respond to the the prompt and Development appropriate thesis that that fully responds to that responds to the responds to the prompt and/or demonstrates little or no fully responds to the the prompt (when prompt (when prompt (when demonstrates understanding of the topic prompt (when applicable) and applicable) and applicable), but limited and/or the text. applicable) and demonstrates good demonstrates fair demonstrates limited understanding of the demonstrates understanding of the understanding of the understanding of the topic and/or the text. sophisticated topic and/or the text. topic and/or the text. topic and/or the text. understanding of the topic and/ or the text. Writer uses careful, Writer uses logical Writer uses logical Writer uses basic Writer uses little Writer uses no Organization subtle organization that organization that organization. organization. organization. organization. effectively presents effectively presents his/her argument. his/her argument. Writer uses carefully Writer uses strong, Writer uses relevant Evidence and detail Writer uses some Writer uses few to Unacceptable amount of chosen, relevant details relevant details to details to support basic supporting no supporting research or citation not to insightfully support support his/her his/her argument. details. details. done properly. his/her argument. argument. Writer presents Writer presents Please try again. Writer presents research Writer presents Writer presents research from a research from a from a variety of research from a research from a variety of sources. sources. If I accept paper as such, it intellectually variety of variety of Research will have to be considered appropriate sources. appropriate sources. appropriate sources. Averages less than technically plagiarized and Averages less than one source per page. will receive a zero. Averages more than one Averages more than Averages about one one source per page. source per page. one source per page. source per page. Does not varies and Does not varies and / / or integrates Varies and integrates Varies and integrates Varies and integrates or integrates evidence enough. evidence. evidence. evidence. evidence enough. Style & Standard English Conventions: 40% 4 3 2 1 Criteria Writer demonstrates control of Writer’s errors do not interfere Writer’s errors interfere with Writer’s errors seriously interfere Standard English sentence structure, grammar with communication. There communication. There are too with communication. Writer has Conventions and usage and mechanics are few errors relative to length many errors relative to length. little control of conventions. Writer uses rich, effective Writer uses appropriate Writer uses simplistic Writer uses basic vocabulary and Language vocabulary and a variety of vocabulary and some variety in vocabulary and/or sentence sentence structures. sentence structures. sentence structure. structure, or does not use vocabulary properly

You will also receive a grade for Internal Citation, as well as the Works Cited. If there are enough mistakes in your paper to be considered done incorrectly, you will have to redo your paper for late credit, as your paper with these mistakes is technically plagiarized.

Master your semester with Scribd & The New York Times

Special offer for students: Only $4.99/month.

Master your semester with Scribd & The New York Times

Cancel anytime.