8 English Newman Grading rubric--extended essay

Content
Intro paragraph •clear; includes plot summary of stories; •thesis statement is strong and well-phrased Body paragraph #1 •Clear subtopic; context provided without excessive plot summary; interpretation of its importance is on target and clearly written Body paragraph #2 •Clear subtopic; context provided without excessive plot summary; interpretation of its importance is on target and clearly written Body paragraph #3 (if relevant) •Clear subtopic; context provided without excessive plot summary; interpretation of its importance is on target and clearly written Quoting properly •Well chosen •Accurately quoted •Lead-ins are strong and prepare reader well for the quote Concluding paragraph •Clear, indicates completion, •restates thesis idea •no new ideas

Effective

Adequate

Weak

Absent

Format
•Follows MLA guidelines Effective Adequate Weak Absent

Mechanics
Recurrent mistakes in _____________________________________________ Occasional mistakes of ____________________________________________ Follow self-editing rules on ________________________________________ Other comments/suggestions _______________________________________ Content: __________ Mechanics: __________

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