You mission is now just about complete, to finalize it you have to submit a informative essay, based on all the research and evidence you have gathered, to answer you essential question. Remember below is rubric of the expectation use it to get the best ranking you can. Remember have fun and enjoy the ride.
|#||Above Average||Meets Standard||Approaching Standards||Below Standard||Score|
|Focus or Thesis Statement||The thesis statement names the topic of the essay and outlines the main points to be discussed.||The thesis statement names the topic of the essay.||The thesis statement outlines some or all the main points to be discussed but does not name the topic.||The thesis statement does not name the topic AND does not preview what will be discussed.||25%|
|Evidence and Examples||All the evidence and examples are specific, relevant and explanations are given that show how each piece of evidence supports the author's position.||Most of the evidence and examples are specific, relevant and explanations are given that show how each piece of evidence supports the author's position.||At least one of the pieces of evidence and examples is relevant and has an explanation that shows how that piece of evidence supports the author's position.||Evidence and examples are NOT relevant AND/OR are not explained.||25%|
|Accuracy||All supportive facts and statistics are reported accurately.||Almost all supportive facts and statistics are reported accurately.||Most supportive facts and statistics are reported accurately.||Most supportive facts and statistics were inaccurately reported.||25%|
|Closing Paragraph||The conclusion is strong and leaves the reader solidly understanding the writer's position. Effective restatement of the position statement begins the closing paragraph.||The conclusion is recognizable. The author's position is restated within the first two sentences of the closing paragraph.||The author's position is restated within the closing paragraph, but not near the beginning.||There is no conclusion - the paper just ends.||25%|
Total Score: 100%