You will be evaluated with the rubric that will be included below.
The rubric is specialized to evaluate written narrative essays.
You can and will be penalized if you turn in your written work past your due date.
Follow the instructions provided in the process explained before in this WebQuest.
|INTRODUCTION Background/ History Thesis Statement CONCLUSION||Background details are a random collection of information, unclear, or not related to the topic. Thesis is vague or unclear. Conclusion does not summarize main points.||Introduction adequately explains the background, but may lack detail. Thesis states the position. Conclusion is recognizable and ties up almost all loose ends||Introduction creates interest. Thesis clearly states the position. Conclusion effectively summarizes topics.||Well-developed introduction engages the reader and creates interest. ontains detailed background information. Thesis clearly states a significant and compelling position. Conclusion effectively wraps up and goes beyond restating the thesis.||25%|
|MAIN POINTS Body Paragraphs||Less than three main points, and/or poor development of ideas. The narrative is undeveloped, and tells rather than shows, the story.||Three or more main points are present. The narrative shows the events, but may lack details.||Three or more main points are related to the thesis, but one may lack details. The narrative shows events from the author's point of view using some details.||Well developed main points directly related to the thesis. Supporting examples are concrete and detailed. The narrative is developed with a consistent and effective point-of-view, showing the story in detail.||25%|
|ORGANIZATION Structure Transitions||No discernable organization. Transitions are not present.||Organization is clear. Transitions are present.||Logical progression of ideas. Transitions are present equally throughout essay.||Logical progression of ideas with a clear structure that enhances the thesis. Transitions are mature and graceful.||25%|
|MECHANICS Spelling, punctuation, capitalization||Distracting errors in punctuation, spelling, capitalization.||A few errors in punctuation, spelling, capitalization. (7-8)||Punctuation, spelling, capitalization are generally correct, with few errors. (4-6)||Punctuation, spelling, capitalization are correct. (1-3)||25%|
Total Score: 100%