Here are some essay writing rubrics to help you get started grading your students’ essays.
You will probably have to customize these rubrics to meet your goals and standards, but these should give you a decent place to start.
Demonstrates deep intellectual engagement with and understanding of material.
B Accurately summarizes main argument in original language, may overlook one or two key supporting points.
Body paragraphs include well-developed summary and critique with effective topic sentences, sequencing of ideas and transitions, though some development may be needed.
C Includes an introduction and conclusion, though some development may be needed.
All body paragraphs include well-developed summary and critique with strong topic sentences, effective sequencing of ideas and smooth transitions.
B Provides an organizational structure that includes an effective introduction and conclusion.
Customize the RTF file to meet your specific goals and needs.
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