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CATEGORY CLEAR and CONSISTENT (Scores a 6)

Point of View
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Effective insightful point of view
Outstanding critical thinking
Clear appropriate examples, reasons, and evidence to support position
Organized
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Well organized clearly focused
Demonstrates clear coherence with smooth progression of ideas
Language Use
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Skillful use of language
Varied accurate and apt vocabulary
Sentence Structure
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Meaningful variety in sentence structure
Transitions
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Thoughtful transitions clearly showing how ideas are connected
Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics
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Free of most errors in grammar, usage, and mechanics
Audience
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Appropriate vocabulary and arguments to anticipate reader questions
T
horough answers appropriate for the audience
Evidence and Examples
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Specific and relevant evidence and example Explanations show how evidence supports the author's position
Conclusion
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Effectively restates individual position and developed ideas
Solid understanding of the unique position

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Copyright © June 2005 by Diane Jerome.