Literature Essay Rubric with Integrated Comments



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Literature Essay Rubric with Integrated Comments



For (author of paper):



From (evaluator):


How to
: Check the appropriate rubric box and provide an explanation of the ratings by answering the questions below. Fill out each section thoroughly to provide thoughtful and comprehensive feedback.

Using the information
: For areas where a writer receives “needs work” or “adequate,” review that area in the Rhetoric associated with that topic (link below) and use the advice when revising.


  1. Assignment Fulfillment

Does the essay respond to all parts of the assignment and effectively fulfill all the requirements? Is the essay an analysis of/argument about the text(s)?

Comments:






Assignment Fulfillment

needs work

adequate

good

excellent

More information: See Chapter 3: Paper Topics (95-109)
http://www.skylinecollege.edu/skyenglish/3Papertopics.htm









  1. Literary Analysis

Has the essay included literary analysis and criticism? Has the essay effectively evaluated and analyzed literary theme(s) and techniques?

Comments:






Literary Analysis

needs work

adequate

good

excellent

More information: See Chapter 12: Literature (286-303)
http://www.skylinecollege.edu/skyenglish/12Literature.htm















  1. Thesis/Controlling Idea

Is the thesis a controlling idea for the essay? Is it clear and arguable? Does it have a clear “so what?” stating a larger significance? Is the thesis a response to and an analysis of the text(s)?

Comments:






Thesis/Controlling Idea

needs work

adequate

good

excellent

More information: See Chapter 7: Thesis Statements (199-218)
http://www.skylinecollege.edu/skyenglish/7Thesis.htm









  1. Organization/Coherence/Focus

Is the introduction quick to capture reader interest and strongly orient the reader? Is there a logical order of ideas with clear transitions? Are there strong topic sentences? Does the writer stay on topic within each paragraph? Does the conclusion lead to larger implications and/or significance? Is the overall essay unified around one clear argument?

Comments:




Organization/Coherence/Focus

needs work

adequate

good

excellent

More info: See Chapter 9 (234-252) & Chapter 8 (219-233)
http://www.skylinecollege.edu/skyenglish/9Paragraphs.htm
http://www.skylinecollege.edu/skyenglish/8Introductions-Conclusions.htm













  1. Development/Support

Are the arguments fair, reasonable, and logical? Is the evidence in the body paragraphs consistently focused on a clear supporting point? Are body paragraphs fully developed, insightful, and convincing? Is there a balance of textual support and the student’s own analysis?

Comments:



Development/Support

needs work

adequate

good

excellent

More information: See Chapter 9: Paragraphs (234-252)
http://www.skylinecollege.edu/skyenglish/9Paragraphs.htm









  1. Use of Text

Are relevant quotes, paraphrases and concepts from the text skillfully integrated to support and illustrate ideas? Do they demonstrate sophisticated use of the text(s)?

Comments:



Use of Text

needs work

adequate

good

excellent

More information: See Chapter 10: Integrating Sources (253-273)
http://www.skylinecollege.edu/skyenglish/10IntegratingSources.htm









  1. MLA Formatting & Documentation Skills

Has MLA format been used including title page and page numbers? Are the sources cited within the essay and in the Works Cited done correctly according to MLA format?

Comments:




MLA Formatting & Documentation Skills

needs work

adequate

good

excellent

More information: See Chapter 5: MLA Conventions (170-182)
http://www.skylinecollege.edu/skyenglish/5MLA.htm









  1. Sentence Style

Do the sentences flow well? Does the writer join sentences to show relationships between ideas? Is there sentence variety?

Comments:





Sentence Style

needs work

adequate

good

excellent

More information: See Chapter 13: Style (304-333)
http://www.skylinecollege.edu/skyenglish/13Style.htm









  1. Grammar

Is the essay proofread paying attention to grammar, punctuation, and spelling?

Comments:





Grammar

4 or more errors/page

3 or more errors/page

2 or more errors/page

1 or more errors/page

More information: See Chapter 14: Grammar (334-423)
http://www.skylinecollege.edu/skyenglish/14Grammar.htm


















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