Quality of claims and evidence



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Quality of claims and evidence

Ideas/Content

Fluency

Organization

4

Thorough and focused claims that respond to guiding question. Each paragraph has clear claims supported by evidence.

Draws on and demonstrates impressive understanding of key concepts. Makes numerous clear and effective connections between anthropological literature and the speculative claims.

Essay flows, has effective sentence transitions, is concise, and easy to read. Essay meets the conventions of standard written English with only a few minor errors.

Excellent organization to essay as a whole. Each paragraph well organized, focused, and developed; good transitions.

3

Claims in the essay address question, but in limited depth. Claims are made but are supported by limited evidence.

Demonstrates understanding of key concepts. Makes a few clear and effective connections between anthropological literature and the speculative claims.

Essay has a good flow, sentence transitions are present, good sentence structure, and run-ons or fragments are rare. Some mechanical errors, but they do not interfere with the communication of ideas.

Strong organization with most paragraphs well organized and developed; fairly strong transitions.

2

Claims do not address the guiding question. Claims are not clearly stated and have little or no supporting evidence.

Some information is not related to the guiding question and use of key concepts is not considered or demonstrated. Presents oversimplified discussion that reflects superficial understandings of ideas/content.

Essay is mechanical but readable, has some awkward phrases, run-ons, and/or fragments. Some areas are hard to understand because of problems with fluency and/or mechanics.

Some evidence of structure, but wanders and is hard to follow at times; main ideas difficult to find or follow; intro and/or conclusion aren’t clear. Weak transitions between paragraphs.

1

No clear claims are made in the essay. Supporting evidence seriously lacking.

Much of the information is unrelated to the question. Key concepts are not considered.

Sentences are incomplete, awkward, fragmented, etc. Essay is difficult to understand because of problems with fluency and/or mechanics.


Little or no evidence of structure; intro and/or conclusion is missing or basic. Transitions are lacking.


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