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Biographical Research Paper - Rough Draft
Biographical Research Paper - Rough Draft
Criteria Ratings Pts
Content, Organization and Length
threshold: pts
60.0 pts
Provides an overview of individual's life and accomplishments - factually accurate - content organized chronologically with strong introduction and conclusion - meets requirements for length
36.0 pts
Provides an overview of individual's life and accomplishments - one or two minor inaccuracies - chronologically organized - introduction and conclusion are good but may need strengthening - short on length requirements by 1/4 page
24.0 pts
Provides a basic idea of individual's life and accomplishments but seems focused on one aspect more than providing a complete view - one or two inaccuracies that are significant - introduction and conclusion are present but may be short or need significant improvement - paper is short of length requirement by 1/2 page
12.0 pts
Paper primarily focuses on major accomplishments of individual's life rather than giving and overview - significant omissions or factual inaccuracies - introduction and conclusion are missing or inadequate - paper is short of length requirement by 1 page
0.0 pts
Paper provides a mention of the individual's accomplishements but doesn't provide an overview of individual's life - paper is factually inaccurate - no introduction or conclusion present - paper is short of length requirement by more than 1 page
pts
60.0 pts
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Writing
threshold: pts
50.0 pts
- Paragraphs are well constructed and original to the student. They are proofread to prevent grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization errors. There are NO errors present. Writing is clear and concise. Full Marks
30.0 pts
- Paragraphs are well-constructed and original to the student. There are 2-3 errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization. Writing contains some stylistic issues but clearly communicates the students’ thoughts.
20.0 pts
- Paragraphs have some degree of proper construction and are original to the student. There are 4-5 errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization. Writing primarily communicates student’s thoughts, but there are some issues with clarity throughout.
10.0 pts
- Paragraphs need some improvement in construction but are original to the student. There are 6-7 errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization. There are significant issues with clarity in the student’s writing.
0.0 pts
- Paragraphs are poorly constructed with more than 8 errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization. The writing is difficult to understand and not proofread.
pts
50.0 pts
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Formatting and Citations
threshold: pts
40.0 pts
- Paper utilizes formatting and citation style as directed in assignment instructions. Source citations are included throughout the paper. Assignment includes a properly formatted works cited or bibliography page.
24.0 pts
- Paper utilizes formatting and citation style as directed with only minor deviations. Source citations are present throughout the paper. Works cited or bibliography page is present. Citations contain only one or two minor errors.
16.0 pts
- Paper utilizes most of the formatting and citation style required. Some source citations are obviously missing. Works cited or bibliography page is present. Citations are attempted but there are significant errors in citations and works cited or bibliography.
8.0 pts
- Paper does not follow the formatting required for the assignment. There are source citations, but they do not adhere to the proper format. Citations are only provided for quoted material, not for other source references. Works cited or bibliography page is present but not properly formatted.
0.0 pts
- Paper is not typed in any discernable style and contains no citations. Works cited page or bibliography is not present.
pts
40.0 pts
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Total Points: 150.0 out of 150.0