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Criteria Ratings Pts
Introduction
The introduction is complete and included at the beginning of the essay.
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10 pts
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Thesis Statement
The thesis statement is complete and included in the introduction.
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10 pts
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Comparisons
The essay compares the two genres in at least two areas.
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15 pts
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Contrasts
The essay contrasts the two genres in at least two areas.
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15 pts
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Support
The body paragraphs include details and examples from the two genres.
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30 pts
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Conclusion
The conclusion is complete and included at the end of the essay.
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10 pts
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Grammar and Style
The student employs strong punctuation, capitalization, and spelling. The student avoids major errors, including fragments, run-ons, comma splices, and agreement errors.
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10 pts
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Total Points: 100 out of 100