A Research Paper Rubric Standard

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Research Paper Rubric Standard 4 3 2 1 Row 1 Writes with organization Writes with focus, org. and supporting details Paper is very well organized. Effective sequencing & thoughtful transitions skillfully support your central thesis. Logical sequencing, predictable connections, organized around a central thesis. Some sequencing, connections are awkward, structure of writing detracts from content. Sequencing not present, connections are confusing or not present, hard to follow. Row 2 Analysis Writes with focus, organization and supporting details Paper carefully and insightfully analyzes the information gathered and connects the evidence to both the paragraph and thesis statement. Draws appropriate and inventive conclusions. Paper…show more content…
Errors in sentence structure, spelling, punctuation or grammar make writing difficult to understand. Row 4 Information Gathering and evaluating Understands and applies research skills Paper insightfully demonstrates the ability to select key details: all details are relevant and thorough in support of the thesis statement. Topic is richly developed. Paper clearly demonstrates the ability to select important details: all details are relevant in support of the thesis. Topic is clearly developed. Paper demonstrates a limited ability to select important details; details provide minimal support of the thesis. Limited topic development. Essay does not demonstrate ability to select details, or gather sufficient relevant information. There is little to no topic development. Row 5 Documentation Understands and applies research skills All sources are documented with excellent attention to detail on note sheets, the Works Cited page and in the Internal Documentation. Most sources are documented with minimal format errors on note sheets, Works Cited page and in the Internal Documentation. Some sources are documented with minimal format errors on the notes, Works Cited page and in the Internal Documentation. Few sources are documented with minimal format errors both on the Works Cited page and in the Internal Documentation. Row 6 Research: organization Understands & applies research skills Excellent! You followed each step, smoothly moving from sources,
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