Rubric

Find Rubric
Keep in mind that 1 student has already been assessed using this rubric. Changing it will affect their evaluation.
Final Essay Rubric
Final Essay Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
Introduction
threshold: pts
7.5 to >6.0 pts
Proficient: Intro includes a hook to draw reader in. Road map/outline of the paper provided. Clear thesis statement
6 to >1.0 pts
Competent: Missing one or two pieces of a good conclusion.
1 to >0 pts
Novice: No outline of paper. No thesis statement. No hook to draw reader in.
pts
7.5 pts
--
Conclusion
threshold: pts
7.5 to >6.0 pts
Proficient: Conclusion summarizes paper. Conclusion restates thesis. Conclusion provide a reason why the argument is important.
6 to >1.0 pts
Competent: Missing one or two pieces of a good conclusion.
1 to >0 pts
Novice: Does not summarize paper. Does not restate thesis. Does not provide a reason why the argument is important.
pts
7.5 pts
--
Model of Representation
threshold: pts
12.5 to >10.0 pts
Proficient: Each model of representation is clearly defined. Thesis statement clearly states which model your representative follows.
10 to >2.0 pts
Competent: One or more models of representation undefined or model of representation not included in thesis statement.
2 to >0 pts
Novice: Models of representation not defined. Model of representation not included in thesis statement.
pts
12.5 pts
--
Civic Engagement
threshold: pts
12.5 to >10.0 pts
Proficient: Civic engagement clearly defined. Argument provided whether your rep is doing well in this area. Evidence provided to support argument.
10 to >1.0 pts
Competent: One or more pieces missing.
1 to >0 pts
Novice: Not discussed in paper.
pts
12.5 pts
--
Ethics
threshold: pts
12.5 to >10.0 pts
Proficient: Ethics clearly defined. Argument provided whether your rep is doing well in this area. Evidence provided to support argument.
10 to >1.0 pts
Competent: One or more pieces missing.
1 to >0 pts
Novice: Not discussed in paper.
pts
12.5 pts
--
Stewardship
threshold: pts
12.5 to >10.0 pts
Proficient: Stewardship clearly defined. Argument provided whether your rep is doing well in this area. Evidence provided to support argument.
10 to >1.0 pts
Competent: One or more pieces missing.
1 to >0 pts
Novice: Not discussed in paper.
pts
12.5 pts
--
Argumentation
threshold: pts
25 to >19.0 pts
Proficient: Argument clearly supports thesis statement. Each paragraph of the paper supports the argument. Evidence given throughout paper to support argument. Coherent argument throughout paper. Incorporated course concepts to support argument.
19 to >6.0 pts
Competent: One or more of the following: Argument does not supports thesis statement. Some paragraphs irrelevant the argument. Little evidence given throughout paper to support argument. Argument gets confusing at times in the paper. No course concepts included to support argument.
6 to >0 pts
Novice: Little to no argument provided.
pts
25 pts
--
Style and Grammar
threshold: pts
5 to >4.0 pts
Proficient: Paper is free of blatant grammatical errors. Paragraphs flow together - ideas transition from one to the next.
4 to >1.0 pts
Competent: Minor grammatical errors. Poor transition between paragraphs and ideas.
1 to >0 pts
Novice: Major grammatical errors. Organization of the paper is hard to follow.
pts
5 pts
--
Formatting and Length
threshold: pts
5 to >4.0 pts
Proficient: Paper meets page requirement. Paper is in Times New Roman, 12 point font. Paper has 1 inch margins
4 to >1.0 pts
Competent: Missing one or two of the requirements for format and length.
1 to >0 pts
Novice: Paper missing all requirements about format and length.
pts
5 pts
--
Total Points: 100 out of 100