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CPHS_Civics 9 - Dystopian Literature Project: Evaluation

Mr. Hedlund's Grading Rubric

EVALUATION CRITERIA                                  

Name ______________________________

DYSTOPIA NOVEL AND ESSAY PROJECT      

GRADING:  __________/ 100 POINTS

 

CATEGORY

Exceptional

Average

Below Average

Intro Paragraph

·         Intro sentence

·         Summary of plot

·         Thesis sentence

 

_____ /20 points

 

Intro sent. grabs reader’s attention.

Several plot events with details

Well-developed thesis that explains topics

Quotes from book support analysis

Intro sent. tells book title and author.

A couple plot events with detail and explanation.

Thesis explains topics Quotes from book may or may not be present.

Lacking intro sent.

Too general

No reference

No thesis statement

Par. A Type of Govt.

·         Topic Sentence

·         Characteristics

·         Type

·         How it is oppressive

·         Concl. Sent.

_____ /20 points

 

Complete Topic Sent

Thorough explanations Insightful analysis

 Book reference (p. __)

Summary in concl sent. Quotes from book support analysis

General Topic Sent

General explanation Accurate analysis

 Book reference (p. __)

Summary in concl sent.

Quotes from book may or may not be present.

Incomplete Topic Sent

Explanation is lacking

Inaccurate analysis

 No Book reference

(p. __)

Incomplete summary

Par. B  Role of Citizen

·         Topic Sentence

·         Character

·         Actions as citizen

·         Consequences

·         Concl. Sent.

 

_____/20 points

 

Complete Topic Sent

Thorough explanations Insightful analysis

 Book reference (p. __)

Summary in concl sent. Quotes from book support analysis

General Topic Sent

General explanation Accurate analysis

 Book reference (p. __)

Summary in concl sent.

Quotes from book may or may not be present.

Incomplete Topic Sent

Explanation is lacking

Inaccurate analysis

 No Book reference

(p. __)

Incomplete summary

Par. C  Author’s Warning

·         Topic Sentence

·         Warning

·         Concl. Sent.

 

_____ /20 points 

 

Complete Topic Sent

Thorough explanations Insightful analysis

 Book reference (p. __)

Summary in concl sent. Quotes from book support analysis

General Topic Sent

General explanation Accurate analysis

 Book reference (p. __)

Summary in concl sent.

Quotes from book may or may not be present.

Incomplete Topic Sent

Explanation is lacking

Inaccurate analysis

 No Book reference

(p. __)

Incomplete summary

Concluding Paragraph

·         Topic Sentence

·         Summary of each topic in essay

·         Clincher concluding sent.

 

_____ /10  points

 

Complete Topic Sent.

Thorough summaries of each topic

Compelling clincher sentence.

General Topic Sent.

General summaries of each topic

Concluding sentence to essay

 

Incomplete Topic Sent.

Missing summary topics

Incomplete concluding sent.

MECHANICS

Novel Packet done

Professional essay

·         Typed or neat hand writing

·         Spelling/Grammar

·         Tense is consistent

___/10 points

ALL COMPLETE

It is obvious you read the book and thought about the topics in great detail.

Very professional work product!  Tense is consistent throughout paper.

COMPLETE

You indicate details to show you read book.

Very neat essay!  Tense is somewhat inconsistent throughout paper.

MISSING

No packet

Could be neater!

Tense is very inconsistent throughout paper.