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Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Slightly Below Expectations Below Expectations Quality of Writing (12 points) Sentence Structure All sentences are well-constructed with varied structure. 4 points Most sentences are well-constructed with varied structure. 3 points Some sentences are well-constructed but some lack structure and appear incomplete or rambling. 2 points Sentences lack structure and appear incomplete or rambling. 0-1 points Grammar, Spelling, Punctuation & Capitalization Writer makes no errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation or capitalization so the paper is exceptionally easy to read. 4 points Writer makes 1-2 errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation or capitalization but the paper is still easy to read. 3 points Writer makes a few errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation or capitalization that catch the reader’s attention and distract the reader from the content. 2 points Writer makes several errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation or capitalization that catch the reader’s attention and greatly distract the reader from the content. 0-1 points Organization Information is very organized with well-constructed paragraphs and subheadings. 4 points Information is organized with well-constructed paragraphs. 3 points Information may be disorganized, paragraphs are not well-constructed therefore distracting the reader. 2 points The information is disorganized and difficult for the reader to understand. 0-1 points Quality of Sources (12 points) Number of Sources Five unique sources are integrated into the paper. 4 points Four unique sources are integrated into the paper. 3 points Three unique sources are integrated into the paper. 2 points Two or fewer unique sources are integrated into the paper. 0-1 points Bibliography Attached Yes 1-4 points No 0 points Citation All sources are accurately documented in MLA or APA. 4 points All sources are documented, but a few are not in the desired format. 3 points All sources are accurately documented, but many are not in the desired format. 2 points Some sources are not accurately documented or cited within the text. 0-1 points Quality of Information (26 points) Accuracy All facts are reported accurately. 7-8 points Almost all facts are reported accurately. 4-6 points Many facts are not reported or reported inaccurately. 2-3 points Most facts are not reported OR are inaccurately reported. 0-1 points Amount of Information All topics are addressed and all questions are answered completely. 7-8 points All topics are addressed and most questions are answered. 4-6 points All topics are addressed but many of the specific questions are not answered. 2-3 points One or more topics were not addressed or most of the questions are not answered. 0-1 points Quality Information clearly relates to the topic. It includes several supporting details and/or examples. 9-10 points Information clearly relates to the topic. It provides 2-3 supporting details and/or examples. 6-8 points Information relates to the main topic. No details and/or examples are given. 3-5 points Information has little or nothing to do with the main topic. 0-2 points

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