Definition paper – due saturday 6/20 – 700-1000 words
Does Not Meet Expectations
The paper did not include at least 700 words and did not include the required elements of the assignment Inconsistent grammar, spelling and paragraphing throughout paper and inability to explain findings clearly. Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning.
The paper may have included 700 to 1,050 words, but lacked all of the required elements of the assignment. Adequate explanation of findings. Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language, sentence structure, and/or word choice are present.
The paper included 700 to 1,050 words and included all of the required elements of the assignment Clear and logical written explanation of findings. Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are used.
The paper included 700 to 1,050 words and provided some analysis and/or evaluation beyond the required elements of the assignment Exceptionally concise written explanation of findings. Prose is free of mechanical errors. A variety of sentence structures and effective figures of speech are used. Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.