Score of A by panniuniu

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									Grading Rubric (Based on the new SAT Scoring Guide)
Mrs. Mucinskas



Score of A                                     Score of B+/B                                 Score of B-
An essay/presentation in this category is      An essay/presentation in this category is     An essay/presentation in this category is
outstanding, demonstrating clear and           effective, demonstrating reasonably           competent, demonstrating adequate
consistent mastery, although it may have a     consistent mastery, although it may have      mastery, although it may have lapses in
few minor errors. A typical essay:             occasional errors or lapses in quality. A     quality. A typical essay:
                                               typical essay:
          Effectively and insightfully                   Effectively develops a point of             Develops a point of view on
           develops a point of view on the                 view on the issue and                        the issue and demonstrates
           issue and demonstrates                          demonstrates strong critical                 competent critical thinking,
           outstanding critical thinking,                  thinking, generally using                    using adequate examples,
           using clearly appropriate                       appropriate examples, reasons,               reasons, and other evidence to
           examples, reasons, and other                    and other evidence to support                support its position
           evidence to support its reason                  its opinion
          Is well organized and clearly                  Is well organized and focused,              Is generally organized and
           focused, demonstrating clear                    demonstrating coherence and                  focused, demonstrating some
           coherence and smooth                            progression of ideas                         coherence and progression of
           progression of ideas                                                                         ideas
          Exhibits skillful use of                      Exhibits facility in the use of              Exhibits adequate but
           language, using a varied,                      language, using appropriate                   inconsistent facility in the use
           accurate, and apt vocabulary                   vocabulary                                    of language, using generally
                                                                                                        appropriate vocabulary
          Demonstrates meaningful                       Demonstrates variety in                      Demonstrates some variety in
           variety in sentence structure                  sentence structure                            sentence structure
          Is free of most errors in                     Is generally free of most errors             Has some errors in grammar,
           grammar, usage, and                            in grammar, usage and                         usage, and mechanics
           mechanics                                      mechanics
Score of C                                     Score of D                                    Score of F
An essay/presentation in this category is      An essay in this category is seriously        An essay in this category is fundamentally
inadequate, but demonstrates developing        limited, demonstrating little mastery, and    lacking, demonstrating very little or no
mastery, and is marked by ONE OR               is flawed by ONE OR MORE of the               mastery, and is flawed in ONE OR
MORE of the following weaknesses:              following weaknesses:                         MORE of the following weaknesses:
          Develops a point of view on                   Develops a point of view that                Develops no viable point of
           the issue, demonstrating some                  is vague or seriously limited,                view on the issue, or provides
           critical thinking, but may do so               demonstrating weak critical                   little or no evidence to support
           inconsistently or use                          thinking, providing                           its position
           inadequate examples, reasons,                  inappropriate or insufficient
           or other evidence to support its               examples, reasons, or other
           position                                       evidence to support its position
          Is limited in its organization or             Is poorly organized and/or                   Is disorganized or unfocused,
           focus, or may demonstrate                      focused, or demonstrates                      resulting in a disjointed or
           some lapses in coherence or                    serious problems with                         incoherent essay
           progression of ideas                           coherence or progression of
                                                          ideas
          Displays developing facility in               Displays very little facility in             Displays fundamental errors in
           the use of language, but                       the use of language, using very               vocabulary
           sometimes uses weak                            limited vocabulary or incorrect
           vocabulary or inappropriate                    word choice
           word choice
          Lacks variety or demonstrates                 Demonstrates frequent                        Demonstrates severe flaws in
           problems in sentence structure                 problems in sentence structure                sentence structure
          Contains an accumulation or                   Contains errors in grammar,                  Contains pervasive errors in
           errors in grammar, usage, and                  usage, and mechanics so                       grammar, usage, or mechanics
           mechanics                                      serious that meaning is                       that persistently interfere with
                                                          somewhat obscured                             meaning




                    Essays not written on the essay assignment will receive a score of zero.

								
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