Review of Related Literature Rubric
Criteria 1 3 5 Score
Body: Flow of The summary appears to have There is a basic flow from one All the sections or paragraphs
the Review to direction, with subtopics section to the next, but not all follow in a logical order.
appearing disjointed. sections or paragraphs follow in a Transitions tie sections together.
natural or logical order
Coverage of Major sections of relevant All major sections of the relevant The appropriate content in
Content content have been omitted. content are included, but not consideration is covered in depth
The information presented is covered in as much depth. without being redundant. Sources
of little significance to the Significance to the study is evident. are cited when specific statements
study. are made. Significance to the study
Clarity of It is hard to know what the Writing is generally clear, but Writing is clear, concise and terse.
Writing and writer is trying to express. unnecessary words are occasionally No spelling, grammar, or
Writing Misspelled words, incorrect used. Paragraph or sentence punctuation errors are made.
Technique grammar, and improper structure is too repetitive. Few (3)
punctuation is evident. spelling, grammar, or punctuation
errors are made.
Conclusion: A There is no indication the The writer provides concluding The writer was able to make
synthesis of writer tried to synthesize the remarks that show an analysis and succinct and precise conclusions
ideas information or make a synthesis of ideas occurred. Some based on the review.
conclusion based on the of the conclusions, however, were
literature under review. not supported in the body of the
Citations/ Citation did not follow APA Citation did follow APA format; Citation did follow APA format.
References: format and was missing however, a few (2) errors is Essential information was accurate
Proper APA essential information. essential information were evident. and complete.