Criteria for Judging Essays by oyr19245


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Criteria for Judging Essays

 Judges will use a holistic scoring approach that focuses primarily on the content
of the essay, but also considers mechanics [spelling, grammar, punctuation] of
the essay. Each essay will be read and scored by two judges.

      Follows the guidelines for writing
      Writes meaningful responses to all questions listed for the essay
      Answers include information based on research, as well as personal
      experience and opinions
      Answers demonstrate critical and creative thinking
      Does not exceed word limit

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