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TEDxProject Analytical Writing Assignment


Once you have been officially assigned your TED Talks, select the order you wish to analyze
them. Each Monday you will submit one written analysis for one of the TED Talks you are
looking at. Check the calendar on the wiki to see the complete time line for the project.
Task
Each of your written submissions will be graded individually based on the following criteria:

1. Clear introductory paragraph with thesis. This only needs to be a couple of sentences in
length.
2. 2-3 body paragraphs with a minimum of 8 sentences each.
one paragraph should summarize the Talk
at least one paragraph will express your opinion on the talk, looking at the
argument presented, the delivery skills, and persuasiveness of the Talk
3. Clear conclusion and recommendation. This only needs to be a few sentences in length.
The writing will be assessed based on writing style/voice, grammar, and ability to persuade.
Rubric
Knowledge

Thinking

Communication

Application

Level 4

-Demonstrates a
high degree of
understanding of
the TED Talks by
using 4-6 direct
proofs from the
individual Talks
to support your
opinions

-Analyse TED
Talks, focusing on
the ways in which
they
communicate
information,
ideas, issues, and
themes and
influence the
viewers response
with a high
degree of ability
by making 4-6
specific
references to the
Talks

-Communicates
with a thorough
sense of audience
and style.
-No grammar
errors.

-Establish a
distinctive voice
in your writing,
modifying
language and
tone skilfully to
suit the form,
audience, and
purpose with a
high degree of
ability

Level 3

-Demonstrates
considerable
understanding of
the TED Talks by
using 3-4 direct
proofs from the
individual Talks
to support your
opinions

-Analyse TED
Talks, focusing on
the ways in which
they
communicate
information,
ideas, issues, and
themes and
influence the
viewers response

-Communicates
with a
considerable
sense of audience
and style.
-Only a few
grammar errors.

-Establish a
distinctive voice
in your writing,
modifying
language and
tone skilfully to
suit the form,
audience, and
purpose with
considerable

with considerable
ability by making
3-4 specific
references to the
Talks

ability

Level 2

-Demonstrates
some
understanding of
the TED Talks by
using 2-3 direct
proofs from the
individual Talks
to support your
opinions

-Analyse TED
Talks, focusing on
the ways in which
they
communicate
information,
ideas, issues, and
themes and
influence the
viewers
response with
some ability by
making 2-3
specific
references to the
Talks

-Communicates
with some sense
of audience and
style.
-Several
grammar errors,
but not a
hindrance to
understanding.

-Establish a
distinctive voice
in your writing,
modifying
language and
tone skilfully to
suit the form,
audience, and
purpose with
some ability

Level 1

-Demonstrates
limited
understanding of
the TED Talks by
using 1-2 direct
proofs from the
individual Talks
to support your
opinions

-Analyse TED
Talks, focusing on
the ways in which
they
communicate
information,
ideas, issues, and
themes and
influence the
viewers
response with
limited ability by
making 1-2
specific
references to the
Talks

-Communicates
with a limited
sense of audience
and style.
-Several
grammar errors
that impact on
understanding.

-Establish a
distinctive voice
in your writing,
modifying
language and
tone skilfully to
suit the form,
audience, and
purpose with
limited ability