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Nature/Nurture Essay Rubric HSP3M0 Essay Appearance: 1) All text will be Times New Roman, 12 pt., double-spaced.

. 2) Include 5 elements on the first page of your essay, aligned with the right margin: your name, teachers name, course code, student number, and date. No pictures, please. 3) The essay length is 3-6 pp. (750-1500 words). Margins are set at one inch (1). Pages are numbered at the top right hand corner (in the header) with your last name - Socrates, 2. The essay is stapled. No folders/duo tangs. 4) The first sentence in each paragraph should be indented (tab). Paragraphs are separated by pressing enter or return twice. 5) Essay should follow your outline format (outline is included with your essay) 6) MLA embedded citations 7) Bibliography (MLA) 8) You must also hand in all of your process work with your final essay
ESSAY RUBRIC
Presentation /5 Marks Introduction Level 4 Essay obeys all essay appearance rules [ ]Introduction is highly effective at capturing the interest of the reader [ ]Introduction provides excellent background information [ ]Introduction has a strong thesis [ ]Introduction clearly lays out the arguments [ ]Arguments are very clear and highly effective; they are logically connected to the thesis [ ]Topic sentences are Level 3 Four of five required elements are included and are correct [ ]Introduction is effective at capturing the interest of the reader [ ]Introduction provides good background information [ ]Introduction has a good thesis [ ]Introduction lays out the arguments Level 2 Two of four required elements are included and are correct [ ]Introduction is somewhat effective at capturing the interest of the reader [ ]Introduction provides adequate background info. [ ]Introduction has an adequate thesis [ ]Introduction adequately lays out the arguments [ ]Arguments are somewhat clear and effective; they are logically connected to the thesis [ ]Topic sentences are Level 1 < two of four required elements are included and are correct [ ]Introduction is weak at capturing the interest of the reader [ ]Introduction provides limited background information [ ]Introduction has a weak thesis [ ]Introduction weakly lays out the arguments

/10 Marks

Body Supporting Arguments

/30 Marks

[ ]Arguments are clear and effective; they are logically connected to the thesis [ ]Topic sentences are effective and

[ ]Arguments are weak; they are not logically connected to the thesis [ ]Topic sentences are weak [ ]Limited

highly effective and related to the layout in the introduction [ ]Each point in each argument has been supported with ample evidence and examples Conclusion [ ]Main points are clearly summarized [ ] Thesis is restated [ ]Final thoughts and worldly statement are very insightful and give the essay a powerful ending [ ]NO spelling and/or grammar mistakes [ ]Very effective use of language and word choice; very professional

related to the layout in the introduction [ ]Most points in each argument have been supported with evidence and examples [ ]Main points are summarized [ ]Final thoughts and worldly statement are insightful and give the essay an appropriate ending

/10 Marks

somewhat effective and related to the layout in the introduction [ ]Some points in each argument have been supported with evidence and examples [ ]Main points are adequately summarized [ ]Final thoughts and worldly statement are somewhat effective, but need revision

support of points in each argument [ ]Most evidence is irrelevant

[ ]Main points are weakly summarized [ ] Thesis is not restated [ ]Final thoughts and worldly statement are very weak and/or not very clear [ ]Many spelling and/or grammar mistakes [ ] Use of language and tone is inappropriate and unprofessional (slang, short forms, etc.) [ ]Correct use of MLA method for a few sources NO SOURCING = PLAGIARISM! [ ]Correct use of MLA method for a few sources [ ]50% or less of required sources [ ]Essay is either three pages over or short of required length

Mechanics

/20 Marks

[ ] Few spelling and/or grammar mistakes [ ]Effective use of language and word choice; professional tone evident

[ ]Some spelling and/or grammar mistakes [ ]Use of language and tone is somewhat appropriate, but difficulties are evident [ ]Correct use of MLA method for some sources NO SOURCING = PLAGIARISM! [ ]Correct use of MLA method for some sources [ ]60% of required sources [ ]Essay is either two pages over or short of required length

Documentation In Essay /10 Marks Bibliography /10 Marks

[ ]Correct use of MLA method for all sources NO SOURCING = PLAGIARISM! [ ]Correct use of MLA method for all sources [ ]100% of required sources [ ]Essay is required length

[ ]Correct use of MLA method for most sources NO SOURCING = PLAGIARISM! [ ]Correct use of MLA method for most sources [ ]80% of required sources [ ]Essay is either one page over or short of required length

Length of Essay /5 Marks

*There is a section for remedial (below 50%) and incomplete (zero) for each section if you do not meet the required elements. Total: / 100 Marks