A Good Man is Hard to Find Analytic Essay Rubric
Prompt: How does the application of a critical lens change potential analysis of Things Fall Apart?
Content: (20 points) ____/20 writing points
_____ Student outlines clear claim statement (thesis) with intent of proving its claims.
_____ Student addresses prompt successfully and concisely.
_____ Student writes with attention to style and voice.
_____ Student utilizes valid points and at least 5 pieces of textual evidence to support their claims.
Structure: (20 Points) ____/20 writing points
____ Student utilizes clear and coherent structure using an introduction, body, and conclusion.
____ Student regularly connects topic sentences to thesis.
____ Student avoids beginning their essay with a question and includes inferences with each paragraph.
Grammar and Spelling: (10 points) _____/ 10 language points
_____ Paper is free of grammatical and spelling errors.
_____ Paper is free of Dead Words.
Formatting: (12 points) _____/ 12 language points
_____ Paper utilizes proper MLA Formatting and Citations.
_____ Paper includes a list of sources.
_____ Works Cited Page is drawn from at least 1textual sources.
_____ Paper is at least 3 pages long
Total: ____________/ 62Points
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