FINAL END OF THE WORLD PROJECT CHECKLIST

 

OPTION I: the Scholarly Essay CHECKLIST

 

 

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Essay is approximately 1500+ words

 

 

Essay examines THREE of the works we read: they are (FILL IN HERE)

 

 

 

 

Essay provides an interesting controlling idea (thesis)

 

 

Essay uses detailed text-based evidence (TBE) to develop and support analysis.(Theme, characterization, symbolism, point of view, mood, tone, etc., are explored)

 

Essay has a catchy and appropriate title that reflects the THESIS statement

 

 

Essay is single spaced

 

 

Essay has a byline, centered below the title. Both are bolded. There are no other indications of a header.

 

 

RATIONALE (10 points) The Essay includes analysis of one or more of the major themes from this class. You have explained this in a brief introduction (approx. 1-2 paragraphs) to your essay that explains 1) what you set out to prove 2) how it relates to other works in the class. This rationale is typed and appears BEFORE your story title.

 

 

The Essay has been submitted to turnitin.com (30 points)

 

 

 


OPTION 2: Fiction  CHECKLIST

 

 

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Fiction is approximately 1500+ words

 

 

RATIONALE (25 points) The Fiction includes a one page rationale. In this brief introduction you should 1) present your “what if” question 2) what your theme(s) is/are 3) how your fiction relates to other works in the class (explain how your story illustrates your synthesis of how you digested the course) 4) what you want your reader walking away from your story thinking and having learned 

 

This rationale is typed and appears BEFORE your story title.

 

Fiction has a catchy and appropriate title that reflects the core of the story

 

 

Fiction is single spaced

 

 

Fiction has a byline, centered below the title. Both are bolded. There are no other indications of a header.

 

 

The Fiction has been submitted to turnitin.com (30 points)

 

 

There is at least one main character with a clear conflict that helps drive the plot forward

 

 

The setting is clear

 

 

There is dialogue (if not, please provide explanation in your rationale)