CATEGORY

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F/D

Introduction Overview

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creativity & Effort

 

 

 

Introduction Mechanics

 

Annotations

 

Amount of Information

 

 

 

The introduction provides the reader with an insightful analysis of the text. The reader understands the story even before reading it. Well-organized and TBE provides clear explanations.

 

The introduction reveals original ideas that have been thoroughly thought through.

 

No grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors.

 

 

 

All 20 concepts/terms/allusions topics are addressed and all questions answered with at least 2 sentences about each.

The introduction provides the reader with a solid analysis of the text. The reader is given some guidance for reading. Mostly well-organized with TBE to support assertions.

 

 

Thought and originality have been given to the analysis.

 

 

Almost no grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors

 

 

 

All 20 concepts/terms/allusions topics are addressed and most questions answered with at least 2 sentences about each.

The introduction provides the reader with a bare-bones introduction as to what to expect in the story. The reader is left with little guidance. May be a plot summary. Organization is weaker with little or few TBE.

The intro may not be original or pieced together in a fresh way.

 

 

A few grammatical spelling or punctuation errors.

 

 

 

All 20 concepts/terms/allusions topics are addressed, and most questions answered with 1 sentence about each.

The introduction is either incomplete or provides little vision about the story. The reader may not gain any understanding of the text from the intro. May rely on plot summary. Poorly organized with little of no TBE.

 

Very little effort of thought is apparent in this introduction.

 

 

Many grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors

 

 

 

One or more 20 concepts/terms/allusions topics were not addressed.

Quality of Information

 

 

 

 

Sources

 

 

 

 

 

Mechanics of Annotations

 

 

 

Information clearly enriches the understanding of the story. It includes several supporting details and/or examples.

 

 

All sources (information and graphics) are accurately documented in the desired footnoted and MLA format.

 

 

No grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors.

 

 

Information clearly enriches the understanding of the story. It provides 1-2 supporting details and/or examples.

 

 

All sources (information and graphics) are accurately documented, but a few are not in the desired footnoted and MLA format.

 

Almost no grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors.

Information clearly enriches the understanding of the story. Although, some details and/or examples may not be given given.

 

All sources (information and graphics) are accurately documented, but many are not in the desired footnoted and MLA format.

 

A few grammatical spelling or punctuation errors.

Information has little or nothing to do with enriching the understanding of the story. Student may have relied on basic vocabulary definitions.

 

Some sources are not accurately documented in the desired footnoted and MLA format or may not be documented at all.

 

 

Many grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors.