ENGLISH 101.  ACADEMIC WRITING
Score Sheet (for Plato exam)


STUDENT NAME:

CONTENT                          1                   2                   3                 4                  5

FORM                                 1                   2                   3                 4                  5

MECHANICS                     1                   2                   3                 4                  5

TOTAL ABOVE =                     GRADE (AVERAGE of 3) =

SCORING KEY

CONTENT
(take highest score in which all criteria are met):

     5. cites facts from at least four different dialogues; includes at least eight citations 
         does not have any citation errors or misquotes
         does not show any misstatements of fact

     4. cites facts from at least three dialogues; includes at least seven citations
         has no more than one citation error or misquote
         has no more than one misstatement of fact

     3. cites facts from at least three dialogues; includes at least six citations
         has no more than two citation errors or misquotes
         has no more than two misstatements of fact

     2. cites facts from at least two dialogues; includes at least five citations
         has no more than three citation errors
         has no more than three misstatements of fact

     1. cites facts from at least one dialogue; includes at least three citations

FORM:

                      5. has all five: MLA manuscript format, intro paragraph with thesis
                          statement, well organized body paragraphs, logical concluding
                          paragraph, overall coherence of proof with thesis statement 
                      4. has four of five elements reasonably well executed
                      3. has three of five elements reasonably well executed
                      2. has two of five elements
                      1. has one of the elements

TECHNICALS:

                       5. two or fewer errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style
                       4. three to four errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style
                       3. five to six errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style
                       2. seven to eight errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style
                       1. more than eight errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style
                      

 

In case of plagiarism or cheating: total score = 0 and course policies apply.

 

a citation means a quotation, paraphrase or summary from a source.