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Undergraduate Writing Assignment

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Rubric Code: D4WAX9
Undergraduate Writing Assignment (100-200 level course)
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Keywords: rubric Undergraduate writing
Categories: Subjects: (General)  
Types: Writing  
Grade Levels: Undergraduate

Powered by iRubric Undergraduate Writing
100-200 Level Courses
  Exemplary
4 pts
Accomplished
3 pts
Developing
2 pts
Beginning
1 pts
Purpose/Audience
Exemplary

The writing engages the reader with an original approach to the subject. It may encompass conflicting ideas and inspires the reader to contemplate the relationship of complex ideas.
Accomplished

The writing clearly goes beyond the minimum requirements of the assignment. It attempts to engage the reader through originality and presentation of complex ideas.
Developing

The writing meets the minimum requirements of the assignment. It offers insight into the subject through basic logic and the presentation of ideas based on some evidence.
Beginning

The writing fails to meet the minimum requirements of the assignment. It offers little insight into the subject and has serious flaws in logic and omissions in evidence.
Thesis and Support
Exemplary

The writing has a clearly articulated original thesis and subordinate ideas supported by reliable and relevant evidence based on original research.
Accomplished

The writing has a clearly articulated thesis supported by appropriate evidence and sound logic. Minor gaps in logic and argument may appear.
Developing

The writing has a clear thesis and related subordinate ideas supported by clear thinking and appropriate evidence. Logical arguments may be one-sided or incomplete.
Beginning

The writing may need a more clearly articulated thesis and/or appropriate related subordinate ideas. Fuzzy logic may be evident and adequate supporting evidence is lacking.
Organization
Exemplary

Student thoroughly understands and excels in explaining all major points. An original, unique, and/or imaginative approach to overall ideas, concepts, and findings is presented. Overall format of assignment includes an appropriate introduction (or abstract), well- developed paragraphs, and conclusion. Finished assignment demonstrates student’s ability to plan and organize research in a logical sequence.
Accomplished

Student explains the majority of points and concepts in the assignment. Learner demonstrates a good skill level in formatting and organizing material in assignment. Student presents an above average level of preparedness, with few formatting errors.
Developing

Learner applies some points and concepts incorrectly. Student uses a variety of formatting styles, with some inconsistencies throughout the paper. Assignment does not have a continuous pattern of logical sequencing.
Beginning

Assignment reveals formatting errors and a lack of organization. Student presents an incomplete attempt to provide linkages or explanation of key terms.
Style
Exemplary

The writing engages the reader through an original prose style appropriate to the subject. Language is precise. Sentences are varied but not noticeably so. Active voice is apparent.
Accomplished

The writing keeps the reader’s attention through a carefully crafted prose style. Language chosen is appropriate to the subject, but may call attention to itself in minor ways.
Developing

The writing is clear but could be expressed in a style more appropriate to the subject. It is jargon-free but may require a more complete explanation of some terms used.
Beginning

The writing lacks clarity and is sometimes confusing. The language chosen is not appropriate to the subject nor the assignment.
Mechanics
Exemplary

The writing is free of grammatical, proofreading, and stylistic errors. All quoted material is properly documented and cited.
Accomplished

The writing may exhibit a few minor errors in grammar or style, but do impair the flow of the reading. Most quoted material is properly documented and cited.
Developing

The writing could benefit from additional proofreading, as some errors impede the flow of the reading. Sources are documented and cited but need to show greater consistency.
Beginning

The writing exhibits substantial errors in grammar and style so that the basic ideas are lost. Sources are overly quoted and not adequately documented nor cited.
Syntax/Grammar
Exemplary

The writing contains sentences that are always complete and grammatically correct, and free of confusion and ambiguity. Main ideas are not lost in surrounding supporting evidence.
Accomplished

The writing contains sentences that are complete or which imply unstated connections and/or conclusions. Main ideas can be distinguished from supporting evidence with some effort.
Developing

The writing contains some grammatical errors easily corrected by adherence to a uniform style throughout. Additional proofreading would help eliminate errors.
Beginning

The writing is confusing and ambiguous owing to substantial errors of grammar and syntax. There is no evidence of proofreading, editing, or rewriting.



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