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Synthesis Essay 
This rubric is for evaluating synthesis essays and the ability to formulate argumentative writings. You read articles in class and used a template to plan your argument. The assignment is to synthesize at least three sources including a visual.
Rubric Code: QXB6A9A
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 9-12


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  Exemplary

4 pts

Accomplished

3 pts

Developing

2 pts

Beginning

1 pts

Does Not Meet

0 pts

Depth of Knowledge

Exemplary

Highly effective logic and reasoning is used. Sophisticated ideas are evident.
Accomplished

Essay is interesting and insightful. There are some interesting elements integrated.
Developing

The essay is readable. Claims generally convey the argument, but the sources do not convey the connection/reasoning and support.
Beginning

The essay may be short on length. Basic ideas are communicated.
Does Not Meet

The essay is heavily dependent on the sources with no integration of the student's understanding of the issue/implications.
Organization

Exemplary

Argument presented is of high quality with logical organization which adds to its strength. It is appropriately matched to the audience. Evidence is strong and well-developed. A counterargument is included.
Accomplished

Argument presented is of very good quality, is logical and well organized. The argument is appropriate for the audience. Evidence is good and presented satisfactorily. A counterargument is included.
Developing

Argument presented is of good quality, basically logical and organized. The argument is appropriate for the audience. Evidence is present but may miss the mark.
Beginning

Argument presented has some organization and logic. The argument is somewhat appropriate for the audience. Evidence may be weak or poorly presented.
Does Not Meet

Argument presented is lacking strong quality, has weak or no organization and logic. Evidence is minuscule or not evident.
Purpose

Exemplary

The author is nearly an expert at convincing an audience; more than enough support was given.
Accomplished

The essay uses strong evidence to support the thesis. The audience is convinced.
Developing

The essay begins to convince the audience, but needs more support.
Beginning

The essay communicates its side, but fails to convince the audience because the essay lacks enough support.
Does Not Meet

The essay does not achieve its goal.
Grammar/Punctuation/Spell

Exemplary

There are no grammatic or usage errors, and no punctuation errors. Sentences are well constructed and flow well.
Accomplished

There are few, if any errors and great flow in sentences.
Developing

There are few errors in grammar and punctuation, and the flow is readable.
Beginning

There are errors that interfere with the ability to follow the essay.
Does Not Meet

Grammar errors and punctuation errors interfere with the reader's ability to easily read the essay.
Synthesis

Exemplary

The sources are cited effectively (direct quotations, paraphrasing, or in-text citations).
Accomplished

Sources are cited with direct quotations but the evidence may not support the claims.
Developing

Sources are cited with direct quotations but the evidence may be limited.
Beginning

Sources are insufficient and not effectively integrated into the writing.
Does Not Meet

Sources are only summarized and not embedded into the argument.




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