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Informative Essay 
Research your chosen topic. Write a 5 paragraph essay about your topic following the rubric provided.
Rubric Code: S22BXW9
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Subject: Nursing  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 9-12

Powered by iRubric Informative Essay
  Poor

1 pts

Fair

4 pts

Good

7 pts

Excellent

10 pts

Introduction

Poor

Introduction lacks one or more of the following:
- Hook
- Topic sentence
- Thesis statement
- Transition sentence(s)
Fair

Introduction includes:
- Thesis statement
Introduction lacks one of the following:
- Hook
- Topic sentence
- Transition sentence(s)
Good

Introduction includes the following:
- Hook
- Attempts topic sentence
- Thesis statement
- Attempts transition sentence(s)
Excellent

Introduction includes the following:
- Interesting hook
- Developed topic sentence
- Developed thesis statement
- Transition sentence(s)
Body

Poor

The content of the essay is not thorough and is often off topic.
The essay lacks clarity and is not well worded.
The essay is not organized according to the thesis statement.
The body paragraphs are not well organized and lack transitions.
Main ideas are not clearly developed.
Fair

The content of the essay is not thorough and is sometimes off topic.
The essay is less clear and is not well worded.
Essay is organized according to the thesis statement.
Body paragraphs are less organized and lack transitions.
Main ideas are not clearly developed.
Good

The content of the essay is less thorough but still relevant to the topic of the essay.
The essay is less clear and is sometimes well-worded.
Essay is organized according to the thesis statement.
Body paragraphs are well organized, but lack transitions.
Main ideas are developed.
Excellent

The content of the essay is thorough and relevant to the topic of the essay.
The content of the essay is clear and well-worded throughout the essay.
Essay is organized according to the thesis statement.
Body paragraphs are well- organized with clear transitions between paragraphs.
Main ideas are well developed.
Conclusion

Poor

Conclusion paragraph lacks:
- Restatement of topic sentence
- Restatement of thesis statement
- Addresses hook
Fair

Conclusion paragraph lacks one of the following:
- Restatement of topic sentence
- Restatement of thesis statement
Conclusion paragraph does not address hook.
Good

Conclusion paragraph contains:
- Restatement of topic sentence
- Restatement of thesis statement
Excellent

Conclusion paragraph contains:
- Restatement of topic sentence
- Restatement of thesis statement
- Addresses hook
Editing

Poor

Eight or more spelling mistakes
Eight or more punctuation/capitalization mistakes
Eight or more grammar mistakes
Eleven or more linking verbs
Uses many weak verbs throughout essay
Fair

Four to seven spelling mistakes
Four to seven punctuation/capitalization mistakes
Four to seven grammar mistakes
Eight to ten linking verbs
Uses many weak verbs throughout essay
Good

Less than three spelling mistakes
Less than three punctuation/capitalization mistakes
Less than three grammar mistakes
Four to seven linking verbs
Mostly uses strong verbs throughout essay
Excellent

Free of spelling mistakes
Free of punctuation/capitalization mistakes
Free of grammar mistakes
Three or fewer linking verbs
Uses strong verbs throughout essay
Publishing

Poor

Did not follow MLA format in one or more of the following:
- double spaced
- Times New Roman
- 12 point
- correct heading
- correct page numbering
Fair

Followed MLA format in the following ways:
- double spaced
- Times New Roman
- 12 point
- correct heading
- correct page numbering
Had four to six mistakes in either in-text citation or works cited page
Good

Followed MLA format in the following ways:
- double spaced
- Times New Roman
- 12 point
- correct heading
- correct page numbering
Had one to three mistakes in either in-text citation or works cited page
Excellent

Followed MLA format in all ways:
- double spaced
- Times New Roman
- 12 point
- correct heading
- correct page numbering
- correct in-text citation
- correct works cited page





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