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Writing Assignments 
Rubric Code: X22CB9W
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Subject: Health  
Type: Assignment  
Grade Levels: Undergraduate

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Essentials of English I - Writing Assignment
  Needs Improvement

Do more work with teacher. Ask for help.

You can do this!

5 pts


Well done. You are on your way to being a great writer!!

Keep up the good work!

3 pts


Exceptionally well done! You are doing great!

Keep up the excellent work!

1 pts

Content & Development
25 pts

Is there an introduction, middle and conclusion?

Is the subject easy to understand & to follow?

Needs Improvement

- Content is incomplete.

- Major points are not clear and /or persuasive.

- Content is not comprehensive and /or persuasive.

- Major points are addressed, but not well supported.

- Research is inadequate or does not address course concepts.

- Content is inconsistent with regard to purpose and clarity of thought.

- Content is comprehensive, accurate, and persuasive.

- Major points are stated clearly and are well supported.

- Research is adequate, timely and addresses course concepts.

- Content and purpose of the writing are clear.
Organization & Structure
25 pts

Is the paper organized as a narrative, informative or argumentative?

Is the chosen writing style consistent throughout the paper?

Needs Improvement

- Organization and structure detract from the message of the writer.

- Introduction and/or conclusion is missing.

- Paragraphs are disjointed and lack transition of thoughts.

- Structure of the paper is not easy to follow.

- Introduction is missing or, does not preview major points.

- Paragraph transitions need improvement.

- Conclusion is missing, or does not flow from the body of the paper.

- Structure of the paper is clear and easy to follow.

- Introduction provides sufficient background on the topic and previews major points.

- Paragraph transitions are present and logical and maintain the flow of thought.

- Conclusion is logical and flows from the body of the paper.
25 pts

Are paragraphs indented?

Is the title centered, underlined and contains the writer's name?

Needs Improvement

- Paper lacks many elements of correct formatting.

- Citations and references are not provided.

- Paper is inadequate/excessive in length.

- Paper follows most guidelines.

- Paper provides citations, but they are incorrectly prepared.

- Paper provides reference list, with some errors or omissions.

- Paper is over/ under word length.

- Paper follows designated guidelines.

- Citations and references are used

- Paper is the appropriate length as described for the assignment.
Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling
25 pts

No spelling errors.

No missing or incorrect punctuation.

No missing capitalizations.

Needs Improvement

- Paper contains numerous grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors.

- Language uses jargon or conversational tone.

- Paper contains few grammatical, punctuation and spelling errors.

- Language lacks clarity or includes the use of some jargon or conversational tone.

- Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed; spelling is correct.

- Language is clear and precise; sentences display consistently strong, varied structure.

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