Student has not achieved mastery of rhetorical analysis
Student has some mastery of rhetorical analysis
Student has good mastery of rhetorical analysis
Student has excellent mastery of rhetorical analysis
Student identifies arguer, the central argument, the credibilty of the arguer, the intended audience, and the intended purpose of the film.
Student has chosen a selection of rhetorical strategies to analyze and has given examples from the film. Student can discern which rhetorical strategies relate to ethos, logos, and pathos. Student can identify effectivness of film's rhetoric. Student can also identify potential weaknesses of rhetorical argument.
Student has identified film techniques and explained the rhetorical purpose in the documentary
Student has effectively organized his or her ideas in a logical, persuasive manner.
Student has correctly used MLA format and appropriate conventions.