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Weimar Research Essay: 2nd period 
Synthesize the conditions of the Weimar Republic following WWI and how those conditions are present in the movements of art.
Rubric Code: LX44CC7
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 9-12


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  No Success

Too specific or vague, unclear or incorrect, includes evidence or analysis, no connection to prompt/thesis,related but not relevant

65 pts

Little Success

70 pts

Inadequate

75 pts

Adequate

85 pts

Effective

Fluid (transitions), sophisticated word choice, concise, clear, introduces categories, addresses prompt/thesis,

99 pts

Thesis

Example:

No Success

"There were conditions in the Weimar Republic that led to movements of art."
Little Success

"The conditions of the Weimar Republic following WWI made Germany a country torn with conflict. These themes were portrayed through art by means of books and paintings."
Inadequate

"While many pieces of art were created in the world post WWI, in the Weimar Republic they focused on caricatures and political comics. This is due to the political and economic failure of the Weimar Republic."
Adequate

"Following WWI, the Weimar Republic was in an economic depression, politically conflicted, and had no way to pay off its debts to other countries. The art of the time reflects the peoples' dissatisfaction with the current government."
Effective

"The conditions of the Weimar Republic following WWI were political fragmentation, economic depression, and a cultural movement that criticizes the German Government; these conditions are present in the movements of art through darker color palettes and a distortion of the image of authority figures."
Topic Sentences

Example:

No Success

POL: "The Treaty of Versailles limits to 100,000 men per army."

ECON: "The economic condition of hyperinflation caused people to have too much money and things became less valuable."
Little Success

POL: "The political conditions in Germany influenced German's view of the Weimar Republic and their ideals.

ECON:"Debt engulfed the Weimar Republic because of poor decisions of both sides."
Inadequate

POL: "The Weimar Republic's political conditions were unstable and proved to be problematic for entirety of Germany."

ECON: "Hyperinflation in Germany caused the people to become increasingly frustrated with the lack of both government control of the inflation and the unwillingness shown by the leaders."
Adequate

POL: "Recovering from the horrors of a world war and left to deal with its aftermath, the Weimar Republic was split by opposing ideas on how to run Germany."

ECON:"The economic conditions of mass unemployment, war reparations, debt, and hyperinflation lead to intense distrust of capitalists as well as resentment toward money which fueled the desire for a change in government."
Effective

POL: "Because of the constraints of the Treaty of Versailles put on Germany, the country became increasingly politically insecure and restless."

ECON: "The debts and financial obligations imposed by the Treaty of Versailles and the hyperinflation of Weimar currency resulted in poverty and underemployment, leading the people of the Weimar Republic following World War I to feel a sense of hopelessness and resentment towards the government."
Evidence

Example:

No Success

Only uses sources analyzed in class; evidence is misinterpreted or misunderstood, uses only textual evidence, paraphrase, or summary but not a mixture of the three; evidence selected is related but not relevant to the argument created
Little Success

Only uses sources analyzed in class; uses only textual evidence, paraphrase, or summary but not a mixture of the three; evidence selected is related but not relevant to the argument created
Inadequate

Relies mostly on sources analyzed in class; uses only textual evidence, paraphrase, and/or summary but not a mixture of the three; evidence selected is related but not relevant to the argument created
Adequate

Utilizes a few sources not analyzed in class; uses a combination of textual evidence, paraphrase, and summary; evidence selected is somewhat appropriate for specific evidence; uses AQWF
Effective

Utilizes sources not analyzed in class; uses textual evidence, paraphrase, and summary; evidence selected most appropriate for specific evidence; uses AQWF
Analysis

Example:

No Success

Explanations are not analysis, but rather re-phrasing of the document; explanations are misinterpretations of the sources
Little Success

Explanations used are unconvincing, simplistic, or vague; analysis shows a superficial understanding of the concepts introduced by the sources
Inadequate

Explanations used may be uneven, inconsistent, or limited; analysis relates vaguely to the assertions and thesis statement
Adequate

Specifically discusses the significance of each piece of evidence in relation to the thesis and the prompt; analysis is appropriate and sufficient
Effective

Specifically discusses the significance of each piece of evidence in relation to the thesis and the prompt; analysis is sophisticated and convincing
MLA format

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/

http://www.easybib.com/

No Success

More than 10 errors
Little Success

8-10 errors
Inadequate

4-7 errors
Adequate

2-3 errors
Effective

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