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CHS Research Paper Rubric

Format

 

______/ 10 points

Paper typed, double spaced

TNR 12

Cover page, Abstract

3-4 pages body

Proper headings on each page

 

Paper typed, double spaced

TNR 12

Incorrect Cover page, Abstract

Paper may be short a page

Heading may have some incorrect info

 

Paper typed, double spaced

TNR 12

Missing Cover page, Abstract

Paper doesn’t meet page requirements

Heading incorrect or missing

APA Documentation

 

______/ 10 points

Proper APA parenthetical documentation containing correct information.

 

All outside sources have been documented in the references page.

 

Proper APA parenthetical documentation.

 

All outside sources have been documented.

 

Some info within citations may be missing.

 

Proper APA parenthetical documentation.

 

All outside sources have been documented.

 

Some info missing or incorrect location,or extra info.

Ideas and Content

 

______/ 10 points

 

Research is relevant to help the reader understand the topic.

 

Some trivial information or wandering of the topic.

 

Missing or unrelated details.

What is the topic?

Organization

 

______/ 10 points

Paper is easy to follow.

 

Gets the reader’s attention

 

Reader rarely feels lost.

 

Intro and conclusion recognizable and functional.

 

No clear sense of direction

 

No real introduction and conclusion.

Conventions

 

______/ 10 points

Grammar and usage are correct.

 

Spelling and punctuation are correct.

 

Problems with grammar and usage not serious enough to distort meaning.

 

Spelling and punctuation usually correct.

 

Errors make it difficult to read.

 

Frequent spelling errors.

Punctuation missing or incorrect.

 

_______/ 50 points

This paper must be attached to the back of your paper.

The paper is DUE ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13

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