Profile and Newsletter Rubric

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The following criteria determine the essay grade. Not all criteria have equal weight in the grade. For example, numerous grammar errors or failure to participate in the interview process yourself negatively affect the grade even if other criteria are perfect.

Criteria
Participation in assigned topic
Interview content and quotes
Observation content, details
Reader/writer/purpose
Organization
Paragraphing, transitions
Grammar/punctuation/spelling
Use of visuals in newsletter
Other
Excellent     Good     Average     Needs Work

Explanation of Criteria

Focus on assigned topic: conducted interview and observation as assigned
Interview content and quotes: give clear sense of person and place through quotes and facts
Observation content, details: give clear sense of person and place through observed details
Reader, writer, and purpose: demonstration of relationship between you as writer, intended reading audience, and purpose of essay
Organization: strong introduction, well planned essay body, solid conclusion
Paragraphing, transitions: well-structured paragraphs and smooth transitions between ideas
Grammar, punctuation, and spelling: lack of or frequency of errors, meets course standard
Use of visuals in newsletter: used elements of good design as covered in class
Other: anything unexpected, whether good or not so good

Grading Scale

90–100 points = A
80–89 points = B
70–79 points = C
60–69 points = D
  0–59 points = F

Grade and Comments

Visual Presentation in Class

Criteria

Use of visuals—fonts, pictures

Explanation of how essay and newsletter met criteria

Long enough to cover content

Excellent Good    Average   Needs Work

—Michelle Ramthun, Iowa Central Community College