Grading Scale

An introduction with a well-developed thesis statement which explains the focus of the paper. ____/5
Paper addresses three elements on a focused topic. ____/5
Conclusion sums up your thesis statement and does not include any new information. ____/5
No grammar or spelling errors. ____/5
Each body paragraph has a well-written topic sentence, and information contained in the paragraph relates to the topic sentence.
    1st paragraph____/5  2nd paragraph ____/5  3rd paragrah ____/5
 Each body paragraph is fully developed (15 pts total).
    ____/5 1st paragraph ____/5 2nd paragrah ____/5 3rd paragraph
Sources are cited correctly. ____/5
Paper is typed, double spaced, one inch margin, 12 font. ____/5