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CLEAR Paragraph Rubric
CLEAR Paragraph Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
Claim / Answer to Prompt: The claim clearly answers the prompt, states an opinion, and shows cause and effect.
threshold: pts
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5.0 pts
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Lead-in / Evidence: The evidence is smoothly woven in to the argument (lead-ins and background are provided: who, what, where, when, why.) The evidence is relevant and supports the claim.
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5.0 pts
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Analysis: The analysis shows insightful and clear understanding of the topic using persuasive and logical reasoning. The analysis connects evidence to the claim. You discuss rather than summarize.
threshold: pts
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5.0 pts
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Oranization: There is a logical progression of ideas from the beginning to the end of the paragraph. The writing is readable and flows smoothly using transition words between ideas.
threshold: pts
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5.0 pts
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Language: Your writing is proofread and error free. Your writing is sophisticated and incorporates academic language.
threshold: pts
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5.0 pts
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Total Points: 25.0 out of 25.0