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Robber Baron Research Paper Rubric 32 points

 

Score

MLA Format

Format

Economics 2X (8 points)

Position 2X (8 points)

Content 2X (8points)

 

4

All bibliographic entries and quotations are in MLA format.

The paper has a title page, well-developed paragraphs with strong topic sentences and a strong thesis statement. The paper follows the rules of formal writing.

Economic principles are effectively and relevantly applied throughout the paper.

Position taken and persuasive argument is made using both sides of the position.

Appropriate and relevant research of the figure.

 

3

MLA format is attempted throughout, but errors are present.

The paper has a title page, developed paragraphs with good topic sentences and a good thesis statement. The paper mostly follows the rules of formal writing.

 

Partial or limited application of economic principles.

Position taken and a coherent argument are made using both sided of the position.

Some appropriate and relevant research of the figure.

 

2

 

MLA format is not even attempted, but bibliography and quotations are present.

The paper has a title page, weak paragraphs with topic sentences and a thesis statement. The paper sometimes follows the rules of formal writing.

 

Application of economic principles is inaccurate and of marginal relevance.

Position taken but limited argument. (Both sided of the position may not be used)

Limited appropriate and relevant research of the figure.

 

1

 

No bibliography or quotations are present.

The paper may have a title page, weak paragraphs with weak topic sentences and a weak thesis statement. The paper rarely follows the rules of formal writing.

 

No attempt to apply economic principles.

Poor argument made due to lack of position and limited understanding of alternative point of view.

Lacking appropriate and relevant research of the figure or biographical in nature.

 

0

 

No paper turned in

No paper turned in.

No paper turned in.

No paper turned in.

No paper turned in.

 

 

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