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MulticulturalismEssay

DueMondayApril6,2015(thisistheMondayyoureturnfromSpringBreak).

Inadditiontofinishingabookreportyouwillbeconstructinganessay.Youressaywillneedanswerthe
followingprompt:

AnalyzehowyourcharactersexperienceswithAmericansorinAmericaaredifferentbasedontheirraceor
ethnicity.Youwillneedtoincludedtextualevidencetosupportyourargument.

Incomplete/Poor(F)

Meh(C)

Excellente!(A)

Prompt

Essaydoesnotfollowor
answerprompt

Essaypromptis
answeredbutcouldbe
supportedbetter.

Promptisfullyanswered
andevidenceis
exemplary.

Format

DoesnotfollowMiss
Sturmsformatforfinal
drafts.

FollowsMissSturms
finalformat.

Intro

Introdoesnotincludea
thetitleand
author/director,
summaryofplotand
thesisstatement.

Bodyparagraphs

CitationsandQuotes

Summaryisnot
thoroughormissing
partsofthesisinthe
wrongplace.

Greatjob,summarizing
theplot.Thesisis
strong,wellwordedand
inthecorrectplace.

Bodyparagraphsare
surfacelevelandlisting
morethananalysisorin
depth.Thereismore
summarythan
connectionand
explanation.Evidence
isnotspecific.

Bodyparagraphswaiver
Allparagraphsare
betweenspecificand
insightfulandgobeyond
analytical,andtopical
thesurfacelevel.All
andnonsupported.
pointsareclearly
supported.

Nocitationsorquotes
areincluded.Quotes
areatthebeginningor
endofbodyparagraphs.

Connection/synthesisis
incompleteorminor.
Quotesareintroduced
minorly,butsometimes
interjectedintobody
paragraphswithout

Quotescitedcorrectly
andusegreatsandwich
technique!Youdoa
greatjobfollowingup
yourquotewith
synthesisand

introductionor
connection.Incorrect
citation.

connection.

Conclusionismissinga
clencherandsummary,
thesisismissingorin
thewrongplace.

Clenchercouldbe
Yourclencherleftme
stronger,andsummary
thinkingaboutyour
ispresentbut
paper!Thesiswas
incomplete.Thesisis
rewordedandsummary
presentintherightplace
wasthoroughand
butnotnotreworded
excellent.
fromfirstthesis.

Paperispoorly
organized,hardtofollow
andconfusing.Didnot
followthesis.

WithsomeeffortIcould Followedthesisperfectly
understandandfollow
Greatorganizationand
thepaper.Partially
easytofollow.
followedthesis.

Grammar,Usage,
spelling,fluencyetc.

Paperincludessomany
mistakesthatitishard
tofolloworunderstand.
You/Iisused

Includessomeerrors,
buttheoverallmessage
ofthepaperisnot
inhibitedbytheseerrors.

FinalDrafthaslittleor
noerrorsanditdoesnot
affectcomprehensionat
all.

Conclusions

Organization

Agoodwriterwill.
brainstorm
collectquotesfromtheirreading
readaloudslowlytoyourself,afamilyorfriend
varysentencestructure(essayincludesshortsentences,longsentencesandmediumsentences)
usesgoodvocabulary
revise,revise,revise
editsforsentencefragments,commasplices,awkwardphrasing
doesnotuseIoryouorwe/our
doesnotsayinconclusion,inthisessay,