grading criteria “ successful papers H u m a n i t i e s

grading criteria “ successful papers H u m a n i t i e s

I NEED YOU TO APPLY THE TEACHERS NOTES TO THE ESSAY AND MAKE NECESSARY CORRECTIONS. I WILL PROVIDE THE ESSAY. I ATTACHED THE ORIGINAL ESSAY BELOW WITH THE TEACHER’S NOTES. I JUST NEED YOU TO ADD 6 TO 7 SENTENCES AND MAKE THE ESSAY MORE PROFESSIONAL.

FINAL EXAM GUIDELINES

FOLLOW THESE STEPS:

  1. REVIEW the guidelines for the Rhetorical Analysis Essay on Just Mercy (see below).
  2. REVIEW the page on How to Write a Rhetorical Analysis Essay.
  3. REVIEW the grading rubric below.
  4. SEE my feedback on your Midterm Rhetorical Analysis Essay Exam.
  5. MESSAGE ME OR STOP BY OFFICE HOURS if you have any questions about my feedback.
  6. REVISE your midterm rhetorical analysis essay based on my feedback.
  7. PROOFREAD your essay (I recommend reading it aloud to catch final editing errors)
  8. Submit the revised essay by 11:59 pm on Saturday, December 18.
  9. REQUIRED: In your Submission Comments, write a brief summary of the revisions and edits that you made on your essay.

Tips for Success When Discussing Rhetorical Strategies

Remember to:

  1. Identify the rhetorical strategy.
  2. Describe how this strategy works.
  3. Cite evidence of this strategy.
  4. Describe why this strategy is used – what purpose does it accomplish.
  5. Always include a discussion of how this strategy helps the author to develop and support the argument.

GRADING CRITERIA

“Successful papers will…”

  • Effectively introduce the topic.
  • Briefly and accurately summarize the text’s argument and purpose.
  • Identify the intended audience for the text.
  • Include a powerful, focused thesis statement that responds to the prompt question (see the essay guidelines below)
    • Your thesis should also establish your structure for the essay.
  • Support your thesis through your analysis of the rhetorical strategies that Stevenson uses to appeal to emotion, logic, and ethics;
    • Smoothly integrate textual evidence from the text to support your analysis.
  • Thoughtfully conclude by offering your audience something to ponder about the analysis that you just did.

  • Be logically structured and use smooth transitions.
  • Accurately use MLA style and formatting – include in-text citations for all quoted textual evidence; at the end of your essay include a Works Cited citation for Just Mercy.
  • Be proofread and edited to build credibility with your academic audience.