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Detailed Rubric for Written Assignments

Detailed Rubric for Written Assignments

History Department: Research Paper Rubric
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Content (approx. 50% of Final Grade)Points Points
 Significant Topic/Question (0-10 points)
Sufficient Relevant Evidence (0-10 points)
Sufficient Analysis (0-11 points)
Factual Accuracy (0-10 points)
Historical Contextualization (0-10 points)
Organization (approximately 25% of Final Grade) Points
First Section: Clearly Present Thesis (0-8 points)
Intermediate Sections: Support/Advance Thesis (0-8 points)
Final Section: Summarize Overall Argument (0-8 points)
Style (approximately 25% of Final Grade) Points
Ideas Clearly Presented (0-5 points)
Ideas Logically Sequenced (0-5 points)
Overall Grammatical Soundness (0-5 points)
Appropriate Documentation (0-5 points)
Proper Citation and Bibliographical Format (0-5 points)
Final Point Total

Final Point Totals – Final Grades:
A range:  At least 90 points
B range:  At least 80 points
C range:  At least 70 points
D range:  At least 60 points
F:  Fewer than 60 points