On a written assignment, the student will demonstrate the ability to generate relevant and sufficient content; organize his or her thoughts coherently; adhere to the conventions of correct mechanics and sentence structure; and use correct terminology and rich vocabulary in the fulfillment, at the college level, of his or her writing assignments.
4 = High level excellence in evidence of writing ability and performance at the college level
3 = Demonstrable, competent, expected evidence of writing ability and performance at the college level
2 = Minimally acceptable, inconsistent evidence of writing ability and performance at the college level
1 = Poor, unacceptable evidence of critical thinking ability and performance at the college level
4. Maintains clear and obvious purposes; focuses clearly on one significant main idea or topic throughout; work meets or exceeds length requirements; demonstrates superior knowledge of resource documentation if required.
4. Maintains clear and obvious organization; demonstrates effective paragraphing using appropriate transitions with emphasis upon conveying the relationship between ideas.
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4. Uses correct, varied sentences with few, if any, errors in mechanics, grammar, syntax, or spelling.
4. Uses language effectively (applies terms correctly), with a consistent and appropriate tone for the intended audience.