Level of

Achievement

Abstract

(5 points)

Review of Lit.

(10 points)

Method

(10 points)

Results

(15 points)

Discussion

(15 points)

References

(5 points)

APA Style

(10 points)

Scholarly Writing Style

(15 points)

Exemplary

 

 

Clearly presents topic and summarizes other sections. Length is no longer than 200 words.

5  points

Clearly presents research-based topic and question(s). Includes a minimum of 11 relevant, citations that contribute in some way to the study.

10 points

Describes all methods and materials with clarity and in detail, such that study is easily understood and could be replicated by others.

10 points

Results are presented in a clear and concise manner with no conclusions, personal references or information.

14-15 points

Demonstrates clear conceptual understanding through synthesis of previous sections. Provides multiple, relevant conclusions. 14-15 points

All required information is present in each citation. Minimum of 11 citations in both text and reference section of paper.

5 points

APA format is adhered to throughout the work.

10 points

Clear organization,

Smooth transitions,

Consistent tense,

Third person writing,  correct grammar and spelling throughout

14-15 points

Quality

 

Presents research topic and summarizes other section but lacks clarity. Or length is far above or below 200 words

4 points

Presents research-based topic and/or question(s) but lacks clarity in one of these areas. Includes less than 11 relevant, citations that contribute in some way to the study.

8-9 points

Describes methods and materials but lacks detail and/or clarity, such that study is easily understood and could be replicated by others.

8-9 points

Results are presented in a clear and concise manner with some conclusions, personal references or information.

11-13 points

Demonstrates clear conceptual understanding through synthesis of previous sections. Provides single relevant conclusion.

11-13 points

All required information is present in most citations. Minimum of 11 citations in both text and reference section of paper.

4 points

APA format is adhered to with only minimal errors.

8-9 points

Clear organization,

Smooth transitions, Correct grammar and spelling with only minimal errors.

11-13 points

Adequate

 

Presents research topic but lacks summary of other section(s) but lacks clarity.

3 points

Minimally presents research-based topic and/or question(s). Includes only a few citations that contribute in some way to the study.

6-7 points

Describes methods and materials but vaguely and/or not in a form that is easy to follow.

6-7 points

Results presented but not clearly and concisely. Might include information that should be placed in other sections of the paper. Inclusion of raw data.

7-10 points

Demonstrates minimal conceptual understanding of method, results and research topic.

7-10 points

All citations in text are listed. References are consistently formatted. Less than 11 citations in both text and reference section of paper.

3 points

APA format is adhered to with several errors.

6-7 points

Clear organization,

Smooth transitions, Correct grammar and spelling with several errors.

7-10 points

Needs Improvement

 

Fails to present research topic adequately or lack summary of other sections

1-2 points

Fails to present background and research question(s). Includes only a few citations that contribute in some way to the study.

1-5 points

Describes methods and materials but vaguely and/or not in a form that is easy to follow. Major pieces of information/steps not referenced or addressed at all.

1-5 points

Results not presented in narrative format.  May include information that should be placed in other sections of the paper and/or include raw data.

1-6 points

Does not demonstrate conceptual understanding of method, results and research topic. Presents poor conclusion or no conclusion at all.

1-6 points

Some text information lacks citation. Some citations in text aren't listed. Formatting is inconsistent.

1-2 points

APA format is neglected  throughout with many errors.

1-5 points

Clear lack of effort in organization, transitions, correct grammar and spelling throughout most of the work

1-6 points

No Effort

Section is missing completely or has severe lack of information and/or formatting.

0 points

Section is missing completely or has severe lack of information and/or formatting.

0 points

Section is missing completely or has severe lack of information and/or formatting.

0 points

Section is missing completely or has severe lack of information and/or formatting.

0 points

Section is missing completely or has severe lack of information and/or formatting.

0 points

Section is missing completely or has severe lack of information and/or formatting.

0 points

APA format is not adhered to through most or all of the work.

0 points

No apparent attempt at organization,

transitions, correct grammar and spelling in  the work

0 points

 

Turned is previous drafts with final draft (15 points):_______                                   TOTAL POINTS:___________