CONTEXT with THESIS/CLAIM ELAGSE11-12W1a. Introduce precise, knowledgeable claim(s), establish the significance of the claim(s) by clearly define the scope of the research, and develop a compelling rationale
ELAGSE11-12W1 b. Develop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly and thoroughly, supplying the most relevant evidence for each while pointing out the strengths and limitations of both in a manner that anticipates the audience’s knowledge level, concerns, values, and possible biases.
d. Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
Uses well-developed lead-ins on ALL quotes, putting them in context. Discussion clarifies relevance of quoted info.
Every quote and paraphrase is cited perfectly.
Bibliographic citations (Works Cited page) are perfect.
MLA format is perfect.
ELAGSE11-12W1 e. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented (e.g., articulating implications or the significance of the topic).
ELAGSE11-12L1, Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar. ELAGSE11-12L2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. ELAGSE11-12L6: Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and