IST Grading Rubric

The format of the paper must be the same as stated in the syllabus:  12 point Times (or Times Roman) font, 1 inch margins, double spaced.  Failure to do so will result in a reduction in grade for the paper.

Summary Paragraph (1 paragraph)

3 points possible

 

 

Criteria

Points

Summary:

        •  
Concise, Concrete and Precise
 
        States the main idea(s) of the program                      


2


        May state the main idea, but is not concrete or concise


1

  
        Contains only information that could have been gotten from the program description on the IST calendar

        Contains no information about the program at all


0

Spelling/Grammar/Length:

         •   
Has 2 or fewer spelling and/or grammatical mistakes

         •   3 to 5 sentences in length


1






       •  More than 2 spelling and/or grammatical mistakes

             0 

Question Paragraphs (2 paragraphs total)

6 points possible for each paragraph-12 total points possible

 

Answers the Question:

        •
   Concise, Concrete and Precise
        •   Uses examples from the program that relate to the question.
      •   Example(s) accurately reflects program and question     
         Details from program are accurate. 
         Shows reflective thinking 


 4


         Uses examples relating to the program but explanation is unclear, or does not completely relate to the question
         Details from the program are accurate


3


         Explanation is unclear
         Examples are unclear    

 


2


         Answer does not relate to the question
         Explanation or example missing
         Paragraph does not reflect the program

 


1


         Paragraph is missing
         Answer does not address any of the syllabus questions

 


0

Spelling/Grammar/Length:

         Has 2 or fewer spelling and/or grammatical mistakes
         At least 6 sentences in length    

 


2


         Has more than two, but less than 5 spelling and/or grammatical mistakes
         Has less than 6 sentences

 


1


      •    Paragraph missing
      •    More than 5 spelling and/or grammatical mistakes  

 

           0