- Research Topic: Gender Differences in Mathematics Achievements
Your research paper consisting of 3 chapters and no less than 10 pages long are due Nov. 20. Please see requirements in the rubric below. Please also no that guidelines for research, such as plagiarism, etc. must be met.
Writing Assignment Rubric
CONTENT: Introduction Attitude is defined; thesis is clearly focused; subject is significant Thesis is clear; provides direction for essay Unclear; formulaic; not creative Introduction is incomplete, ineffective, or missing Idea Development Interesting; sophisticated; insightful Clear and thoughtful Simplistic; uneven in quality; lacking in relevance Absent or ineffective Support or Evidence Detailed; accurate; convincing Sufficient and accurate Vague Missing or inaccurate Word Choice Engaging and powerful choice of words Appropriate to task Limited Monotonous or inappropriate Conclusion Extends; connects; comments on topics Purposeful and perceptive Summarizes previously stated information Absent, incomplete, or unfocused ORGANIZATION: Topic Sentence Clearly related to thesis; comprehensive; incorporates effective transitions Comprehensive and logical Provides blank restatement of thesis; narrow or inaccurate Absent Paragraph Order Contributes to an effective argument; reinforces the content Demonstrates a clear plan Ineffective or inconsistent Random Transitions Effective and varied Clear and functional Mechanical Absent MECHANICS: Sentence Structure Complete; varied; interesting Complete and correct Variety is present; some errors are evident Repetitious; fragments and run-ons are frequent Punctuation/Spelling Error-free Some errors present, but they do not interfere with meaning Careless or distracting Errors interfere with the meaning Voice Distinctive; appropriate to task and audience Clear and authentic Mechanical, formulaic Unclear