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These notes and examples from our class will help you understand the SAT rubric.

These notes and examples from our class will help you understand the SAT rubric.

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  • SAT Essay Prompt #1 Memories Feedback, rubric, and scoring guidelines August 9, 2010
  • Scores 43 students completed the essay- AP Language and Multicultural Literature Average of all the students 3.3 Goal for next timed write 4+ 2% 12% 28% 37% 21% 0% 1 5 12 16 9 0 6 5 4 3 2 1
  • SAT Scoring Guide
    • Readers use the Essay Scoring Guide, with exemplar papers illustrating each score point, to evaluate your essay.
    • Two readers have independently assessed your essay and assigned it a score of 1 to 6 based on the criteria in the Scoring Guide.
    • The Essay Subscore reported is the sum of both readers' scores (2 to 12). For example, if your Essay Subscore was 9, one reader gave your essay a score of 4, and the other reader gave your essay a score of 5. If your Essay Subscore was 6, then both readers gave your essay a score of 3.
    • If the two readers' scores differ by more than one point, a third reader will score the essay.
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  • SAT Scoring Guide Score of 6
    • An essay in this category demonstrates clear and consistent mastery , although it may have a few minor errors. A typical essay
    • effectively and insightfully develops a point of view on the issue and demonstrates outstanding critical thinking, using clearly appropriate examples, reasons, and other evidence to support its position
    • is well organized and clearly focused, demonstrating clear coherence and smooth progression of ideas
    • exhibits skillful use of language, using a varied, accurate, and apt vocabulary
    • demonstrates meaningful variety in sentence structure
    • is free of most errors in grammar, usage, and mechanics
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  • Example of a 6- Write about experiences
  • Example of a 6- Write about experiences
  • Example of a 6- Write about literature
  • Example of a 6- Write about literature
  • Example of a 6- 4 th block
  • Example of a 6- 4 th block
  • SAT Scoring Guide Score of 5
    • An essay in this category demonstrates reasonably consistent mastery , although it will have occasional errors or lapses in quality. A typical essay
    • effectively develops a point of view on the issue and demonstrates strong critical thinking, generally using appropriate examples, reasons, and other evidence to support its position
    • is well organized and focused, demonstrating coherence and progression of ideas
    • exhibits facility in the use of language, using appropriate vocabulary
    • demonstrates variety in sentence structure
    • is generally free of most errors in grammar, usage, and mechanics
  • Example of a 5- 2 nd block
  • SAT Scoring Guide Score of 4
    • An essay in this category demonstrates adequate mastery , although it will have lapses in quality. A typical essay
    • develops a point of view on the issue and demonstrates competent critical thinking, using adequate examples, reasons, and other evidence to support its position
    • is generally organized and focused, demonstrating some coherence and progression of ideas
    • exhibits adequate but inconsistent facility in the use of language, using generally appropriate vocabulary
    • demonstrates some variety in sentence structure
    • has some errors in grammar, usage, and mechanics
  • Example of a 4
  • SAT Scoring Guide Score of 3
    • An essay in this category demonstrates developing mastery , and is marked by ONE OR MORE of the following weaknesses:
    • develops a point of view on the issue, demonstrating some critical thinking, but may do so inconsistently or use inadequate examples, reasons, or other evidence to support its position
    • is limited in its organization or focus, or may demonstrate some lapses in coherence or progression of ideas
    • displays developing facility in the use of language, but sometimes uses weak vocabulary or inappropriate word choice
    • lacks variety or demonstrates problems in sentence structure
    • contains an accumulation of errors in grammar, usage, and mechanics
  • Example of a 3
  • SAT Scoring Guide Score of 2
    • An essay in this category demonstrates little mastery , and is flawed by ONE OR MORE of the following weaknesses:
    • develops a point of view on the issue that is vague or seriously limited, and demonstrates weak critical thinking, providing inappropriate or insufficient examples, reasons, or other evidence to support its position
    • is poorly organized and/or focused, or demonstrates serious problems with coherence or progression of ideas
    • displays very little facility in the use of language, using very limited vocabulary or incorrect word choice
    • demonstrates frequent problems in sentence structure
    • contains errors in grammar, usage, and mechanics so serious that meaning is somewhat obscured
  • Example of a 2
  • SAT Scoring Guide Score of 1
    • An essay in this category demonstrates very little or no mastery , and is severely flawed by ONE OR MORE of the following weaknesses:
    • develops no viable point of view on the issue, or provides little or no evidence to support its position
    • is disorganized or unfocused, resulting in a disjointed or incoherent essay
    • displays fundamental errors in vocabulary
    • demonstrates severe flaws in sentence structure
    • contains pervasive errors in grammar, usage, or mechanics that persistently interfere with meaning
  • SAT Scoring Guide Score of 0
    • Essays not written on the essay assignment will receive a score of zero.