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  • Essay #4 Proposing Solutions Essay Scoring Guide Grade A Well- Defined Problem A Clearly Described Solution A Convincing Argument in Support of the Proposed Solution An Indication of Readers’ Objections and Questions An Evaluation of Alternative Solutions Language Use MLA Formatting 1 The problem is clearly defined and the introduction successfully establishes that the problem needs solving. The writer clearly describes a solution, making it easy for readers to understand. The solution is very detailed in its description. The plausible reasons for the writer’s position show insight into the issue. All of the writer’s points regarding the proposed solution are convincing and adequately supported. The writer successfully argues that the solution is feasible. All of the writer’s points use well-chosen textual support. All paragraphs have strong topic sentences and are well organized. The writer successfully anticipates objections and questions regarding the proposed solution. The writer successfully addresses objections and questions readers might have about the proposed solution. The essay transitions successfully between accommodating or refuting alternative solutions and objections. The essay is well argued and devoid of logical fallacies. The essay convinces readers that the proposed solution is preferable to alternative solutions. The writer conveys interest, passion and engagement to the reader. The writer uses precise, expressive language, which may include wit, humor, or figurative language. Vivid vocabulary and a compelling voice energize the topic. The essay includes a variety of sophisticated sentence structures. Sentences are free from major grammatical errors. There are no major punctuation problems and few to no typographical errors. All references to sources are accompanied by in-text citations. The paper contains an accurate Works Cited page. Formatting is perfect. 2 The problem is clearly defined and the introduction successfully establishes that the problem needs solving. The writer clearly describes a solution, making it easy for readers to understand. The solution is very detailed in its description. The plausible reasons for the writer’s position show insight into the issue. All of the writer’s points regarding the proposed solution are convincing and adequately supported. The writer successfully argues that the solution is feasible. Nearly all of the points use well-chosen textual support. Nearly all paragraphs have strong topic sentences and are well organized. The writer successfully anticipates objections and questions regarding the proposed solution. The writer successfully addresses objections and questions readers might have about the proposed solution. The essay is predominantly successful in transitioning between accommodating or refuting alternative solutions and objections. The essay is well argued and devoid of logical fallacies. The essay is predominantly successful in convincing readers that the proposed solution is preferable to alternative solutions. Clear sentences and accurate vocabulary engage the readers in the topic The essay includes a variety of sentence structures Sentences have only a couple of major grammatical errors and no pervasive pattern of error. The essay may include some punctuation problems or typographical errors All references to sources have in- text citations. A Works Cited page is present, but may have a few errors. A few mistakes may occur in formatting. The essay meets the assignment criteria.
  • 3 The problem is vaguely defined and the introduction does not successfully establish that the problem needs solving. The writer describes a solution, but it is not always easy for readers to understand. The solution is somewhat detailed in its description. The plausible reasons for the writer’s position do not always show insight into the issue. Most of the writer’s points regarding the proposed solution are convincing and adequately supported. The writer inconsistently argues that the solution is feasible. Several of the points use well- chosen textual support. Most paragraphs have strong topic sentences and are well organized. The writer inconsistently anticipates objections and questions regarding the proposed solution. The writer inconsistently addresses objections and questions readers might have about the proposed solution. The essay is uneven in terms of successfully transitioning between accommodating or refuting alternative solutions and objections. The essay is inconsistently argued, but is devoid of logical fallacies. The essay inconsistently convinces readers that the proposed solution is preferable to alternative solutions. Sentences show mostly accurate vocabulary. This essay may contain minor problems in grammar, punctuation, or word choice, which distract the reader but do not get in the way of ideas. Sentences show some variation of structure and style. In-text citations are present, but are insufficient. The Works Cited page may be incorrectly formatted. A few mistakes occur in formatting. The essay meets most of the assignment criteria: it is short of the required number of pages. 4 The problem is vaguely defined and the introduction does not successfully establish that the problem needs solving. The writer describes a solution, but it not easy for readers to understand. The solution is vague in its description. The plausible reasons for the writer’s position are unclear and do not show insight into the issue. Most of the writer’s points regarding the proposed solution are not convincing or adequately supported. The writer inconsistently argues a solution that may not be feasible. Few of the points use well- chosen textual support. A few paragraphs have strong topic sentences but are not well organized. The writer inconsistently anticipates objections and questions regarding the proposed solution. The essay does not successfully transition between accommodating or refuting alternative solutions and objections. The essay is inconsistently argued, and has logical fallacies. The essay does not convince readers that the proposed solution is preferable to alternative solutions. Sentences are very simple, showing little to no variation in structure. The essay contains serious grammatical errors, making the essay difficult to understand at times Word choices are very repetitious or frequently inaccurate. No in-text citations. The Works Cited page is short of the minimum number of works. The essay does not meet the assignment criteria. It is a full page short. 5 The problem is vaguely defined and the introduction does not successfully establish that the problem needs solving. The writer describes a solution, but it incomprehe nsible. The solution is vague in its description, or it is not present. There are no plausible reasons for the writer’s position. Most of the writer’s points regarding the proposed solution are not convincing or adequately supported. The writer inconsistently argues a solution that is not feasible. Few of the points use well- chosen textual support. A few paragraphs have strong topic sentences but are not well organized. The writer does not anticipate objections and questions regarding the proposed solution. The writer does not address objections and questions readers might have about the proposed solution. The essay does not transition between accommodating or refuting alternative solutions and objections, because they are not present. The essay is poorly argued and has logical fallacies. The essay does not convince readers that the proposed solution is preferable to alternative solutions. Errors in grammar, spelling, or misused vocabulary seriously impede comprehension. No in-text citations. The Works Cited page is missing or incomplete, OR the formatting is problematic. The essay is not submitted or not typed. The essay does not meet the assignment criteria.