- Writer attempts to communicate complex ideas and express himself in interesting ways.
- Writer makes minor errors due to compositional risks, but these errors do not take away from the overall fluency of your paper.
- Spelling is generally correct, even on more difficult words.
- Punctuation is accurate, even creative, and guides the reader through the writing.
- A complete understanding of the rules of capitalization is shown.
- Grammar and usage are correct and contribute to the clarity and style of your paper.
- The paragraphing tends to be appropriate and reinforces the organizational structure.
- The writing is very close to being ready to publish.
Sunday, January 13, 2008
Assessing your students' writing, Part 5: CONVENTIONS
Posted by THE WRITING DOCTOR