You will be writing a 5 Paragraph EXPOSITORY essay on this prompt:
Start by PLANNING your Essay using this Graphic Organizer (this MUST be filled out as part of your test!!)
Write Your Expository Essay Here:
I will be looking to see if you:
1.Have a THESIS statement in the introduction (see tips below) 2.Have 5 paragraphs
3.Have proofread and spell checked the essay
Use the 6 point writing rubric to score your own essay.
1. Please give your paper a score of 1-6.
2.Then write 2 or 3 sentences that explains why you graded your paper the way you did. Just fill in the chart below:
6|·Focused on the topic and seems complete or whole ·Logically organized ·Includes a beginning, middle and end ·Uses transitional devices ·Many supporting ideas or examples ·Precise word choice and mature use of language ·Subject/verb agreement and verb/noun forms are generally correct ·Sentences almost always complete and fragments used purposefully ·Various kinds of sentence structures used ·Conventions generally correct| 5|·Focused on the topic and seems complete or whole ·Organized ·Includes transitional devices ·Adequate supporting ideas or examples ·Word choice adequate, but may lack precision ·Most sentences complete, but a few fragments may occur ·Various kinds of sentence structures used ·Conventions generally followed| 4|·Generally focused on topic, although may contain some unrelated information ·Seems complete or whole ·Organized ·Includes transitional devices ·Some supporting ideas contain specifics and details, but some ideas may not be developed ·Word choice generally adequate ·Uses correct punctuation and capitalization ·Commonly used words spelled correctly ·Uses mostly simple sentences| 3|·Generally focused on topic,...