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MARKING SCHEME FOR WRITING PORTFOLIO (20 MARKS)
WRITING PORTFOLIO (20%)

PORTFOLIO
1.

MARK

Entry 1
2 paragraphs with topic sentences in 2 different
locations

2.

Entry 2
2 paragraphs that have different strategies of
introduction

3.

Entry 3
i) one(1) paragraph with a number of cohesive devices
ii) two(2) paragraphs with different strategies of
conclusion.

4.

Entry 5

2 marks
(1 mark for each introduction
strategy)

3 marks
(1/2 mark for each cohesive
device : at least 2 cohesive
devices)
(1 mark each for conclusion
strategy)

Entry 4

5.

2 marks
(1 mark for each topic
sentence)

7 marks
(1 mark for each error free
Acknowledge the sources of portfolio entry 1-3 using source) the APA format (7 paragraphs from 7 different sources)
6 marks
(1 mark for each point)

Thorough analysis of an expository essay:
i) Introduction strategy
ii) Thesis statement
iii) Topic sentences
iv) Type of supporting detail
v) Cohesive devices
vi) Concluding strategy

TOTAL = 20 MARKS

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MARKING SCHEME FOR SUMMARY WRITING (30 MARKS)
(QUIZ 20%)
*subject to change

Content:

11 marks

Documentation:
Language:

4 marks
10 marks

Paraphrasing:

5 marks
__________
30 marks

1.

Content: 11 marks

Topic sentence/introduction
Supporting details
Concluding sentence

2.

1 mark
9 marks (6 details @ 1½ points each - ½ for
the technique, 1 for elaboration)
1 mark

Documentation: 4 marks

Quotation
Paraphrase with proper use of one reporting verb.
Reference

3.

mentioning

1 mark
1 mark
2 marks

Language Band
Very Good to Excellent

9 - 10

Highly organized order of relevant points. Effective use of transition words and phrases for a smooth flow of sentences a nd messages are clearly conveyed. Minimal errors in grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Fairly Good to Good

7-8

Logical order of relevant points. Adequate use of transition words and phrases for a satisfactory flow of sentences and messages are sufficiently conveyed. Several errors in grammar, spelling and punctuation.

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Fair to Average

4-6

Loosely organized with a scattering of relevant points. Inadequate use of transition words and phrases leading to a lack of continuity in sentence f low and relatively distorted message. Frequent errors in grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Very Poor to Poor

1–3

4.

Extremely disorganized with disjointed points. An absence of transition words and phrases leading to total disarray in sentence flow, hardly communicating any message. Numerous errors in grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Paraphrasing Band
Very Good to Excellent
5

Impressive paraphrasing; very little lifting from original text. Fairly Good to Good

4

A satisfactory attempt at paraphrasing; some lifting from original text. Fair to Average

3

Very little paraphrasing; mainly lifting chunks out of original text. Very Poor to Poor

1–2

Copying word for word from original text.

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MARKING SCHEME FOR ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY (50 MARKS)
(WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT 5%)

CONTENT:

20 MARKS

RHETORICAL STRUCTURE:

10 MARKS

LANGUAGE:

20 MARKS

CONTENT (20 MARKS)
PREPARATION AND INTRODUCTION (5 MARKS)
Audience
1 mark
Purpose
1 mark (to convince/ to persuade/ to urge/ to influence)
INTRODUCTION
General statement : 1 mark
W riter’s Stand
: 1 mark
Thesis statement : 1 mark (must include 2 pro-arguments & 1 counter argument)

BODY PARAGRAPHS (12 MARKS)
PRO-ARGUMENT PARAGRAPH 1

(4 marks)

Topic Sentence
Supporting details

1 mark
3 marks
(1 ½ mark for each relevant supporting detail)

PRO-ARGUMENT PARAGRAPH 2

(4 marks)

Topic Sentence
Supporting details

1 mark
3 marks
(1 ½ mark for each relevant supporting detail)

COUNTER-ARGUMENT PARAGRAPH

(4 marks)

Topic Sentence
Supporting details

1 mark
3 marks
(1 ½ mark for each relevant supporting detail)

CONCLUDING PARAGRAPH (3 MARKS)...
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