Research Essay Final
What were the personal lives of both soldiers and people at home in Oregon like during World War I?
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Course (right justified)
Research Question (bolded, centered)
Essay – suggested outline
Research Question and Intro
State Research Question
Identify relevant background info (eg a brief summary of the topic)
Define the scope (time frame, place, other important details) of the investigation
Thesis statement – identify your main points
Analysis (Repeat for each body paragraph)
State and explain your point for the chapter
Outline the argument using source evidence to prove your research question (in other words, provide evidence from your sources in the form or a short quote or paraphrase)
Explain the significance of your evidence (not only what is offered with the words of the document but also what you can gain from understanding the source of the document)
Summarize how this main point and evidence answers your research question
The conclusion must be clearly stated, consistent with the evidence presented and relevant to the research question
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12 pt font
1 inch margins
Papers without in-text citations will receive a zero.
(On its own page)
Bibliography (centered, bolded)
Chicago or MLA citations
Research Essay RubricResearch Essay RubricCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStructure and StyleTitle Page;
Organization of the essay;
Grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc.;
Transitions and usage20.0 ptsFull MarksIncludes correct Title Page; Organization of the essay includes intro (with thesis), body, and conclusion; Grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc. is excellent; Fab transitions and usage15.0 ptsGoodIncludes mostly correct Title Page; Organization of the essay includes intro (with partial thesis), body, and conclusion; Grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc. is good; Good transitions and usage10.0 ptsFairMay include Title Page; Organization of the essay includes intro, body, and conclusion; Grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc. is fine; Fair transitions and usage5.0 ptsPoorMay not include Title Page; Organization of the essay is difficult to follow; Grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc. contains errors; Difficult transitions and usage0.0 ptsNo Marks20.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeUse of evidenceExcellent and relevant examples and opinions from sources; Evidence obviously supports main paragraph points; Evidence answers the research question30.0 ptsFull MarksExcellent and relevant examples and opinions from sources; Evidence obviously supports main paragraph points; Evidence answers research question25.0 ptsGoodGood and relevant examples and opinions from sources; Evidence mostly supports main paragraph points; Evidence helps to answer the research question20.0 ptsFairFair and relevant examples and opinions from sources; Evidence somewhat supports main paragraph points; Evidence may help to answer the research question10.0 ptsPoorFew examples and opinions from sources; Evidence does not support main paragraph points; Evidence does not help to answer the research question0.0 ptsNo Marks30.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAnalysisHow research question is answered; how evidence is interpreted20.0 ptsFull MarksRelevant interpretation of evidence; excellent explanation of evidence; clear answer of research question15.0 ptsGoodRelevant interpretation of evidence; good explanation of evidence; answers research question10.0 ptsFairFair interpretation of evidence; decent explanation of evidence; somewhat answers research question5.0 ptsPoorLittle interpretation of evidence; confusing explanation of evidence; does not answer the research question0.0 ptsNo Marks20.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCitationsChicago citations20.0 ptsFull MarksCorrect use of Chicago style; All footnotes contain page numbers; Each piece of evidence cited15.0 ptsGoodMostly correct use of Chicago style; Most footnotes contain page numbers; Most pieces of evidence cited10.0 ptsFairSomewhat correct use of Chicago style; Some footnotes contain page numbers; Some pieces of evidence cited5.0 ptsPoorMisuse of Chicago style; Some footnotes contain page numbers; Footnotes not included0.0 ptsNo Marks20.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWorks Cited/Bibliography10.0 ptsFull MarksMandatory sources included; Citation style correct; All sources in footnotes in bibliiography5.0 ptsAverageSome mandatory sources included; Citation style somewhat correct; Some sources in footnotes in bibliiography0.0 ptsNo Marks10.0 pts
Total Points: 100.0
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