PHI-105MODULE-6IPPersuasiveEssayPeerReviewWorksheet2.docx

Criteria% Value1: Unsatisfactory2: Insufficient3: Approaching4: Acceptable5: TargetWhy was this score determined for your peer’s essay? What evidence/examples do you have for this score?% Scaling0%65%75%85%100%Content 75%Objective Perspective and PositionObjective Perspective and Position20%Addresses a single source or view of the argument and fails to clarify presented position relative to one’s own.Appropriately identifies one’s own position on the topic. Vague explanation of the position is given. Little reference to specific issues related to the topic is made. Position completely appeals to emotion instead of reason.Appropriately identifies one’s position on the topic. Explains the position taken in a coherent way. Sound reference to specific issues related to the topic is made. Position mostly appeals to emotion instead of reason.Formulates a clear and precise point of view of the topic. Clearly explains the position taken. Sound and detailed reference to specific issues related to the topic is made. Position appeals mostly to reason.Formulates a clear and precise point of view of the topic. Comprehensively explains the position taken. Specific issues related to the topic are fully presented in great detail. Position appeals to reason.Rationale for score:Word CountWord Count5%Word count is less than half the minimum or more than double the maximum.Body of essay is more than 100 words over or under the word count.Body of essay is more than 50 but less than 100 words over or under the word count.Body of essay is over or under the word count by 50 words or less.Within the appropriate word count.Rationale for score:Evidence/Argues to PersuadeArgues to persuade25%No real persuasive argument is made. No outside sources are used. The writing relies entirely on the perspective of the writer.Presents a vague argument relative to the topic and presents no evidence to support the argument. The interpretation of other perspectives is superficial or incorrect. Fewer than three outside sources are used. No Peer Reviewed sources used.Presents an argument relative to the topic and presents minimal evidence to support the argument. Not all evidence is relevant to the argument. Simplistic explanation or integration of other perspectives is present. At least three outside sources are used with at least one peer-reviewed journal article.Presents an argument relative to the topic and presents key evidence to support the argument through a synthesis of paraphrased and quoted material. Relevant evidence that includes other perspectives is used. Three sources are used. At least two peer reviewed journal articles are used.Presents an argument relative to the topic and presents key evidence to support the argument through a synthesis of paraphrased research. Identifies not only the main issues, but also the embedded, implicit, or unspoken aspects of the topic. At least three peer reviewed journal articles are used. Direct quotes are minimal.Rationale for score:Principles of Critical ThinkingAdheres to principles of critical thinking to manage emotions and avoid fallacies. Logical reasoning is used within arguments. Upholds persuasive tone rather than manipulative. Acknowledge other perspectives and evaluate assumptions about the topic.25%Fails to adhere to almost all principles of critical thinking.Adheres to few principles of critical thinking.Adheres to some principles of critical thinking on a surface level.Adheres to many principles of critical thinking. Use of the principles is clear to see.Adheres to most of the principles of critical thinking. Attempts to incorporate each one in a logical and fluid way.Rationale for score:Organization and Effectiveness 20%Thesis, Position, or PurposeCommunicates reason for writing and demonstrates awareness of audience.7%The thesis, position, or purpose is not discernible. No awareness of the appropriate audience is evident. Thesis is not stated in the conclusion.The thesis, position, or purpose is unfocused or confused. There is very little awareness of the intended audience. Thesis is not stated in the conclusion.The thesis, position, or purpose is discernable in most aspects but is occasionally weak or unclear. There is limited awareness of the appropriate audience. Thesis is not stated in the conclusion.The thesis, position, or purpose is clear and forecast the development of the paper. It is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose. Thesis is stated within the conclusion.The thesis, position, or purpose is comprehensive; contained within the thesis is the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear. Thesis is clearly restated in the conclusion.Rationale for score:Development, Paragraph Structure, and TransitionsAdvances position or purpose throughout writing; conclusion aligns to and evolves from development.7%Paragraphs and transitions consistently lack unity and coherence. No apparent connections between paragraphs are established. Transitions are inappropriate to purpose and scope. Organization is disjointed.Some paragraphs and transitions may lack logical progression of ideas, unity, coherence, and/or cohesiveness. Some degree of organization is evident.Paragraphs are generally competent, but ideas may show some inconsistency in organization and/or in their relationships to each other.A logical progression of ideas between paragraphs is apparent. Paragraphs exhibit a unity, coherence, and cohesiveness. Topic sentences and concluding remarks are appropriate to purpose.There is a sophisticated construction of paragraphs and transitions. Includes topic sentences that are persuasive and align with thesis statement. Includes details and rationale that support the main points of each supporting paragraph. Ideas progress and relate to each other. Paragraph and transition construction guide the reader. Paragraph structure is seamless with transition between paragraphsRationale for score:Mechanics of WritingIncludes spelling, capitalization, punctuation, grammar, language use, sentence structure, etc.6%Errors in grammar or syntax are pervasive and impede meaning. Incorrect language choice or sentence structure errors are found throughout.Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors are present. Inconsistencies in language choice or sentence structure are recurrent.Occasional mechanical errors are present. Language choice is generally appropriate. Varied sentence structure is attempted.Few mechanical errors are present. Suitable language choice and sentence structure are used.No mechanical errors are present. Appropriate language choice and sentence structure are used throughout.Rationale for score:Format 5%FormatUses appropriate style, such as APA, for college, subject, and level.2%Appropriate format is not used.Appropriate format is attempted, but some elements are missing.Appropriate format and is used, although there are some obvious errors.Appropriate format is used with only minor errors.No errors in formatting are present.Rationale for score:DocumentationDocuments sources in APA using in-text citations, and references.3%No reference page is included. No citations are used.Reference page is present. Citations are inconsistently used.Reference page is included, and lists sources used in the paper. Sources are appropriately documented, although some errors may be present.Reference page is present and fully inclusive of all cited sources. Documentation is appropriate and citation style is usually correct.In-text citations and a reference page are complete and correct. The documentation of cited sources is free of error.Rationale for score: