Rubric for Minor Paper, Module 4



Criterion

4

A-level qualities
(90–100)

3

B-level qualities
(80–89)

2

C-level qualities
(70–79)

1 or 0

D- or F-level qualities
(60–69 or below 60)



Score

Practical initiatives and components
Lists at least two practical initiatives for each of the six components and how each would strengthen those six components. Lists at least two practical initiatives for each of the six components and discusses how most would strengthen those six components. Lists at least two practical initiatives for each of the six components. Practical initiatives are confusing; mentions how they might affect the six components.  
Description of school initiatives
Clear description and examples of three initiatives from the listed initiatives. Clear description of three initiatives, examples may not be clear. Somewhat describes three initiatives. No clear description of the school initiatives, not sure what these initiatives mean.  
Writing mechanics
APA format throughout, no misspelled words or grammatical errors. APA format, no more than one misspelled word or grammatical error. May start to flow as a paper, but that is a stretch; no more than two misspelled words or grammatical errors. Poorly written, doesn’t flow as one paper, misspelled words, grammatical errors.  

Note: Criteria are evaluated on a 4-3-2-1-0 basis. Total rubric points are converted first to a letter grade and then to a numerical equivalent based on a 0–100 scale: 12 = A (93–100); 11 = A– (90–92); 10 = B+ (88–89); 9 = B (83–87); 8 = B– (80–82); 7 = C+ (78–79); 6 = C (72–77); 5 = C– (70–71); 2–4 = D (60–69); 0–1 = F (below 60).