Grading Rubric for Discourse Community Paper
Framing of discussion using authors from our text
Description As suggested by your book and discussed in class, did you include citations from one or more of the theorists we read in class, and enter into conversation with them via your essay?
Evidence of or argument for this group as a discourse community
Have you shown that this is, in fact, a discourse community?
You might have considered questions like "how do the qualities of the discourse community help it to achieve its goals?" or ask, then answer, questions like "who has authority here and why?"
Thesis/Purpose/answering the "so what?" question Completion and correctness
20 All drafts submitted on time, all documents submitted, in order, on date revision was due. Transcript of the interview, use of that interview in your analysis Key images were used in your analysis from your observation of your discourse community Example texts from your discourse community were used in your analysis Total