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Name: __________________________________ Date: ___________________________________

Exhibition Central Idea: Equal opportunities and responsibilities of sharing water helps create peaceful relationships. Line of Inquiry: Exploration of global resources

Not Present

Emerging

Intermediate

Advanced

Mechanics

Enough errors with conventions that the paper is largely unreadable

Lots of errors, but the meaning of the paper is understandable

Very few grammar, spelling errors, punctuation errors, or format errors

Paper follows all expectations for papers as described in the Brainiac’s guide , as well as all general writing conventions

Introduction

The topic is introduced

The topic is introduced

A thesis is clearly introduced

No thesis is introduced

The thesis is introduced but it does not clearly connect to the topic

The topic is introduced

The subtopics are briefly introduced

The subtopics are introduced

The introduction has a hook that engages the reader’s attention and makes them want to continue to read the paper. The thesis is clearly introduced. Each of the subtopics are introduced The whole introduction serves to demonstrate the importance of the topic

Thesis is poorly developed and lacks clear understanding of the topic 6-7 paragraphs

A good thesis statement is present which displays an understanding of the topic. 8-9 paragraphs

The thesis is insightful and shows a solid understanding of the topic

Most of the paragraphs do not connect to the thesis None of the paragraphs have an introductory or concluding sentence that connect to the topic

Some of the paragraphs connect to the thesis most do not Most paragraphs do not begin with a clear introductory

Most of the paragraphs connect to the thesis some do not Most paragraphs begin with a clear introductory

The paragraphs all connect to the thesis

sentence that introduces the topic and connects to the thesis and end with a concluding sentence that properly concludes the paragraph

sentence that introduces the topic and connects to the thesis and end with a concluding sentence that properly concludes the paragraph

Body: Organization

The body paragraphs do not have a clear or logical organization

The body paragraphs are organized in a clear and logical fashion

The body paragraphs have a clear and logical organization and information flows smoothly from one paragraph to the next. They all work together to show the truth of the thesis

Conclusion structure

The thesis is not restated

The body paragraphs are somewhat organized though the flow from paragraph to paragraph is not smooth. The thesis is not restated, The key points from each example are not restated

The thesis is restated-Or-The key points of each example are restated Your new knowledge is demonstrated but is not made crystal clear

The thesis is restated

The subtopics are not explicitly introduced

Thesis

No thesis

Body: Content

<6 paragraphs

The key points from each example are not restated It does not show why the topic is important Conclusion Analysis

Bibliography

Photos and Map of region

Analysis There is no analysis of water as a global resource or how water influences how water is shared as a global There is no bibliography

no photos or map present

It shows a low level of why this topic is of importance Your new knowledge is demonstrated but is not made crystal clear. Analysis: The paper attempts to analyze how water is shared as a global resource but the analysis is unclear, confusing, or incorrect There is a bibliography however the citations are incomplete and/or do not follow proper MLA format <6 sources cited 1 photo and map of region/issue is present however they are not sourced and/ or accompanying descriptive captions are missing

The reader gets a good understanding of why this topic is important

>10 paragraphs

All paragraphs begin with a clear introductory sentence that introduces the topic and connects to the thesis and end with a concluding sentence that properly concludes the paragraph

The key points of each example are restated Your new knowledge is demonstrated and is crystal clear

All sources used are cited and proper MLA format is followed. 7-9 sources cited

The reader gets a solid understanding of why this topic is important Analysis The conclusion clearly analyzes how water is shared as a global resource and waterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s role in how we share the planet. This analysis is deep and insightful All sources used are cited and proper MLA format is followed. >10 sources are cited

2 - 4 photos and map of region/issue. All photos and map are properly sourced and have an accompanying descriptive caption.

>4 photos and map of region/issue. All photos and map are properly sourced and have an accompanying descriptive caption

Analysis: The paper attempts to analyze how water is shared as a global resource. The analysis is good, but could be better

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