The topic and purpose of the paper are clearly defined in the introduction. The introduction identifies the framework of the essay.
Idea development is logical and orderly
Demonstrates a clear understanding of the topic.
There is evidence of critical thinking, indicating ability in analysis and interpretation. 20
Content is supported with reference citations appropriate to the essay topic.
See University Policy on Plagiarism. 15
A rational conclusion is offered and supported. 10
The presentation of the paper is of an appropriate academic standard – spelling, grammar and referencing are correct. There is numbering of pages, a table of contents, correct in text referencing and a correctly cited reference list. 10