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Rubric #7, Outline of Final Paper (M5) Remember to use the information in the columns to complete the components of the assignment.

Criteria 20 points possible

Accomplished Proficient Needs Work Unacceptable

Outline content 10 points maximum

Clear relationship between headings and subheadings Topics are addressed with at least 3 concrete details for major headings All information clearly relates to main topic

Lack of clarity in relationship between headings and subheadings No more than 2 concrete details in any part of outline No less than 85% of information relates to main topic

No clear relationship among headings and subheadings Lack of thesis statement More than 2 paragraphs Fewer than 2 concrete details in any part of outline Not all information relates to the topic

Unable to identify topic Very few concrete details in total outline Information doesn’t support topic

Organization 6 points maximum

Correct use of alphanumeric outline format Elements flow logically and clearly

No more than 3 errors in use of alphanumeric outline format Generally logical content but flow lacks smoothness

Incomplete outline headings Unclear how subheadings relate to headings Progression of ideas lacks logic

Headings only; no subheadings Off topic with little logic

MUGS 4 points maximum

No more than 2 MUGS errors Margins & font correct

No more than 3 MUGS errors No more than one (1) error in margins & font

More than 3 MUGS errors Two (2) or more errors in margins & font

Serious and multiple errors Three (3) or more errors in margins & font

Interpretation of Final Points: Accomplished: 20.00 – 18.01 points Proficient: 18.00 – 16.01 points Need Work: 16.00 – 14.01 points Unacceptable: Less than 14 points

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