The upper range papers satisfy all the following criteria:
This score should be used for papers which fulfill the basic requirements for the 6 grade (meeting all criteria) but are thinner.
Middle range papers omit or are deficient in one of the criteria.
This grade should be used for papers which fulfill the requirements for a 4 but are weaker.
|2Lower range papers are deficient in two or more of the criteria and have serious errors in grammar and mechanics.
This grade should be reserved for on-topic responses which have almost no redeeming qualities.
Response papers will be evaluated on the quality of writing that we have come to associate with the appropriate school level.