DBQ SCORING RUBRIC

 

 

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TASK

Minimally develops some aspects of the task

Minimally develops task or some of the task in depth

Develops all / most aspects of task w/ little depth

Develops all aspects of task but may be uneven

Thoroughly develops all aspects of task evenly

ANALYSIS

Descriptive, lacks understanding

Descriptive or faulty/weak

More descriptive than analytical

Descriptive and analytical

Is more analytical than descriptive

USE OF DOCUMENTS

Vague, unclear reference to docs, irrelevant info copied from documents

Limited use of documents, info copied directly from documents

Incorporates some relevant info from at least half the documents

Incorporates relevant  info from at least 1 more than half the documents

Incorporates relevant info from at least 1 more than half the documents

OUTSIDE INFORMATION

No relevant outside information

Presents little or no relevant outside information

Uses limited outside information

Uses some relevant outside information

Substantial outside information is used

ACCURACY

Few relevant facts, may include inaccuracies

Few relevant facts, may include minor inaccuracies

Some relevant facts, may include minor inaccuracies

Supports theme with relevant facts, examples, etc.

Richly supports theme with relevant facts, examples, etc.

ORGANIZATION

Weak, lacks focus, contains digressions, lacks intro/conclusion, unclear addressing of task

General plan, lacks focus, contains digressions, lacks introduction or conclusion

Satisfactory plan of organization; intro and conclusion are restatements of the theme

Logical and clear plan of organization beyond restatement of theme

Logical and clear plan of organization beyond restatement of theme