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Feature Article Rubric (1)
Feature Article Rubric (1)
Criteria Ratings Pts
Topical Relevance and Coherence
The basic idea for the article should be sound, relevant and contribute something new to the conversation.
threshold: pts
10.0 pts
Good
8.0 pts
Satisfactory
5.0 pts
Needs Work
0.0 pts
Unacceptable
pts
10.0 pts
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Effective Titling
A good title is short, clever, and specific. Your goal is to raise raise a question in the reader's mind with the implied promise to provide the answer if they read your article.
threshold: pts
10.0 pts
Good
8.0 pts
Satisfactory
5.0 pts
Needs Work
0.0 pts
Unacceptable
pts
10.0 pts
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Useful Links
Use several links in the text of your article to show how your ideas connect to other content on the web, including (especially) other articles on our site.
threshold: pts
10.0 pts
Good
8.0 pts
Satisfactory
5.0 pts
Needs Work
0.0 pts
Unacceptable
pts
10.0 pts
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Appropriate Images
Images (must have at least 1) should add value to the article and should be properly formatted for the web. It should also be cited properly.
threshold: pts
10.0 pts
Good
8.0 pts
Satisfactory
5.0 pts
Needs Work
0.0 pts
Unacceptable
pts
10.0 pts
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Effective and Accurate Keywords (tags)
Use 3 to 5 tags that relate to the content of the blog entry. Avoid redundancy. When in doubt, use proper nouns.
threshold: pts
10.0 pts
Good
8.0 pts
Satisfactory
5.0 pts
Needs Work
0.0 pts
Unacceptable
pts
10.0 pts
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Final Evaluation
threshold: pts
50.0 pts
Full Marks
0.0 pts
No Marks
pts
50.0 pts
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Total Points: 100.0 out of 100.0