Rubric - Literature Review Paper


Criteria Poor Good Excellent
Clearly identified meaningful, relevant question that is appropriate in scope Question is unclear OR irrelevant Question is clear and relevant, somewhat meaningful and appropriate in scope Research question is clear, meaningful, relevant, and appropriate in scope
Thorough review of literature (evidence) relevant to question Review of literature is not very thorough or accurate Somewhat thorough AND somewhat accurate Thorough and accurate review of relevant literature
Used evidence to directly answer question Evidence mostly did not address the question Evidence somewhat addressed the question The evidence presented directly addressed the question
Expressed appropriate level of caution in interpreting evidence Did not interpret evidence with appropriate caution Somewhat applied appropriate caution to evidence Interpreted the evidence cautiously as appropriate
Well written Often unclear, poorly organized, and with mechanical errors Clear, and mostly well organized and free of mechanical errors Clear, well organized, and free of mechanical errors