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Primary Source
Primary Source
Criteria Ratings Pts
Analysis of Document
Offers in-depth analysis and interpretation of the document; distinguishes between fact and opinion; explores reliability of author; compares and contrasts author's point of view with views of others
threshold: pts
4.0 pts
Exemplary
3.0 pts
Adequate
2.0 pts
Minimal
1.0 pts
Attempted
pts
4.0 pts
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Knowledge of Historical Context
Shows evidence of thorough knowledge of period in which source was written; relates primary source to specific historical context in which it was written
threshold: pts
4.0 pts
Exemplary
3.0 pts
Adequate
2.0 pts
Minimal
1.0 pts
Attempted
pts
4.0 pts
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Identification of Key Issues/Main Points
Identifies the key issues and main points included in the primary source; shows understanding of author's goal(s
threshold: pts
4.0 pts
Exemplary
3.0 pts
Adequate
2.0 pts
Minimal
1.0 pts
Attempted
pts
4.0 pts
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Resources
Uses several outside resources in addition to primary source
threshold: pts
4.0 pts
Exemplary
3.0 pts
Adequate
2.0 pts
Minimal
1.0 pts
Attempted
pts
4.0 pts
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Identification of Literary Devices
threshold: pts
4.0 pts
Exemplary
3.0 pts
Adequate
2.0 pts
Minimal
1.0 pts
Attempted
pts
4.0 pts
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Understanding of Audience
threshold: pts
4.0 pts
Exemplary
3.0 pts
Adequate
2.0 pts
Minimal
1.0 pts
Attempted
pts
4.0 pts
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Total Points: 24.0 out of 24.0