|Line of Reasoning*
|Organization and Structure
|Organization of ideas/information is highly advanced and well organized.
|Ideas expressed in professional and technical language appropriate to the discipline; complex ideas are expressed clearly.
|Organization of ideas/information is well planned and organized; structure enhances the message or argument.
|Uses grammatically correct prose that is highly appropriate to the audience; paper successfully utilizes complex sentence structures; prose is articulate and sophisticated.
|Some organizational problems evident.
|Minor problems with grammar or punctuation, but sentences generally make sense; sentence structure is simplistic; prose may be conversational or somewhat inappropriate for purpose of the assignment or the audience.
|Some attempt at organizing ideas/information but reasoning for that ordering is not apparent.
|Exhibits grammatical problems but overall meaning of sentences is not totally obscured; prose may not reflect an understanding of standard English or other language used; may lack an understanding of the purpose of the assignment or the audience.