Title & Introduction score 5/20
~An original and appropriate title is used. ~ The introduction starts generally and ends specifically. ~The topic of television is introduced/contextualized before the article is mentioned. ~The article title, source, and author are mentioned in the summary of the article. ~The audience, purpose, and tone are identified. ~A thesis/purpose statement ends the introduction, which tells the reader what the body paragraphs will accomplish.
Body Paragraphs score 27/40
~Body paragraphs have a clear topic sentence which identifies which strategy the writer will discuss. ~The topic sentence is supported with ample evidence from the article. ~Each example (quote) is integrated effectively. ~Each example is explained/analyzed clearly. ~Each body paragraph ends with a concluding sentence. ~Body paragraphs flow clearly from one to the next (logical progression/transitions used).
Conclusion score 10/20
~The conclusion starts specifically by restating the thesis. ~An overall evaluation of the article is provided without bringing up new points/information. ~The conclusion ends with a global statement.