conventions

correct spelling and grammar

sentence fluency

varied lengths of sentences

voice

author's personality

ideas

clear topic

ideas

examples and details to illustrate topic

word choice

precise and thoughtful word usage

sentence fluency

rhythm and flow of a paper

voice

it's how you know who is speaking (author)

word choice

"just right words"

organization

central structure of a piece

conventions

punctuation

sentence fluency

varied sentence beginnings

ideas

getting thoughts and details on paper

organization

transition words used

organization

good introduction and ending

presentation

neat

presentation

proper spacing used

ideas

clear purpose

word choice

effective verbs

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