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Literary Analysis Essay Evaluation You will need two different color pens. Take both pieces of paper so that you have 3 timed write samples. Put your name on the top of each.
1.Rate the thesis on its parts: titles, authors, themes and sentence sophistication: 4,3,2,1 2.Highlight evidence in one color. 3.Highlight effect and theme commentary in a different color. 4.Draw a star next to the strongest paragraph in each of the essays. 5.Draw a question mark next to any part of the essay you don’t understand. 6.Circle words that show sophistication of diction. 7.Rate the conclusion on its parts: 4,3,2,1 – Restates thesis in different words – Connects the theme to world around us or our past. 8.Rate the overall diction: 4,3,2,1 9.Rate the sophistication of the sentence fluency: 4,3,2,1 10.Rate the organization of the essay including the topic sentences: 4,3,2,1 11. Rate the overall essay: 4,3,2,1
Your commentary On the back of the 8 1/2 x 14 piece of paper, explain: – Which essay you think is the best and why – note the identifiers at the top of each essay. – List all the components that create a literary analysis essay. – What you notice makes a superior essay. – What you think you’ll need to learn to do in order to write an essay as strong as the best one. Or, if you think you’ve got it, you can say – “I can write an essay this strong.”