Paragraph Checklists

Student/No. _____________________
Topic: ___________________________

Evaluation of a Paragraph

PDF: Paragraph Evaluation

A. Heading:
1. Name _____
2. Division or Number   _____
3. Date   _____
4. Title   _____
B. Structure:
1. Topic Sentence  _____
2. 4 – 7 Supporting Sentences   _____
3. Concluding Sentence   _____

 

C. Logical Order of Sentences:   _____

 

D. Relevant Facts: 
1. Evidence to prove main point ___________
2.Evidence of depth of thinking ___
3. Quotations & page numbers if needed ______
4. Bibliography or citation if needed  ________

 

E. Conventions of English:
1. Spelling   _____
2. Punctuation   _____
3.  Grammar   _____

4. Consistent & appropriate tense ________

 

F. Style:  

1. Varied sentence length  ________

2. Figures of speech (e.g. alliteration, assonance,

consonance) __________

3. Rhythm in the sentences ____________

4. Powerful nouns and verbs __________

 

G. Presentation:

1. Very neat _______

2.  Double—spaced ______

3. Indented ______

4. In blue or black ink _________

 

 

Are you meeting expectations for your grade level at this time of year?

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