Commentary Project Grading Rubric

OBST 515

Commentary Project Grading Rubric

Criteria Levels of Achievement
Content 70% Advanced (92–100%) Proficient (84–91%) Developing (1–83%) Not Present Points Earned
Interpretive Accuracy and Clarity of Exposition 44 to 48 points

Excellent details and interpretive precision is provided through the exposition of all four chapters of the book.

40 to 43 points

The requirements for interpretive exposition are met in a proficient manner. Some of the information is incomplete or unclear. Complete sentences are used and the exposition is clear.

1 to 39 points

The requirements are poorly developed. Most of the information is incomplete. The author uses short phrases instead of complete sentences. The author does not provide any interpretive details.

0 points

The requirements are missing.

Historical, Literary, and Theological Insights 42 to 46 points

Excellent details and examples are provided of historical, literary, and theological insights into the interpretation of the book. This is evident through the introduction and in the commentary itself. All three elements (historical, literary, and theological insights) are met.

38.5 to 41.5 points

The requirements are met in a proficient manner. Some of the information is incomplete or unclear. The author provides some details and examples.

OR

Only two of the three elements are met.

1 to 38 points

The requirements are poorly developed. Most of the information is incomplete. The author uses short phrases instead of complete sentences. The author does not provide any details or examples.

OR

Only one of the three elements is met.

0 points

The requirements are missing.

Biblical Worldview and Application of Principles 42 to 46 points

Excellent details and examples are provided to at least three points of application that stem from the interpretation of the book.

38.5 to 41.5 points

The requirements are met in a proficient manner. Some of the information is incomplete or the author provides partial details and examples. Application is only vaguely tied to the interpretation of the book.

OR

Only two points of application are met.

1 to 38 points

The requirements are poorly developed. Most of the information is incomplete. The author uses short phrases instead of complete sentences. The author does not provide any details or examples of application that stems from the interpretation of the book.

OR

Only one point of application is met.

0 points

The requirements are missing.

Criteria Levels of Achievement
Structure 30% Advanced (90–100%) Proficient (70–89%) Developing (1–69%) Not Present Points Earned
Grammar and Spelling 19 to 20 points

Correct spelling and grammar are used throughout the commentary. There are 0–2 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content.

17 to 18 points

There are 3–5 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content.

1 to 16 points

There are 6–10 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content.

0 points

There are more than 10 errors in the grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content.

Current Turabian Format Compliance 19 to 20 points

There are 0–1 minor errors in current Turabian format in the required items: title page, line spacing, heading, citations, and bibliography.

17 to 18 points

There are 2–3 minor errors in current Turabian format in the required items.

1 to 16 points

There are more than 3 errors in current Turabian format in the required items.

0 points

A title page is not present and/or there are more than 5 errors in current Turabian format in the required items.

Word Count 19 to 20 points

The minimum word count of 2500 words is met or exceeded. This applies to the breakdown and appropriate balance required for the entire assignment.

17 to 18 points

The word count of 2500 words is met, although the balance in the assignment is off.

1 to 16 points

A word count of 2000 to 2500 words is met.

0 points

There are fewer than 2000 words.

Total /200
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