Things They Carried

The Things They Carried Theme Analysis Essay|Student name: |Teacher: Hayes/Schierholz |
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|Deadline: Wednesday, October 6th 2010 Date Paper Submitted: ______________________ |
| |Criteria |Points |
| |4-6 |7 |8 |9-10 | |
|Thesis |No clear thesis is present |Thesis is present, yet it lacks|Thesis is present, yet |Thesis is on target, relevant,|____ |
|or | |relevance and detail. Also, |somewhat vague |and precise and developed | |
|Main Idea | |thesis is NOT developed | |throughout the paper. | |
| | |throughout paper | | | |
|Transitions and|Work is rarely logical, |Work is sometimes logical and |Work is mostly logical and |Work is very logical, well |____ |
|Organization |relevant, or organized, but|relevant, and has only glimmers|relevant and seems that some |sequenced, relevant, and | |
| |seems random and thrown |thought and sequence. Few if |thought was…