Grading Criteria John Stenzel
Advanced Composition

An A paper is excellent in nearly all respects:

A B paper is solid in most respects:

A C paper is an adequate response to the topic:

A D paper does not adequately respond to the assignment:

F or Failing papers:

Note: I developed these grading standards based on materials from Gary Goodman, Nancy Morrow, and others in the UCDavis English Composition program. Please give credit if you elect to use these standards.