Analyze The Elements Of A Valid Contract
Points Points Earned
Sentences are consistently
grammatical. Major sentence‐level errors, including fragments, run‐ ons, and comma splices, are avoided.
Sentences are graceful, i.e., they can be read aloud without awkwardness, awkward pauses, or running out of breath.
Language is rich, precise, and vivid.
Grammar and Mechanics
Spelling is proficient. Spellcheck
has been used to avoid egregious errors.
Grammar and mechanics are sound, including mastery of the following key elements: subject‐ verb agreement; verb form; appropriate punctuation and capitalization; apostrophe use; appropriate word use.
There are no extra words and there are not missing words.
Organization and Format
Organization and structure are
clear and easy to follow. Writing shows clear purpose and orderly transitions from beginning to end. Sentences consistently establish this organization and flow rather than interrupt it.
Format meets APA guidelines and Bluebook rules as appropriate, including use of title pages. There is no playful experimentation with fancy fonts.
It is written for the appropriate audience.