- Essay Title Does the essay have the full and correct essay title?
- Introduction: Is there a significant introduction that identifies the topic, purpose and structure
of the essay? Are key words or concepts identified in the introduction?
- Main Body: Is there plenty of evidence that you have
done the required reading? Have you put each main point in a separate paragraph? Are the paragraphs logically linked? Is each main point/argument supported byevidence, argument or examples?Are the ideas of others clearly referenced?
- Conclusion: Is the conclusion directly related to the
question? Is it based on evidence and facts?
Does it summarise the main points?
Is it substantial (a paragraph or more)?
Have you referenced all of your sources?
Are all of the references accurate?
Are all of the references in the essay shown in the bibliography and vice versa?
Is it neat and legibly presented?