HISTORY 386.01 THE MILITARY AND WAR IN AMERICA.

EXAMINATION STUDY SHEET


Each exam will consist of an essay section in which you are called upon to write one essay from a field of three or more questions based upon lectures and readings. Each examination will be worth 50 points toward the course grade.


GENERAL TOPICS FOR THE FIRST EXAMINATION:


GENERAL TOPICS FOR THE SECOND EXAMINATION:


GENERAL TOPICS FOR THE THIRD EXAMINATION:



EVALUATION FOR EACH EXAMINATION
EVALUATION CRITERIA

  •  1. Pertinance. Does the essay directly address the question? Is there a significant effort to answer the question? (10 points).
  •  2. Analysis. Is the focus of the essay maintained? Are the points or topics clearly conceived, presented and discussed? (10 points).
  •  3. Content. Is the information presented to subtantiate points and topics accurate and clear? Do the facts contribute evidence to the arguments presented? (10 points).
  •  4. Organization. Is the essay composed in a clear and logical manner? Is there an introductory statement, a body of evidence, and a conclusion? (10 points).
  • 5. Mechanics. Are the fundamentals of paragraphing, sentence structure, grammar, spelling, and punctuation followed? (10 points).

SAMPLE SCORE-SHEET FOR EACH OF THE EXAMINATIONS:

 CRITERION #1---Pertinance_____out of 10 points

 CRITERION #2----Analysis_____out of 10 points

 CRITERION #3-----Content_____out of 10 points

 CRITERION #4-Organization____out of 10 points

 CRITERION #5---Mechanics____out of 10 points

 TOTAL:________out of 50------------EXAMINATION GRADE:_________