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Veterans Appreciation Essay Rubric

Veteran’s Day Essay Rubric: Why I Appreciate America's Veterans

DUE: Friday, October 31

 

Theme and Focus:

Well Focused Theme (Who, What, Where, When, and Why) ________

 

Where possible relate the theme to your own experience ________

 

Your essay is written in a positive tone ________

 

You leave your reader with a clear understanding of the theme of your essay ________

 

Form:

Length ________

300-400 typewritten words

(Not less than 300, not over 400 words)

 

Double Spaced ________

 

Font 12-14 point font, black ink only ________

 

IF quotes are used-

They are properly cited and used sparingly ________

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you intend to enter the contest for The Patriot’s Pen, please do NOT write or type your name on your essay. Ask Mrs. James for an entry form. Students are not required to enter the contest.


Information for this rubric was based upon The Patriot’s Pen Writing Contest that is sponsored by The Veterans of Foreign Wars.