Legislator Paper/Letter Grading Rubric Content/Development- Paper 50 Points Points Allotted Points Earned

Legislator Paper/Letter

Grading Rubric

Content/Development- Paper

50 Points

Points Allotted

Points Earned

Comments

The introduction provides a summary of the topic and pertinence to your professional role

10

Identification of state representation including district and number of years in office

5

Identify significant background information about the representative

10

Identify significant bills that the representative has supported

10

Identify bills supported specific to nursing or healthcare

10

The conclusion summarizes the overall findings of the paper

5

Content Development- Legislator Letter

35 Points

Introduction and purpose of correspondence

10

Clearly identify the issue or bill with rationale for position

20

Request for consideration and conclusion

5

Mechanics, Readability, and Style

15 Points

The paper, including the title page, headings, margins, references, follow APA 7th edition guidelines.

5

Sentences are complete, clear, well-constructed, and concise. The tone is appropriate to the content and assignment.

5

Rules of grammar, word usage, and punctuation and spelling are followed. Legislator paper is minimum of 2 pages in length and maximum of 3 pages. Letter to legislator is a minimum of one page and fully supported.

5