Rubric for critical essay
Header (2 point) Title, Author, Source (Single Spaced)
Introductory statement (3) Briefly provides some preliminary information about the reading. This should be in the form
Of an introductory statement which delineates the basic theme of the reading.
Derived information (15) Identify and discuss 5 specific points/facts that you gained from the reading.
Concluding statement (5) Provides a personal assessment of the value of the document relative to advancing your
Understanding of the African American experience.
Structural consideration: All critiques must be typed written
All critiques must have a font of 12 (Time New Roman)
All critiques must be double spaced
Standard margins on all sides.