Demonstrates a full and complete understanding of ideas in the texts by providing an accurate analysis supported with effective and convincing textual evidence.
States and supports claim(s) in an effective analysis of texts using effective reasoning and relevant evidence.
Develops clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Ideas are presented clearly and logically from beginning to end; there are strong connections between and among ideas.
Alternate or opposing claims are clearly acknowledged and soundly addressed.