Literary Context Essay

Write a 400-500-word exegetical essay describing the literary context of the selected passage. Your goal in this essay is to explain how the selected passage relates to the rest of the New Testament book in which it is found.

Philippians 2:1-11

Literary Context Essay Grading Rubric

Criteria Levels of Achievement
Content 70% Advanced 92-100% (A) Proficient 84-91% (B) Developing 1-83% (< C) Not present
Analysis of the Text 48 to 52 points

Demonstrates meticulous analysis of the text; identifies relevant evidence relating to the literary context of the selected passage makes some insightful observations.

 

43 to 47 points

Demonstrates good analysis of the text; identifies relevant evidence relating to the literary context of the selected passage but overlooks some evidence and/or includes some evidence that lacks relevance.

 

 

1 to 42 points

There are some deficiencies with the analysis of the text; struggles to identify relevant evidence relating to the literary context of the text.

0 points

 

Structure 30% Advanced 92-100% (A) Proficient 84-91% (B) Developing 1-83% (< C) Not present
Writing Mechanics 10 to 11 points

 

Writing is clear and transitions well between paragraphs and sections. No grammar, spelling, or punctuation errors are present.

8 to 9 points

 

Writing is mostly clear and usually transitions well between paragraphs and sections. There may be a few errors in grammar, spelling, or punctuation.

1 to 7 points

 

There are considerable deficiencies in one or more of the following: clarity, transitions, grammar, spelling, punctuation.

0 points

 

Formatting and Length 11 to 12 points

 

The paper is formatted in complete compliance with assignment instructions; it is made up of 400-500 words of relevant content.

9 to 10 points

 

The paper is formatted in general compliance with the assignment instructions; it is made up of 400-500 words of content, but some content lacks relevance to the assignment.

1 to 8 points

 

There are considerable deficiencies with either the formatting of the paper or the word count.

0 points