Trait Exemplary Satisfactory Unsatisfactory

Rubric for the Book Review
Trait Exemplary Satisfactory Unsatisfactory
Background (5 points) Gives excellent
information about the author
and intended audience,
and scholarly credibility
and the importance of the
book.
Gives some meaningful
information about author
and how book fits in
scholarly debate.
Some background
information is offered but
is incomplete or
inaccurate.
Summary (5 points) Clearly describes the main
theme, arguments, and
conclusions of the book in
his/her own words. Shows
good understanding of
main points and avoids
superfluous detail.
Describes thesis,
argument, and conclusions
of book, but sometimes
gets bogged down in
detail.
Describes some elements
of thesis and argument,
but misses or
misunderstands some
parts of the book. Copy
and paste rather than
rephrasing arguments in
the book.
Economic Concepts,
Theories, and Models (10
points)
A very clear depiction of
key economic concepts,
theories, and models used
in the book.
Economic concepts,
theories, and models used
in the book are moderately
explained.
Economic concepts,
theories, and models used
in the book are NOT
adequately explained.
Excerpt along with
comments from the book
(15)
Share your favorite
excerpts from all chapters
along with your comments
showing the book was read
thoroughly
Share your favorite
excerpts from most
chapters along with your
comments showing the
book was read with good
level of understanding
Share your favorite
excerpts from some
chapters along with your
comments showing the
book was NOT read
thoroughly
Evidence or examples (15
points)
Perceptively describes the
kinds of evidence/
examples used to support
the claims in the book,
shows strong ability to
evaluate usefulness and
relevance of evidence.
Describes some evidence
used in the book, and
shows some ability to
evaluate usefulness and
relevance of evidence.
Limited or no description
of the evidence used in
the book.
Critical review of the
book’s arguments (10
points)
Thoughtful evaluation of
strengths and weaknesses
of text, pointing to other
evidence or questions that
seem to support or
weaken the argument.
Shows a strong evidence
of reading the book in its
entirety.
Shows some
understanding of
strengths and weaknesses
of text, gives limited or no
reference to other
material.
Mostly ignores critical
evaluation of the book and
focuses on summary.
Language (5 points) The paper is written with
perfect English without
any writing errors.
The paper is written with
good English with limited
writing errors.
The paper is poorly writing
with writing errors.
Length (5 points) The paper is between 12-
15 pages written with 12
points font size, and 1.5
line space.
The paper is between 9-11
pages written with 12
points font size, and 1.5
line space.
The paper is less than 9
pages written with 12
points font size, and 1.5
line space.
References References are given for
anything taken from
external sources.
References are largely
given for anything taken
from external sources with
few exceptions.
References are NOT given
at all.
Concluding
recommendation (5
points)
Clear description of
appropriate conclusions
which can be drawn from
the results.
Conclusions relating to the
research topic are provided
but have some
inaccuracies.
Conclusions drawn from
the study are inaccurate.
NOTE: I will use software to compare your book review paper with existing documents on Internet. In case of partial
or complete plagiarism, there will be ZERO tolerance. You will get ZERO for the paper. Please make sure that the
paper is original and written in your own words. THE REVIEW of EXISTING REVIEWS is not ACCEPTABLE.
Your final grade for the course shall be 60 or above to earn any bonus
mark. That is because the book review is not a substitute, but supplement
to topics we cover in the class. Once you meet this criterion, your book
review grade will be calculated based on the following elements:
• Your grade from the book review report
• Your grade from the book review exam which will be conducted on
campus through Examsoft. You must earn at 50 out 100 from that
exam to earn any bonus.
• You can earn up to 20 bonus marks which will be added to your final
exam grade based on your scores from the book review report and
the exam above.
Outline for the Book Review Paper
1. Title Page
2. Background (5 points)
3. Summary (5 points)
4. Economic Concepts, Theories, and Models (10 points)
5. Excerpts from the book (15)
6. Evidence or examples (15 points)
7. Critical review of the book’s arguments (10 points)
8. Language (5 points)
9. Length (5 points)
10. References
11. Concluding recommendation (5 points)
Order Now

Calculate a fair price for your paper

Such a cheap price for your free time and healthy sleep

1650 words
-
-
Place an order within a couple of minutes.
Get guaranteed assistance and 100% confidentiality.
Total price: $78
WeCreativez WhatsApp Support
Our customer support team is here to answer your questions. Ask us anything!
👋 Hi, how can I help?