For your convenience, you will be given the option to review and score the entries online or print the entries and return to the website to assign scores to each essay.
The essays you judge will be scored on a 300 point system according to the following criteria:
Student's understanding of the subject matter (100 points), rationale (100 points), and writing style (100 points). Below is an explanation of the essay grading criteria:
• Rationale (100pts.)
Is the essay thoughtful?
The essay should demonstrate a logical thought process applied to the assignment.
• Understanding of the Subject Matter (100pts.)
Does the student exhibit knowledge regarding the concept of planning an investment strategy?
The student should address the assignment using relevant terminology and display an understanding of the core concepts of the stock market in their response.
• Writing Style (100pts.)
Is the student's work interesting to read? Does the written response encourage the reader to continue reading to the conclusion of the essay?
Students have an opportunity in this exercise to exhibit the ability to communicate thoughts in an engaging and inviting manner.
Once you have been assigned your essays you will be provided a document that will provide additional information to assist you in the judging process.