An evaluative essay is a way of taking a thing or idea and explaining why it is of value. In 1-2 pages, provide a criticism of a film, television show, album, work of art, or piece of literature. Provide valid arguments for why you believe the work is, or is not, worth experiencing.
Rubric for Evaluation Essay:
Identifies the title of the work being evaluated 5 pts
Body paragraphs show evaluation of work (Do not retell the story! You must show evaluation. Show why the work has value, and why you feel the way you do about the work) 25 pts
Evidence to support evaluation is included (provide specific examples from the work) 25 pts
APA formatting, grammar correct 5 pts
Total: 60 pts