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Grading Standards

Classics Papers—Grading Standards

The following guidelines lay out the criteria by which the Classics Department faculty assess student essays and research papers. Although no two faculty grade in precisely the same manner, these guidelines represent a general set of standards used for the assessment of student writing. Faculty may choose to apply other criteria for specific assignments.

A paper earns an "A" when it ...

A paper earns a "B" when it ...

A paper earns a "C" when it ...

A paper earns an "D" when it ...

A paper earns an "F" when it ...

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