Geographical and environmental factors unique to Colorado

Answer question about the geographical and environmental factors that are unigue to colorado and how it shaped colorados history, must cover topics about the past to present.

Rubric:
ORGANIZATION (75 PTS)
THESIS STATEMENT(30):
Answers the assigned question directly
Clearly lays out topics
TOPIC SENTENCES(20):
Connects section to Thesis
Clearly lays out support to follow
SUPPORT DATA (15):
Logically supports topic/thesis
TRANSITIONS/SUMMARY (10):
Transitions smoothly connect sections
Summary re-emphasizes Thesis and topics
CONTENT/ANALYSIS (60 PTS)
LOGIC: (20) Evidence reasonably and clearly connects to thesis/topic
DEPTH OF ANALYSIS: (15)
Marshals significant evidence from multiple sources
THOROUGHNESS OF SUPPORT (15):
Citations and quotations are appropriate/properly formatted
QUALITY OF SOURCES: (10)
At least 4 outside sources
At least 1 primary source
STYLE/FORMAT (15 PTS)
MLA FORMAT:
Margins, spacing, ID info, page header, Works Cited/Consulted
URL included for web based sources
SPELLING/PUNCTUATION:
SENTENCE/PARAGRAPH STRUCTURE:
WRITING TIPS/FEEDBACK COMPLIANCE:
OVERALL GRADE: (/150)