Interactive Rubric for Written Communication: 2. Content

This guide will help you understand common conventions of academic writing and the application of marking rubrics



Definition (formal)  

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Content is the subject matter that relates to the particular purpose, topic and context of the writing.

Definition (informal)

Content: What are you going to put in it?


For example, the content about intelligence in the Persuasive Essay Example relates to the topic of nature and nurture in the context of school education.

The debate is particularly significant in the context of intelligence as measured by the intelligence quotient (IQ).

Resources (textbook)

Refer to the textbook pages and sections to improve your knowledge and understanding of the criterion.

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