Interactive Rubric for Written Communication: 1.3. Context

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



Definition (formal)

Context is the setting or level of focus that frames how the topic is presented.

Definition (informal)

Context: What's your focus?


For example, the context of the Persuasive Essay Example is school education.

Resources (textbook)

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

We acknowledge the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and acknowledge Traditional Owners of the lands where our staff and students, live, learn and work.Acknowledgement of Country