Standards and examples
Grading standards and examples of syllabi, essay assignments, and student writing

There's no mystery to how instructors at DVC evaluate your work. Each course has been rigorously examined and clear standards have been set. These standards are reviewed regularly and match those used throughout the U.C. and C.S.U. systems

Reading standards for English 96, 116,and 122:


Writing standards for English 98, 118, and 122:


Click on the specific resource of each course to see files.

English 98

Essay examples, with instructor comments


English 118

Syllabi examples


Essay assignment examples


Student writing examples

English 122

Syllabi examples

Essay assignment examples



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