The Creative Classroom by Mitch Lopate, M.A.T. = Academic humanities advising-mentoring, tutoring, writing support: "Fluid Learning." I've taught 18 years of college (over 300 classes) in-class/online and 5 years prep school English with a B.A. in psychology and a masters in education. Cross-curriculum humanities concepts, career counseling, composition and research methods, and values, ethics, and writing. mitchLOP8@yahoo.com - Skype mitchell.lopate.
So: how do I grade? Holistically. I look at EVERYTHING, including your attitude, attendance, and effort.
Each of those ten requirements--and that's what I'm expecting you to do: write well or else--is yours to lose-- just 1 point on your grade for everything in that category that I catch as wrong on a paper.
If you don't correct what you've written, then you leave it up to me to catch it and mark it down one point on a 2-point good/bad scale. You could lose 2 points in each category...and bottom out with a D or less when I total them. 4 points: down to an A-