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Mrs. Ley's Class

LETTER OF APPLICATON: SCORING SHEET

Name:____________________________________________________________
Date:_________________________Teacher: Mrs. Ley
Title of Project: Writing a Letter of Application (Cover Letter)

PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:

1. The letter contains at least three paragraphs, but not more than four.

Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Yes_____
Yes_____
Yes_____
No_____
No_____
No_____

2. The first paragraph is the introductory paragraph and tells the reader why the writer is writing (to apply for the job). It also tells the reader where and how the writer found out about the job.

Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Yes_____
Yes_____
Yes_____
No_____
No_____
No_____

3. The body of the letter tells why the writer is qualified and should be considered for the job.

Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Yes_____
Yes_____
Yes_____
No_____
No_____
No_____

4. The letter asks for the interview and tells the reader where he/she can be reached.

Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Yes_____
Yes_____
Yes_____
No_____
No_____
No_____

5. The letter is completely free of spelling and grammatical errors.

Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Yes_____
Yes_____
Yes_____
No_____
No_____
No_____

6. The letter is completely free of any typographical, spacing, and/or formatting errors.

Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Yes_____
Yes_____
Yes_____
No_____
No_____
No_____

7. The letter is in either modified block or block style with open or mixed punctuation. (one or the other!)

Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Yes_____
Yes_____
Yes_____
No_____
No_____
No_____

8. The writer has included his/her address before the date in the form of a letterhead or in the "Personal-Business Letter" format.

Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Yes_____
Yes_____
Yes_____
No_____
No_____
No_____

9. The writer states that he/she has enclosed a copy of their resume and has an enclosure notation located at the bottom of their letter.

Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Yes_____
Yes_____
Yes_____
No_____
No_____
No_____

10. The letter is neat and free of wrinkles, tears, and/or spills.

Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Name:_______________
Yes_____
Yes_____
Yes_____
No_____
No_____
No_____

If you answered no to any of the above questions, redo the letter of application.

Include a copy of this rubric with your letter of application form in your "Keyboarding Reference Guide."

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