Are you looking for a fun, creative new essay topic for your students? Try the scar essay! Use these notes for students and grading rubric for teachers to make the process easy! Students will understand exactly what is expected of them as the notes contain paragraph-by-paragraph directions. They will also receive timely feedback from the teacher as the grading process is streamlined with the use of this rubric! My students always say that this is one of their favorite essays to write - that intrinsic motivation cannot be duplicated! Enjoy!