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iRubric: Letter to the Editor rubric

iRubric: Letter to the Editor rubric

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Letter to the Editor

  Derived from rubric: Letter to the Editor
built by AllenFinney

Rubric Code: T28648
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Categories: Subjects: English   Journalism  
Types: Writing  
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Powered by iRubric Letter to the Author/Editor
  Fair
1 pts
Good
3 pts
Excellent
5 pts
1
Intro
Fair

The writer does not present a reason for writing the letter.
Good

This writer presents a reason for writing to the editor but does not make it perfectly clear.
Excellent

The writer presents a clear reason for writing to the editor.
2
Opinion
Fair

This letter has an opinion which is somewhat confusing.
Good

This letter has an opinion that could be stated more clearly using better wording.
Excellent

This letter has a clearly stated opinion toward the beginning of the article.
3
Structure
Fair

The reasons are not necessarily written in distinct paragraphs.
Good

Each reason is written in separate paragraphs, but not necessarily in the topic sentence.
Excellent

Each reason is written in a topic sentence of separate paragraphs.
4
Ending
Fair

The writer ends the article giving only an ambiguous recommendation without a reason.
Good

The writer ends the article giving a recommendation with only one reason for the recommendation.
Excellent

The writer ends the article giving a specific recommendation with easily identifable reasons for the recommendation.
5
Grammar
Fair

Three to five errors in grammar.
Good

One or two errors in grammar
Excellent

The letter contains no grammatical errors.
6
Planning
Fair

Writer does not include any planning/writing variables.
Good

Writer shows planning but has not completed all variables.
Excellent

All planning is complete with careful consideration for writing variables.



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