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Journal Writing

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Rubric Code: V6WW35
Students will write 3 journal entries per week. Three journal entries equals one grade.
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Categories: Subjects: English  
Types: Writing  
Grade Levels: K-5

Powered by iRubric Journal Writing
Students will write 3 journal entries per week; all 3 journals will equal one grade.
  Excellent
3 pts
Good
2 pts
Poor
1 pts
Incomplete
0 pts
Title & Date
Write the Journal Title on the top blue line of the paper...not too big or too small; use correct capitalization in the title.
ALWAYS put the date on the top blue line on the far right side of the page.
Excellent

Title is neat (not too big or too small).

Title is capitalized correctly.

Date is on the page.

(must have 3/3)
Good

Title is neat (not too big or too small).

Title is capitalized correctly.

Date is on the page.

(has 2/3)
Poor

Title is neat (not too big or too small).

Title is capitalized correctly.

Date is on the page.

(only has 1/3)
Incomplete

Title is neat (not too big or too small).

Title is capitalized correctly.

Date is on the page.

(has 0/3)
Topic; Sentences
Journal writing is not always easy! 1. Take your time to think about the journal and form complete sentences.
2. Sentences like, "It was really cool," don't count!
3. Unless otherwise instructed, each journal needs to be at least 5 sentences.
Excellent

Good ideas are given and sticks to topic.

Sentences are not cliche (like..."It was fun," or "I liked it.")

Each journal has 5 sentences (unless other instructions are given).

(must have 3/3)
Good

Good ideas are given and sticks to topic.

Sentences are not cliche (like..."It was fun," or "I liked it.")

Each journal has 5 sentences (unless other instructions are given).

(has 2/3)
Poor

Good ideas are given and sticks to topic.

Sentences are not cliche (like..."It was fun," or "I liked it.")

Each journal has 5 sentences (unless other instructions are given).

(only has 1/3)
Incomplete

Good ideas are given and sticks to topic.

Sentences are not cliche (like..."It was fun," or "I liked it.")

Each journal has 5 sentences (unless other instructions are given).

(has 0/3)
Capitalization/Punctuation
Remember to use capital letters in the right places... and to use punctuation that you know (I won't count off for things you don't know!)
Excellent

0-6 errors in capitalization and punctuation.
(averages to two errors per journal)
Good

7-9 errors in capitalization and punctuation.
(averages to three errors per journal)
Poor

10+ errors in capitalization and punctuation.
(averages to more than three errors per journal)
Incomplete

N/A
Spelling
Spelling will count for words you should know (like their, they're & there AND to, two and too).
Excellent

0-6 spelling errors allowed.
(averages to two errors per journal)
Good

7-12 spelling errors allowed.
(averages to three or four errors per journal)
Poor

13+ spelling errors allowed.
(averages to more than four errors per journal)
Incomplete

N/A
Presentation
While journals do not have to be your best work, they do have to be presentable!
Excellent

Sentences are written inside margins.

The first line under the title is skipped.

The first line of writing is indented.

(must have 3/3)
Good

Sentences are written inside margins.

The first line under the title is skipped.

The first line of writing is indented.

(has 2/3)
Poor

Sentences are written inside margins.

The first line under the title is skipped.

The first line of writing is indented.

(has 1/3)
Incomplete

Sentences are written inside margins.

The first line under the title is skipped.

The first line of writing is indented.

(has 0/3)
Neatness
Think about these things:
Is there enough space between each word?
Did you use the lines on the page?
Excellent

You obviously took your time and wrote neatly; I can easily read your entire journal!
Good

Were you in a hurry? Your writing looks a bit rushed. I found it difficult to read your journal in 1-5 places.
Poor

Your writing is messy. You obviously finished in a hurry and I find it difficult to read your journal in 6-9 places.
Incomplete

Your journal is very difficult to read in 10 or more places. Please rewrite and hand in again.



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