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Poetry Writing 
This rubric is to be used to assess a student's final copy of a poetry writing assignment.
Rubric Code: J232856
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 6-8

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  Excellent

5 pts

Good

4 pts

Fair

3 pts

Poor

2 pts

Due date & completion
20 pts

Excellent

All poems are completed on or before the due date. Poetry project contains at least three sets of poems (3 haikus, one "If I Were.." and one limerick), plus shows an additional poem or two.
Good

All poems are completed on or before the due date. Poetry project contains at least three sets of poems (3 haikus, one "If I Were.." and one limerick).
Fair

All poems are completed on or before the due date. Poetry project contains at least three sets of poems (3 haikus, one "If I Were.." and one limerick).
Poor

All poems are completed after the due date. Poetry project contains at least 3 poems, but it may not contain all 3 haikus, or is missing a limerick or "If I Were..." poem.
Types of poems
20 pts

Excellent

All poems are written correctly according to the format for each type of poem.
Good

One poem is written incorrectly according to the format for each type of poem.
Fair

Two poems are written incorrectly according to the format for each type of poem.
Poor

All of the poems are written incorrectly according to the format for each type of poem.
Writing Mechanics
20 pts

Excellent

One or two errors in grammar, spelling, or punctuation present.
Good

Three or four errors in grammar, spelling, or punctuation present.
Fair

Five or more errors in grammar, spelling, or punctuation present.
Poor

Eight or more errors in grammar, spelling, or punctuation present.
Creativity
20 pts

Excellent

All poems show strong evidence of creativity displaying strong voice, description and at least one literary device (simile, metaphor, alliteration, personification, imagery, etc.).
Good

Two of the poems show strong evidence of creativity displaying two of the following: strong voice, description, and/or at least one literary device (simile, metaphor, personification, imagery, etc.).
Fair

One of the poems shows strong evidence of creativity displaying two of the following: strong voice, and detailed descriptions, and/or imagery.
Poor

None of the poems show strong evidence of creativity displaying two of the following: strong voice and detailed descriptions, and/or imagery.
Characteristics
20 pts

Excellent

All of the poems follow the format of lines and stanzas as instructed.
Good

All 3 types of the poems follow the format of lines and stanzas as instructed.
Fair

One of the poems does not follow the format of lines and stanzas as instructed.
Poor

None of the poems follow the format of lines and stanzas as instructed.



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