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Classification Essay

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Rubric Code: JXB8BW3
Classification essay scoring rubric.
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Keywords: Classification Paragraph, rubric, writing components
Categories: Subjects: English  
Types: Writing  
Grade Levels: K-5


Powered by iRubric Criteria for Essay
  Poor
1 pts
Fair
2 pts
Good
3 pts
Excellent
4 pts
Introduction
Poor

Introduction does not state what is being classified nor the basis for classification.
Fair

Introduction contains what is being classified, but it does not give a clear basis for classification.
Good

Introduction creates interest and are fairly well developed. But it is not engaging and lacks creativity and detail.
Excellent

Very well developed introduction. It engages the reader and create interest. It clearly states what is being classified and the basis for the classification.
Body Paragraphs
Topic Sentences & Supporting Details
Poor

No apparent topic sentences in the paragraphs.
Details are either wrong or lacking. They do not support any category or classification.
Fair

Each paragraph does not contain a topic sentence, or there are details,
but they are either not clear or each category is not adequately covered.
Good

Each paragraph contains a topic sentence that relates to the thesis.
Details are clear and specific, but they are not engaging and interesting. They lack creativity and clarity.
Excellent

Each paragraph contains a clearly focused topic sentence that relates to the thesis statement.
Details in the paragraphs are clear and specific, and there is enough said about each category of classification. The classification is clear and interesting
Conclusion
Poor

There is no apparent conclusion.
Fair

The concluding paragraph unifies the essay, but it may not contain the subject and/or the basis for classification.
Good

The concluding paragraph unifies the essay around the topic statement, but it lacks creativity and is not very interesting.
Excellent

The concluding paragraph effectively unifies the essay around the topic statement. It restates the subject and basis for classification while making an interesting and clear reason for classification.
Overall Organization
Unity & Coherence
Poor

No organization. Details are either missing or not in any specific order.
Fair

The details are in a specific order, but there are not enough to clearly support each category of classification.
Good

The details are in a clear. specific order and they support the author/s basis for classification, but they are not very interesting or engaging.
Excellent

The details are in a clear, effective order, and they support the author's basis for classification with creativity that is interesting and engaging.
Style: sentence flow, tone, and
Poor

Writing is confusing and hard to follow. Contains fragments and/or run-on sentences. The tone and purpose is inconsistent and difficult to determine. Transitions are either missing or inappropriate.
Fair

Writing is clear, but sentences may lack variety. The tone is inconsistent and word choice, while adequate, could be better. While transitions are present they do not add to the overall effectiveness of the paragraph.
Good

Writing is clear and sentences have varied structure. There is consistent tone and word choice is appropriate with fairly good use of transitions to guide the reader.
Excellent

Writing is smooth, skillful, and coherent. Sentences are strong and expressive with varied structure. Consistent and appropriate tone and word choice is used throughout the paragraph. Transitions are appropriate and add to the effectiveness of the paragraph.
Mechanics
Poor

Distracting and major errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and capitalization.
Fair

A few errors in punctuation, grammar, spelling, and capitalization that, while distracting, the meaning and intent of the paragraph can still be discerned.
Good

A few minor errors in punctuation, spelling, grammar, or capitalization, but they do not detract from the overall meaning and effectiveness of the paragraph.
Excellent

No errors in punctuation, spelling, grammar, or capitalization.



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