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iRubric: Persuasive Essay Rubric

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Persuasive Essay Rubric 
Write a persuasive/argument essay. The persuasive essay must contain 5 fully developed supporting paragraphs. You should incorporate persuasive strategies and voice in your writing.
Rubric Code: KXCX533
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: K-5


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  Level 4

4 pts

Level 3

3 pts

Level 2

2 pts

Level 1

1 pts

Persuasive Techniques-Thesis Statem

Level 4

Persuasive strategies are included. Strategy is very effective, and is supported. Thesis Position is clearly stated and carried throughout.
Level 3

Some persuasive strategies are included. Position is stated but not maintained throughout the essay.
Level 2

Insufficient persuasive strategies are present. Statement of position cannot be determined
Level 1

--Incomplete
Organization & Structure

Level 4

Five quality paragraphs with good transitions between each one. Jane Shaffer method is utilized proficiently.
Level 3

Four paragraphs with some paragraph transitions that need some improvement.
Underdeveloped body paragraphs.
Level 2

Organization and structure detract from the content.
Essay is disjointed and lacks transition of thoughts.
3-4 paragraphs.
Shaffer method is not detectable.
Level 1

- Incomplete
Grammar & Vocabulary

Level 4

Rules of grammar and usage are followed. Language is clear and precise. Sentences display consistently strong, varied structure. Strong use of descriptive vocabulary.
Level 3

Essay contains few grammatical errors. Vocabulary somewhat limited.
Level 2

Essay contains numerous grammatical errors making it difficult to understand.
Level 1

-Incomplete
Content, and Development

Level 4

Content is comprehensive. Persuasive appeals are identifiable. Major points are stated clearly and supported with concrete details followed by in-text citations.
Level 3

Content is not comprehensive andor persuasive. Persuasive appeals are identifiable but questionable. Major points are addressed, but not supported sufficiently.
Level 2

Content is incomplete.
Major points are not clear and/or persuasive.
Lack of in-text citations.
Level 1

- Incomplete
MLA Style

Level 4

- 12 pt. Times New Roman
- Double Spaced -
- Heading in upper left-hand corner
Level 3

Missing one of the following:
-12 pt. Times New Roman
- Double Spaced
- Heading in upper left-hand corner
Level 2

Missing 2 or more of the following:
-12 pt. Times New Roman
- Double Spaced
- Heading in upper left-hand corner
Level 1

- Incomplete



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