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Compare/Contrast Essay Middle School Rubric 
The purpose of this rubric is to allow the younger student to know what the expectations are for writing a comparing/contrasting essay. This can also be used for older students who lack the appropriate skills to write this type of essay.
Rubric Code: P233ABB
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12


Powered by iRubric Compare/Contrast Essay
  Exceeds Standard

20 pts

Meets Standard

18 pts

Partially Meets Standard

14 pts

Attempted But Doesn't Meet Standard

10 pts

Sentence/Paragraph Structure

Exceeds Standard

Sentences are of an appropriate length, make sense, and is free of subject/verb disagreements.
Meets Standard

Sentences are of an appropriate length, mostly make sense, but there are some subject/verb disagreements.
Partially Meets Standard

Essay paragraphs and sentences are too short or don't make sense. There are not always thesis statements.
Attempted But Doesn't Meet Standard

Essay is unreadable due to too many errors.
Re-Do.
Comparison points

Exceeds Standard

There are (3) three clear comparison examples between Ralph and either Jack or Simon.
Meets Standard

There are (2) two comparison examples between Ralph and either Jack or Simon.
Partially Meets Standard

There is (1) one comparison example between Ralph and either Jack or Simon.
Attempted But Doesn't Meet Standard

Student has not provided any comparison examples between Ralph and either Jack or Simon. Re-Do.
Contrasting points

Exceeds Standard

There are (3) three clear contrasting examples between Ralph and either Jack or Simon.
Meets Standard

There are (2) two clear contrasting examples between Ralph and either Jack or Simon.
Partially Meets Standard

There is (1) one clear contrasting example between Ralph and either Jack or Simon.
Attempted But Doesn't Meet Standard

Student has not provided any contrasting examples between Ralph and either Jack or Simon. Re-Do.
Introduction and Conclusion

Exceeds Standard

There is both an excellent introduction and an excellent conclusion.
Meets Standard

There is both a satisfactory introduction and a satisfactory conclusion.
Partially Meets Standard

There is an introduction or a conclusion, but not both.
Attempted But Doesn't Meet Standard

There is both no introduction and no conclusion. Re-Do.
Grammar

Exceeds Standard

The essay contains only 1-2 errors in grammar, spelling, capitalization or punctuation.
Meets Standard

The essay contains 3-4 errors in grammar, spelling, capitalization or punctuation.
Partially Meets Standard

The essay contains several errors in grammar, spelling, capitalization or punctuation.
Attempted But Doesn't Meet Standard

The essay is difficult to read due to errors in grammar, spelling, capitalization or punctuation. Re-Do.



Keywords:
  • Compare/Contrast Essay, Writing, Essays, English,







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