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Essay - Persuasive Essay 
Evaluates a persuasive essay
Rubric Code: D2356A6
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 9-12


Powered by iRubric Persuasive Essay
  Below Standard

55 pts

Approaching Standard

80 pts

Meets Standard

100 pts

Organization

Below Standard

Minimum standard is not met.
-Paper does not flow from start to finish.
-Organization of paragraphs does not make sense.
Approaching Standard

-Some organization is present.
-Has an introduction, body, and conclusion, but may be unclear.
-Is difficult to follow at times.
-More than one paragraph is too long or short.
-Has the correct number of paragraphs.
Meets Standard

-Has logical organization.
-Has an introduction, body, and conclusion.
-Is fairly easy to follow.
-Paragraphs support ideas.
-Has 5 paragraphs.
Focus/Ideas

Below Standard

Minimum standard is not met.
-Paper does not have a clear focus.
-Ideas are not linked.
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Approaching Standard

-Ideas are somewhat connected.
-Has a minimally developed topic; may or may not have a topic sentence.
-Some details are present.
-Focus strays.
Meets Standard

-Has ideas that are fairly connected.
-Has a fairly well-developed topic stated in a topic sentence.
-Has details that support the topic.
-Maintains focus.
Paragraphs

Below Standard

Minimum standard is not met.
-There are not 5 paragraphs.
-Paragraphs do not have enough sentences for support.
Approaching Standard

-There are not 5 paragraphs.
-Not every paragraph has a topic sentence.
-Body paragraphs A, B, or C of the essay do not give the three main reasons for the position.
Meets Standard

-There are at least 5 paragraphs.
-Each paragraph has a topic sentence.
-Each paragraph has at least 5 sentences.
-Body paragraphs A, B, and C of the essay give the three main reasons for the position.
Word Choice/Sentence Structure

Below Standard

Minimum standard is not met.
-Sentence structure is not evident.
-Choice of words work against the topic.
Approaching Standard

-Some interesting words are used
-Language is somewhat repetitive
-Some sentences are incomplete
-Sentences do not vary much in length and structure.
-Sentence beginnings do not vary.
Meets Standard

-Some interesting words are used.
-Language is somewhat varied.
-Most sentences vary in length and structure.
-Most sentence beginnings are varied.
Mechanics/Conventions

Below Standard

Minimum standards not met.
-Paper Includes multiple errors in grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.
- Presentation makes the writing hard to read.
-Indenting or writing is not placed correctly.
Approaching Standard

-Includes some errors in grammar, punctuation, and mechanics
-Presentation is fairly clear
-All paragraphs are indented correctly.
-Student has written between the margins.
Meets Standard

-Has few errors in punctuation, grammar, and mechanics
-Presentations is clear
-All paragraphs are indented correctly.
-Student has written between the margins.




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