Skip to main content
iRubric: ESSAY FIRST FOR SCHOOLS rubric

iRubric: ESSAY FIRST FOR SCHOOLS rubric

 
find rubric

edit   print   share   Copy to my rubrics   Bookmark   test run   apply to...   delete   Do more...
ESSAY FIRST FOR SCHOOLS 
Rubric Code: U22A58W
Ready to use
Public Rubric
Subject: English  
Type: Assessment  
Grade Levels: 9-12


Powered by iRubric ESSAY
  Poor

2 pts

Pass

3 pts

Good

4 pts

Excellent

5 pts

CONTENT

Poor

The reader is minimally informed.
I have misunderstood something in the task and included things that are not related to the task.
Pass

The reader is informed on the whole.
I have addressed some points but not others.
There are some minor irrelevancies and/or omissions
(some parts required more development)
Good

The reader is mostly informed.
I have developed most points to good effect.
I have communicated both straightforward, concrete and complex, abstract ideas.
Excellent

The reader is fully informed.
All ideas are well developed.
I have communicated abstract, complex ideas.
COMMUNICATIVE ACHIEVEMENT

Poor

I haven't used the conventions of essays in appropriate ways.
The reader is distracted at times.
I have communicated concrete, straightforward ideas in simple style.
I haven't used the appropriate register for essays.
Pass

I have used the conventions of essays to hold the reader's attention.
The reader is a little interested. It is not difficult for the reader to understand the text.
The ideas are simple and straightforward.
I have used the appropriate register for essays - though with some inaccuracies.
Good

Overall, I have used the conventions of essays to good effect.
The reader is quite interested in the topic.
I have communicated simple, straightforward ideas.
Register is appropriate.
Excellent

I have used the conventions of essays effectively and appropriately to hold the reader's attention.
I have communicated both simple and complex, abstract ideas.
Register is extremely appropriate.
ORGANISATION

Poor

My text is a little connected and coherent.
I have used basic linking words (and, but, so, to).
I have used limited cohesive devices (him, her, the other, another, one, ones) and relative pronouns (who, where, which..)
Pass

My text is generally well organised and coherent.
I have used a variety of linking words (For instance, However, finally) - but they show an explicit connection between ideas & sentences.
I have used a range of cohesive devices (pronouns, each other, another, one/ones) and relative pronouns (who, where, which..)
Good

My text is well organised and coherent.
I have used a good variety of linking words (in spite of, althoug, in order to, due to) and cohesive devices (pronouns, each other, another, one/ones).
Most paragraphs are comprised of a topic sentence, supporting details/examples and a concluding sentence.
The concluding sentence is somewhat relevant to the task.
Excellent

I have used a varitety of cohesive devises & linking words to great effect.
The paragraphs are extremely well developed and coherent.
All paragraphs are comprised of a topic sentence, details/examples and a concluding sentence.
The concluding sentence is relevant to the task.
The sentences are arranged in an order that leads form simpler to more exciting ideas.
Ideas flow not only at paragraph level but as a whole.
LANGUAGE & GRAMMAR

Poor

I have used basic, everyday vocabulary - though I have repeated the same words again and again.
I have limited vocabulary and ways of expressing my ideas.
I have used simple grammatical forms with some control.
Errors are present throughout the essay.
Meaning can still be determined.
Pass

I have used a range of everyday vocabulary generally appropriately, with inaproppriate use of less common words at times.
I have used a range of simple and some complex grammatical structures/forms with a generally good degree of control.
There are mistakes but they do not distract or confuse the reader.
Good

I have made a mostly successful effort to use more sophisticated and complex grammatical structures & forms - though I have made some mistakes.
I have generally used a range of everyday and less common vocabulary appropriately.
There are some mistakes but they do not distract or confuse the reader.
Excellent

I have used a range of both simple and complex grammatical structures & forms with great control and flexibility (I haven't used the same forms over and over)
I have used sophisticated, less common vocabulary extremely appropriately.
I have used passive and impersonal structures (is considered to be, It is said,)
I have used modal verbs to express uncertainty & distinguish facts from opinions (it could be suggested, can be)
There are few mistakes if any.




Subjects:

Types:





Do more with this rubric:

Preview

Preview this rubric.

Edit

Modify this rubric.

Copy

Make a copy of this rubric and begin editing the copy.


Print

Show a printable version of this rubric.

Categorize

Add this rubric to multiple categories.

Bookmark

Bookmark this rubric for future reference.
Assess

Test run

Test this rubric or perform an ad-hoc assessment.

Grade

Build a gradebook to assess students.

Collaborate

Apply this rubric to any object and invite others to assess.
Share

Publish

Link, embed, and showcase your rubrics on your website.

Email

Email this rubric to a friend.

Discuss

Discuss this rubric with other members.
 

Do more with rubrics than ever imagined possible.

Only with iRubrictm.


Copyright © 2021 Reazon Systems, Inc.  All rights reserved.
n17