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Paragraph Structure and Organization 
The paragraph will be evaluated on structure and organization.
Rubric Code: U2X6536
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 6-8


Powered by iRubric PARAGRAPH WRITING
  4

Your writing was VERY clear

4 pts

3

Your writing was MOSTLY clear

3 pts

2

Your writing WASN'T VERY CLEAR

2 pts

1

Your writing NEEDS MORE WORK

1 pts

TITLE/INDENT

Did you add a strong title AND indent your paragraph?

4

A catchy title AND indenting are completed.
3

A weak title AND indenting are completed.
2

Either a title OR indenting is missing.
1

There is NO title OR indenting in paragraph.
TOPIC SENTENCE (Main idea)

What is the most important idea you want to talk about in your paragraph?

4

Your topic sentence is CLEAR and connected to what you will be writing about.
3

You have a topic sentence that is MOSTLY CLEAR and connected to what you will be writing about.
2

You have a topic sentence that is SOMEWHAT CLEAR and connected to what you will be writing about.
1

You have a topic sentence that is NOT CLEAR and HARD TO UNDERSTAND. It is not clear what you will be writing about.
DETAILS (Related Sentences)

Did you use FACTS/EXAMPLES/REASONS to support your main idea and did you elaborate on them?

4

You have 7+ sentences with examples/reasons and details to support your examples/reasons.
3

5 to 6 sentences with facts/examples/ reasons and detils to support the examples/reasons.
2

3 to 4 sentences with facts/examples and detils to support the reasons/examples.
1

0 - 2 sentences with facts/examples and details to support the reasons/exaples.
ORGANIZATION

Are your sentences in a logical order and is the paragraph easy to understand?

4

The sentences within your paragraph are clearly ordered and can be read easily.
3

There is some order to the sentences within your paragraph, but one or two are misplaced.
2

There are problems with order in your sentences.
1

There is no clear order to your sentences.
CONCLUDING SENTENCE

How can you summarize everything you said in your paragraph? (Hint: Rewrite your topic sentence)

4

Concluding sentence restates the topic sentence in another way and is creative and strong.
3

A concluding sentence is included but it could have been stronger.
2

The concluding sentence only remotely relates to the topic.
1

Concluding sentence is NOT THERE or NOT CLEAR.
MECHANICS

Is your spelling, grammar, and puctuation correct?

4

You have 0-1 errors in spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
3

You have 2-3 errors in spellling, grammar, and puncturation.
2

You have 4-5 errors in spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
1

You have 6 or more errors in spelling, grammar, and punctuation.



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  • topic sentences and supporting main ideas

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