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"I am" poem 
Used for grading poems written by students.
Rubric Code: W2348CC
Public Rubric
Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 6-8

Powered by iRubric Writing Poetry
  Exceeding Standards

4 pts

Meeting Standards

3 pts

Approaching Standards

2 pts

Below Standards

1 pts

Meaning and Originality

Exceeding Standards

Poem is creative and original. It is evident that the poet put thought into their words and uniquely conveyed their ideas and emotions.
Meeting Standards

Poem is thoughtful and creative. A couple of phrases or ideas may be revisited, but the overall product is carefully written.
Approaching Standards

Most of the poem is creative, but appears to be rushed. This is evident in the poet's redundancy or use of cliches.
Below Standards

Poems appear to be thoughtless or rushed. Work is very repetitive, and ideas are unoriginal.
Figurative/Symbolic Language

Exceeding Standards

Imagery is used throughout the poem. the images make the poem come alive for the reader.
Meeting Standards

Imagery is used in some of the poem, but does not extend throughout the poem.
Approaching Standards

Imagery is used only once or twice in the poem.
Below Standards

There is no imagery in the poem.

Exceeding Standards

Proper use of English spelling and grammar is used consistently throughout each poem. Punctuation is utilized when necessary.
Meeting Standards

A couple of spelling or grammar mistakes are evident, but do not diminish the meaning of the poem. Punctuation is utilized when necessary.
Approaching Standards

The poet's intended meaning is confused by several spelling or grammar errors. Punctuation may be misused.
Below Standards

There are numerous spelling or grammar errors, making the poems difficult to understand. Punctuation is used incorrectly.

Exceeding Standards

The poem is complete and follows its intended form.
Meeting Standards

The poem is written in its proper form with few mistakes.
Approaching Standards

The poem is somewhat written in its proper form.
Below Standards

The poem is not written in its proper form.

  • Poem, poetry, middle school, writing



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