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Animal Essay grade 5 
Write a 5 paragraph essay about an animal from our country of your choice. Your essay should include an introduction, Body (3 paragraphs about specific adaptations) and Closing
Rubric Code: W23984B
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Subject: Science  
Type: Assignment  
Grade Levels: K-5


Powered by iRubric Animal Essay grade 5
  Not Yet Meeting

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Beginning to Meet

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Meeting

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Excelling

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Content and Ideas

Not Yet Meeting

Lacks main idea or focus, inadequate or unclear supporting details, does not identify specific adaptations
Beginning to Meet

Work Shares main idea with 2 adaptations

limited supporting details,
Meeting

Work shares clear main idea with 3 adaptations with relevant facts describing adaptations
Excelling

Work shares 3+ adaptations with thoughtful relevant details of how they work and help animal
Organization

Not Yet Meeting

Ideas are disorganized, writing is incomplete or missing intro/conclusion, lacks transition words
Beginning to Meet

An attempt at paragraph structure, ideas unorganized with paragraph, missing intro or conclusion , few transitions words used to connect ideas. Use of generic topic/closing sentence.
Meeting

Paragraph used with intro/body/conclusion format with logical sequence. Clear main idea with relevant facts. Attempt at unique topic/closing sentences. Transition words attempted.
Excelling

Logically organized intro, body, and conclusion. Interesting topic/closing sentences used with transition words throughout
Grammar/Spelling

Not Yet Meeting

Errors in spelling, punctuation/grammar interfere with meaning
Beginning to Meet

Errors in Spelling, Punctuation and grammar may interfere with meaning
Meeting

Few errors in spelling, punctuation, and grammar, and none interfere with meaning. Proofreading needed
Excelling

Minor errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, do not interfere with meaning
Word Choice/fluency

Not Yet Meeting

Words used are overused, vague, generic. Not written in complete sentences. No paragraphs
Beginning to Meet

Simple sentence structure within paragraphs. Use of overused/general word choice.
Meeting

Sentences vary in length, descriptive word choice is used showing awareness of audience.
Excelling

Sentences vary in length, word choice is purposeful, precise and enhances meaning and understanding.
Overall Mark
  Not Yet Meeting

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Beginning to Meet

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Meeting

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Excelling

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