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Paragraph (and Supporting Details) 
A paragraph is a group of sentences developing one topic. This rubric will assess how well students develop the topic and support main ideas within a written paragraph.
Rubric Code: Y2XAX32
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 6-8


Powered by iRubric PARAGRAPH WRITING
  4

Writing was VERY clear

4 pts

3

Writing was MOSTLY clear

3 pts

2

Writing WASN'T VERY CLEAR

2 pts

1

I can do better

1 pts

TOPIC SENTENCE (Main idea)

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

4

ALL sentences have facts/examples/reasons to support the topic sentence.
3

MOST sentences have facts/examples/reasons to support the topic sentence.
2

SOME sentences have facts/examples/reasons to support the topic sentence.
1

NO sentences have facts/examples/reasons to support the topic sentence.
COHERENCE

4

The sentences within your paragraph are CLEARLY ORDERED and can be READ EASILY.
3

The sentences are MOSTLY ORDERED and READ QUITE EASILY.
2

There is SOME ORDER in your sentences and it's NOT SO EASY TO READ.
1

There is NO CLEAR ORDER to your sentences.
CONCLUDING SENTENCE

4

Concluding sentence is CLEARLY A COMPLETE SENTENCE that SUMMARIZES your topic.
3

Concluding sentence is CLOSE TO BEING A COMPLETE SENTENCE that SUMMARIZES your topic.
2

Concluding sentence is there NOT SO EASY TO SEE because it's NOT REALLY a COMPLETE SENTENCE that SUMMARIZES your topic.
1

Concluding sentence is NOT THERE or NOT CLEAR.
MECHANICS

Uses proper capitalization, punctuation, and spelling

4

No mistakes in any of the areas listed.
3

1-2 mistakes in the areas listed.
2

3-4 mistakes in the areas listed.
1

5 or more mistakes in the areas listed.



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