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Persuasive Essay Introduction Paragraph
Write an introduction to a persuasive essay using one of the approved topics and following the structure discussed in class.
Rubric Code: S4C265
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12


Powered by iRubric Intro. Paragraph
  Needs Improvement

1 pts

Fair

2 pts

Good

3 pts

Hook

Needs Improvement

Writer does not capture the readers attention. Little to no focus on topic found.
Fair

Hook has some potential to capture reader's attention No connection or elaboration on focus of paper.
Good

Writer composes strong hook that captures reader's attention. Connection with theme of paper is easily understandable.
Descriptive Sentences

Needs Improvement

Sentences "tell" rather than "show." Sentences are not persuasive in nature.
Fair

Sentences contain minimal descriptions that "show" rather than "tell." Sentences stray away from being persuasive at points.
Good

Sentences contain descriptions that "show" rather than "tell." Relevant details are given with reference to the focus. Sentences remains persuasive in nature.
Stand

Needs Improvement

Stand is vague and not focused on topic. "I" statements are used.
Fair

Stand is somewhat focused on topic. No "I" statements are used.
Good

Stand is focused on topic. No "I" statements are used. Stand is next to last sentence in paragraph. Descriptive words are evident.
Thesis Statement

Needs Improvement

Thesis statement is neither descriptive nor focused on topic. Thesis statement does not have three reasons. Thesis statement is not the last sentence in paragraph.
Fair

Thesis statement is somewhat descriptive and focused on topic. Thesis statement is one sentence that has three reasons. Thesis might or might not be the last sentence in paragraph.
Good

Thesis statement is one sentence that is descriptive with three reasons and focused on topic. Thesis statement is the last sentence in the paragraph.
Conventions

Needs Improvement

Paragraph contains four or more grammatical or spelling errors
Fair

Paragraph contains three or fewer grammatical or spelling errors
Good

Paragraph contains no grammatical or spelling errors





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