English

English Composition I Writing Rubric

(Revised 11/06)

  •  
    Does Not Meet Expectations
    Partially Meets Expectations
    Meets Expectations
    Exceeds Expectations
  • Structure
    1
    Little or no sense of main idea, organization, or continuity
    2
    Focused but lacks essay structure or appropriate paragraphing
    3
    Basic essay structure employed to address main idea: appropriate introduction, unified body paragraphs, functional conclusion
    4
    Sharply focused introduction of main idea, body with appropriate paragraphing, separate conclusion, smooth flow of discussion
  • Correctness
    1
    Frequent major errors, sentence-level breakdowns blocking writer-to-reader communication
    2
    Numerous and/or serious errors disrupt writer-to-reader connection
    3
    Some distracting errors may be present, but do not disrupt writer-to-reader connection
    4
    Errors, if present, are minor and infrequent
  • Content/Audience
    1
    Discussion entails few sentences and/or remains overly general/superficial with little or no sense of audience.
    2
    Discussion is only partially developed with details and/or illustration
    3
    Most paragraphs contain supporting detail and/or illustration adequate to meet audience needs
    4
    All paragraphs are thoroughly developed and effectively illustrated, consistent awareness of audience throughout
Staging Enabled