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Writing Sample Rubric
Writing Sample Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
Is the message understood?
threshold: pts
25.0 pts
Strong Performance
Writing is ​clearly understood​​. Errors do not interfere with the message.
21.0 pts
Approaches expectations
Writing is ​generally understood​​. Some errors may cause confusion for the reader.
15.0 pts
Minimal performance
Writing is ​extremely difficult​​ to understand and errors interfere​​ with communication.
pts
25.0 pts
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How rich is the writer's vocabulary?
threshold: pts
25.0 pts
Strong Performance
Uses a ​wide variety​​ of familiar vocabulary.
21.0 pts
Approaches expectations
Writing is ​generally understood​​. Some errors may cause confusion for the reader.
15.0 pts
Minimal performance
Relies on ​simple and very familiar​​ vocabulary.
pts
25.0 pts
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How well does the writer complete the task?
threshold: pts
25.0 pts
Strong Performance
Completes each part of the task adding some ​details beyond stated expectations.
21.0 pts
Approaches expectations
Completes ​each part​​ of the task
15.0 pts
Minimal performance
Completes ​some of the task​​, but key components are missing.
pts
25.0 pts
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How organized is the writing?
threshold: pts
25.0 pts
Stong performance
Writer's ideas are presented in a well-organized manner​​. Sentences are varied and interesting​​.
21.0 pts
Approaches expectations
Writer's ideas are presented in a ​somewhat logical ​​ manner. Some sentences are interesting.
15.0 pts
Minimal performance
Writer's ideas are ​not presented in a logical manner​​. Writer struggles to produce sentences and his/her​ thoughts may be incomplete​​.
pts
25.0 pts
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Total Points: 100.0 out of 100.0