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    Persuasive Essay : Conservation


    Teacher Name: graqde 5 teacher


    Student Name:     ________________________________________

CATEGORY
4 - Above Standards
3 - Meets Standards
2 - Approaching Standards
1 - Below Standards
Score
Attention Grabber
The introductory paragraph has a strong hook or attention grabber that is appropriate for the audience. This could be a strong statement, a relevant quotation, statistic, or question addressed to the reader.
The introductory paragraph has a hook or attention grabber, but it is weak, rambling or inappropriate for the audience.
The author has an interesting introductory paragraph but the connection to the topic is not clear.
The introductory paragraph is not interesting AND is not relevant to the topic.
Grammar & Spelling
Author makes no errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content.
Author makes 1-2 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content.
Author makes 3-4 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content.
Author makes more than 4 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content.
Accuracy
All supportive facts and statistics are reported accurately.
Almost all supportive facts and statistics are reported accurately.
Most supportive facts and statistics are reported accurately.
Most supportive facts and statistics were inaccurately reported.
Evidence and Examples
All of the evidence and examples are specific, relevant and explanations are given that show how each piece of evidence supports the author's position.
Most of the evidence and examples are specific, relevant and explanations are given that show how each piece of evidence supports the author's position.
At least one of the pieces of evidence and examples is relevant and has an explanation that shows how that piece of evidence supports the author's position.
Evidence and examples are NOT relevant AND/OR are not explained.
Sentence Structure
All sentences are well-constructed with varied structure.
Most sentences are well-constructed and there is some varied sentence structure in the essay.
Most sentences are well constructed, but there is no variation is structure.
Most sentences are not well-constructed or varied.

Date Created: Aug 08, 2007 01:44 pm (CDT)


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