Author:
Amy Betti
Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Assessment
Level:
Community College / Lower Division
Tags:
  • Adult ESOL
  • ESL
  • ESL English Language Learners
  • ESOL
  • ESOL Adult Learners
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English

    Rubric (100 pts)-Pro/Con Essay

    Rubric (100 pts)-Pro/Con Essay

    Overview

    100 point Rubric for a Pro/Con Essay on sections on Submission, Grammar, Organization, Content Academic Writing.

    Rubric (100 pts)-Pro/Con Essay

    The Pro/Con Essay will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

    Criteria

    20

    15

    10

    Points

    Submission

    The student…

    Follows instructions to submit a Pro/Con Essay.

     

    Writes a minimum of 5 well-developed paragraphs.

    Follows instructions to submit a Pro/Con Essay.

     

    Writes fewer than 5 well-developed paragraphs.

    Does not follow instructions to submit a Pro/Con Essay.

     

     

    Grammar

    The essay has…

    Correct spelling.

     

    Correct punctuation.

     

    Correct capitalization.

     

    Correct word forms.

     

    Complete sentences.

    Mostly correct spelling.

     

    Mostly correct punctuation.

     

    Mostly correct capitalization.

     

    Mostly correct word forms.

     

    Mostly correct sentences.

    Incorrect spelling.

     

    Incorrect punctuation.

     

    Incorrect capitalization.

     

    Incorrect word forms.

     

    Incomplete sentences.

     

    Organization

    The essay…

    Includes a well-developed introduction/hook and a clear thesis.

     

    Includes topic sentences and concluding sentences for each paragraph.

     

    Includes transitions linking information.

     

    Includes a concluding paragraph.

    Unclear introduction/hook and/or unclear thesis.

     

    Unclear topic sentences and concluding sentences for each paragraph.

     

    Unclear transitions linking information.

     

    Unclear a concluding paragraph.

    Missing a well-developed introduction/hook and/or thesis.

     

    Missing topic sentences and concluding sentences for each paragraph.

     

    Missing transitions to link information.

     

    Missing a concluding paragraph

     

    Content

    The essay…

    Responds to all parts of the prompt.

     

    Includes examples for support.

     

    Includes information from outside sources.

    Responds to some of the prompt.

     

    Does not include sufficient examples for support.

     

    Does not include sufficient information from outside sources.

    Does not respond to the prompt.

     

    Does not include examples for support.

     

    Does not include information from outside sources.

           

    Academic Writing

    The essay…

    Uses academic voice.

     

    Uses academic vocabulary.

     

    Uses a variety of sentences.

     

    Uses correct MLA format for paraphrasing and quoting information.

     

    Does not use consistent academic voice.

     

    Does not use consistent academic vocabulary.

     

    Does not consistently use a variety of sentences.

     

    Does not consistently use correct MLA format for paraphrasing and quoting information.

    Does not use academic voice.

     

    Does not use academic vocabulary.

     

    Does not use a variety of sentences.

     

    Does not use correct MLA format for paraphrasing and quoting information.

     

     

     

     

     

     

      /100

     

    Pro/Con Essay Rubric