Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Kid-Friendly Writing Rubrics

Upper Elementary / Middle School Writing Rubrics

A few years ago, I looked a the Pennsylvania State Writing Rubrics and wondered how my students could understand the terminology if I had trouble deciphering the material.  I decided to take the state rubrics and translate them in to kid-friendly language. 

Here are three rubrics used to grade specific types of prompted writing:

(can also be used for decriptive writing)

1 comment:

  1. Great rubrics! I'm with you - the rubrics are hard enough for an adult to understand let alone a kid!! I'm not in PA but I bet I can tweak them to match NC's writing rubric.