Writing Prompt and Texts

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TCAP/WA Opinion Rubric Grade 4/5
TCAP/WA Opinion Rubric Grade 4/5
Criteria Ratings Pts
Development
threshold: pts
4.0 pts
Did I use WELL CHOSEN, RELEVANT, AND SUFFICIENT reason (quotes)? Did I THOROUGHLY AND ACCURATELY explain my reasons (why they were chosen)?
3.0 pts
Did I use RELEVANT, AND SUFFICIENT reason (quotes)? Did I ADEQUATELY and ACCURATELY explain my reasons (why they were chosen)?
2.0 pts
Did I use MOSTLY RELEVANT, AND INSUFFICIENT reason (quotes)? Did I ADEQUATELY and ACCURATELY explain SOME of my reasons (why they were chosen)?
1.0 pts
Did I use MOSTLY use IRRELEVANT, AND INSUFFICIENT or NO reasons (quotes)? Did I INADEQUATELY or INACCURATELY explain my reasons (why they were chosen)?
pts
4.0 pts
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Focus & Organization
threshold: pts
4.0 pts
Did I EFFECTIVELY AND RELEVANTLY RESTATE the prompt and NAME the ARTICLES? In EACH paragraph did I have an EFFECTIVE AND RELEVANT topic sentence and supporting sentences? Do I have and EFFECTIVE AND RELEVANT concluding sentences in EVERY paragraph? Did I ALWAYS stay on topic? Did I restate my opinion in the concluding paragraph?
3.0 pts
Did I RELEVANTLY RESTATE the prompt? In EACH paragraph did I have a RELEVANT topic sentence and supporting sentences? Do I have RELEVANT concluding sentences in EVERY paragraph? Did I ALWAYS stay on topic?
1.0 pts
Did I NOT or IRRELEVANTLY RESTATE the prompt? In NO paragraphs did I have a RELEVANT topic sentence and SOME supporting sentences? Do I have NO concluding sentences in MOST paragraphs? Did I FAIL TO stay on topic?
1.0 pts
Did I SLIGHTLY RESTATE the prompt? In SOME paragraphs did I have a RELEVANT topic sentence and SOME supporting sentences? Do I have a LIMITED or NON-FOCUSED concluding sentences in SOME paragraph? Did I SOMETIMES stay on topic?
pts
4.0 pts
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Language
threshold: pts
4.0 pts
The writing has a CONSISTENT and SOPHISTICATED VARIETY of sentences. The writing has SOPHISTICATED VIVID descriptions. The writing has SOPHISTICATED and VARIED transition words
3.0 pts
The writing has SOME CONSISTENT and VARIETY of sentences. The writing has SOME VIVID descriptions. The writing has SOME VARIED transition words
2.0 pts
The writing has LITTLE VARIETY of sentences. The writing has SOME descriptions. The writing has REPETITIVE transition words
1.0 pts
The writing has NO VARIETY of sentences. The writing has LITTLE TO NO descriptions. The writing has BASIC TO NO transition words
pts
4.0 pts
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Conventions
threshold: pts
4.0 pts
VERY FEW mistakes in punctuation and spelling
3.0 pts
SOME MINOR and/or MAJOR mistakes in punctuation and spelling, but it does NOT significantly interfere with the meaning.
2.0 pts
SOME MINOR and/or MAJOR mistakes in punctuation and spelling, but it MAY significantly interfere with the meaning.
1.0 pts
MANY MINOR and/or MAJOR mistakes in punctuation and spelling, and it SIGNIFICANTLY interferes with the meaning.
pts
4.0 pts
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Total Points: 16.0 out of 16.0