Writing Rubric Grade 5

  • CriteriaGrading Scale
    Quality of Information

    4

    Information clearly relates to the main topic. It includes several supporting details and/or examples.

    3

    Information clearly relates to the main topic. It provides 1-2 supporting details and/or examples.

    2

    Information clearly relates to the main topic. No details and/or examples are given.

    1

    Information has little or nothing to do with the main topic.

    Graphic Organizer

    4

    Graphic organizer or outline has been completed and shows clear, logical relationships between all topics and subtopics.

    3

    Graphic organizer or outline has been completed and shows clear, logical relationships between most topics and subtopics.

    2

    Graphic organizer or outline has been started and includes some topics and subtopics.

    1

    Graphic organizer or outline has not been attempted.

    Sources

    4

    All sources (information and graphics) are accurately documented in the desired format.

    3

    All sources (information and graphics) are accurately documented, but a few are not in the desired format.

    2

    All sources (information and graphics) are accurately documented, but many are not in the desired format.

    1

    Some sources are not accurately documented.

    Mechanics

    4

    No grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors.

    3

    Almost no grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors

    2

    A few grammatical spelling, or punctuation errors.

    1

    Many grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors.

    Total pts: 16