Writing Rubric Grade 6


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    MEANING – your writing shows that you understood the reading and the question.
    Completely answers all parts of the question. Makes connections beyond the text.
    Responds to most of the question and shows understanding of the main idea.
    Responds to only parts of the question and does not show understanding of the entire text.
    Does not address the question.
    DEVELOPMENT- your writing fully answers the question using details from the text.
    Develops ideas fully using related examples from the text to support the main idea.
    Partially developed ideas and provides few related examples from the text to support the main idea.
    Ideas are not developed and lack related examples from text to support the main idea.
    Shows little or no understanding of the text.
    ORGANIZATION- your writing shows purpose, direction and flow.
    Well organized introduction, body and conclusion.
    Introduction, body and conclusion are partially organized.
    Introduction, body and conclusion are not organized.
    Introduction, body and conclusion are not evident.
    LANGUAGE USE- your writing makes good use of word choice, sentence types, spelling, punctuation and grammar.
    No mechanical errors (i.e.: spelling, punctuation, capitalization, sentence structure, etc..) and uses complete sentences.
    There are a few mechanical errors (i.e.: spelling, punctuation, capitalization, sentence structure, etc..).
    Multiple mechanical errors (i.e.: spelling, punctuation, capitalization, sentence structure, etc…).
    High instance of mechanical errors (i.e.: spelling, punctuation, capitalization, sentence structure, etc…) makes it hard to understand.