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Paragraph Writing Rubric

Name: _____________________________ Tutor: ________________________________ Date: ______________________________ Title of Work: __________________________

Criteria
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Main/Topic idea sentence is clear, correctly placed, and is restated in the closing sentence. Paragraph(s) have three or more supporting detail sentences that relate back to the main idea. Legible handwriting, typing, or printing. Paragraph has no errors in punctuation, capitalization, and spelling. Paragraph has no grammatical errors.

Points
2 1
Main/Topic idea sentence is unclear and incorrectly placed, and is not restated in the closing sentence. Paragraph(s) have no supporting detail sentences that relate back to the main idea. Handwriting, typing, or printing is not legible. Paragraph has six or more punctuation, capitalization, and spelling errors. Paragraph has six or more grammatical errors.

3
Main/Topic idea sentence is either unclear or incorrectly placed, and is restated in the closing sentence. Paragraph(s) have two supporting detail sentences that relate back to the main idea. Marginally legible handwriting, typing, or printing. Paragraph has one or two punctuation, capitalization, and spelling errors. Paragraph has one or two grammatical errors.

Main/Topic Idea Sentence

Main/Topic idea sentence is unclear and incorrectly placed, and is restated in the closing sentence. Paragraph(s) have one supporting detail sentence that relate back to the main idea. Handwriting, typing, or printing is not legible in places. Paragraph has three to five punctuation, capitalization, and spelling errors. Paragraph has three to five grammatical errors.

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Supporting Detail Sentence(s)

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Legibility

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Mechanics

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Grammar

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Total

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