WRITING

1. Instructions
(The student
respects the
instructions)

Yes. The
student
completely
followed
directions.
Not Yet Meeting
Expectations

Minimally Meets
Expectations

Meets
Expectations

FULLY Meets
Expectations

2. Word Choice
(The student
uses vocabulary
appropriate to
the situation &
level.)

Not reflective of
current level

Some range &
variety. Primarily
drawn from
current unit.

Shows variety
a range of use.
Drawn from
current and
past units.

Rich & varied
& draws from
current and
past units.

3. Putting it
together (The
student
demonstrates
knowledge of
the grammar
concepts
learned)

Sentences are
primarily basic
and may not
reflect current
level.

Sentences
reflect the
current unit but
are not usually
complex or
varied.

Sentences are
beyond the
basic.

Sentences are
complex and
varied in style.

The student is
In basic control
of their
language.

The language
is controlled.

Errors occur
often and
detract

Errors detract &
can impede
meaning

Errors do occur
but don’t
detract

4. Spelling

Errors in high
frequency
words often
occur & can
detract.

Errors in high
frequency words
occur but do
not detract.

Minor spelling
errors occur
but do not
detract.

5. Organization
and Flow (The
student can
produce a
logical &
coherent text
appropriate for
the level)

The student
produces a text
with very simple
sentences and
minimal
organization.

The text is logical
with some
development.
Little use of
transition or
sequencing
words.
Organization
can be an issue

The text is
logical and the
reader can
follow the
ideas. Some
use of
transition
devices.

Minor errors do
not impede
meaning.

The reader
can easily
follow the
ideas and the
writing flows.
Transition
words used
effectively.
Well
organized.