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Voting Debate Rubric Name: Missy and Bridget

Speaking

  Above Standard: 5  Meets Standard: 4  Approaches Standard: 3  Below Standard: 2  Missing: 1 


Depth of  At least 3 pieces of  At least 2 pieces of  Only one piece of  Points are not explained   
argument  evidence are explained  evidence are explained  evidence is used or they  well nor supported. 
well and supported.  well and supported.  are not explained well nor 
supported. 

Clarity of  Speech is clear, accurate  Speech is clear, accurate  Speech is not completely  Speech is unclear,   
speech  and easy to follow.    and easy to follow.    clear, accurate or easy to  inaccurate and not easy 
  follow.    to follow.   

Comprehensi Issue is fully  Issue is mostly  Issue is not fully  Issue is not   
on of the  comprehended and is  comprehended and is  comprehended and is  comprehended and is 
issue  evidenced within the  evidenced within the  evidenced within the  not evidenced within the 
speech.  speech.  speech.  speech. 

Process  Drafts and final product  Drafts and final product  Drafts and final product  Drafts and final product   
are complete and turned  are complete when due  are not complete and  are incomplete. 
in on time. Feedback is  and class time is used  turned in on time. 
used to improve  most of the time.   
performance.   

 
 
 
 
WRITING
 
  Above Standard: 5  Meets Standard: 4  Approaches Standard: 3  Below Standard: 2  Missing: 1 
Point  A clear and well  A clear point is made at  A point is made at the  There is not a clear point   
articulated point is made  the beginning, there is no  beginning of this section  made, or it is confusing. 
at the beginning, there is  confusion about the point  of the debate. 
absolutely no confusion  of this section of the   
about the point of this  debate. 
section of the debate. 
Evidence  Evidence given is relevant,  Evidence given is relevant  Evidence given partially  No evidence is given.   
effective, and the best  and effective in  supports point or is 
possible to clearly support  supporting point.  unclear. 
point. 
Analysis  Context and background  Context and background  Some context and  Little to no context and   
information gives the  information gives the  background information  background information 
reader a thorough &  reader a general  given, but not enough for  given. Reader does not 
complete understanding  understanding of the  reader to properly  understand the evidence 
of the evidence given.  evidence given.  understand the evidence  given. 
given. 
Tie-Back  Concluding sentences go  Concluding sentences  Concluding sentences  Concluding sentences are   
beyond summary to tie  summarize argument in  summarize argument by  absent or fail to provide 
argument to the evidence  your own words.  re-stating your original  summary of argument. 
given.  point. 
Language  Language used is  All of the language is  Some of the language is  The language is not   
(Vocabulary  appropriate and especially  appropriate for an  not appropriate for an  appropriate for an 
and  clear. You have an  academic paper.  academic paper.  academic paper.   
Sentence  excellent vocabulary.     
Structure) 
 

Common Core Standards Addressed: 


RI11-12.1, RI11-12.2, RI11-12.4, RI11-12.7, RI11-12.8, RI11-12.9 
SL11-12.1, SL11-12.2, SL11-12.3, SL11-12.4 
GSEs Addressed: 
Specific GSEs change depending on the debate.