These Writing Assessment and
Evaluation Rubrics can help you evaluate the writing
your students do throughout the school year. Here
you'll find one or more rubrics corresponding to
each writing assignment in Writer's Choice. Use
either the General Rubric for Analytic Evaluation
or the General Rubric for Holistic Evaluation to
assess any writing assignment, or choose rubrics
that correlate to particular writing modes, including
persuasive, descriptive, narrative, expository, and
In addition, you can view and
print annotated models of above-average, average,
and below-average writing. Each model includes a
summary of its strengths and weaknesses as well as
a holistic and an analytic score.
To get the most of these Writing
Assessment and Evaluation Rubrics, make your selection
from the grade level menu below and read the introductory
essays, "Strategies for Effective Writing Assessment"
and "Methods for Evaluating Student Writing."