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 personal.
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
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."