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1st Grade Writing Rubrics: Narrative, Opinion, and Informative

Grade Levels
1st, Homeschool
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Grab these Common Core aligned 1st grade writing rubrics. Perfect for narrative, opinion, and informative pieces. Includes 9 rubrics in 3 different options depending on your preferences. Choose from student friendly, teacher friendly, and time saving rubrics. Check out the preview and information below to learn more.

3 Student Friendly Rubrics: 1 Narrative, 1 Opinion, and 1 Informative

  • Helpful for students to self-assess or for teachers to use and students to easily understand

3 Teacher Friendly Rubrics: 1 Narrative, 1 Opinion, and 1 Informative

  • Aligned with the standards and are a quick and easy way for teachers to assess
  • Also helpful for parents to see, especially at conferences

3 Time Saving Rubrics: 1 Narrative, 1 Opinion, and 1 Informative

  • A quicker assessment that saves time by circling the number
  • Aligned with the standards but easier to use and understand

*A total score is intentionally left off of the time saving rubrics, but feel free to write it in the upper right-hand corner if needed.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.


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