3rd Grade Opinion Writing Rubric

3rd Grade Opinion Writing Rubric
3rd Grade Opinion Writing Rubric
3rd Grade Opinion Writing Rubric
3rd Grade Opinion Writing Rubric
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Grade more easily and subjectively with a checklist rubric! This is an opinion writing rubric that assesses 3rd grade writing standards. It can be used to supplement the materials provided by Lucy Calkins Units of Study. The rubric is in checklist format for ease of grading. It has saved me a lot of time compared to traditional rubric formats!

It's easy to use. Simply put a check for each criteria met. Then calculate and add the criteria score to get the final score.


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Provide a concluding statement or section.
Use linking words and phrases (e.g., because, therefore, since, for example) to connect opinion and reasons.
Provide reasons that support the opinion.
Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons.
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
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3 pages
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