This rubric is perfect for any argument or explanatory writing assignment. It is based on a 4-point scale and is appropriate for middle to early high school-level writers. It addresses the six traits of writing: content, organization, voice & purpose, word choice, sentence fluency, and mechanics.
This download includes both printable PDF and a link to an EDITABLE Google Doc file.
The rubric is included in both color (for display) and black and white (for student copies). Enjoy!