Are you looking for a more comprehensive way to evaluate your students’ essay writing? Are you looking for a way to enable your students to assess themselves and their peers before handing in a published piece?
This essay rubric can be used in grades 3-5 for the Personal, Opinion, and Character Essays. It will allow you to grade your students uniformly and allow students to assess themselves as well as their peers. It is easily adapted to fully meet your needs! It contains sections for assessing and tracking student progress in 6 key areas: organization, examples, leads, transitions, description, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.