Allwrite is dedicated to writing for success. I look for ways to set high standards while making life a little easier for students and teachers. Using this product will help students better understand the expectations for writing as they actually take part in the creation of the writing rubric. You will love the ease of this design. It is designed to allow students participation by making choices listed right on the rubric. It incorporates 5th grade common core standards, research based practices, and will save you time in and out of the classroom. Conferencing is easier as students self-assess then discuss with the teacher to see what goals have actually been met and what needs improvement. This rubric will produce quality writing and is perfect for differentiating for students working above and below level. Look for my Writing in 5th Grade Science to arrive soon!