Since I taught in a small private school, I had to teach 5th and 6th grade writing together. I found that many of the 5th/6th grade common core standards were similar, so I created one rubric to cover both grades. This rubric was created with
I created this rubric from the Common Core State Standards. In the exceeding column, you will find standards for 5th grade when different and appropriate according to the Common Core. I use this rubric for all different types of writing, including
I created this lesson when I went out on maternity leave. You need to have a subscription to Ed Helper to download the chapter questions for each book listed in the lesson plan. With this lesson you will also receive rubrics for 3rd, 4th, 5th and
I developed this rubric using elements taken straight from the Common Core Standards. In the exceeds column, I used standards from 4th grade so 'exceeds' was truly exceeding. I have also developed rubrics for 4th grade and 5th and 6th grade because
On my rubrics there is always an "Exceeds" column. This is because I taught skills that were not necessarily in the Common Core for that specific grade because I taught combined classes. This document outlines how I graded my rubrics.