Writing Rubrics
Use the appropriate rubric below to assess students' proficiency with the writing activity. Evaluate whether students' skills are improving or where they may need additional support or instruction.


  • 5: proficient: a high degree of competence
  • 4: capable: an above-average degree of competence
  • 3: satisfactory: a satisfactory degree of competence
  • 2: emerging: a limited degree of competence
  • 1: beginning: No key elements are adequately developed.

"World War II Remembered: Journal"

Did Students:

Name: Score
Convey feelings/thoughts about subject, including likes and dislikes?  
Make connections between the various topics covered in the project?  
Reveal what was surprising?  
Ask questions?  
Change opinions as they increased knowledge?  
Divide subtotal by 5 to get Overall Score  

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