Bio Poem Rubric
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CATEGORY 4 3 2 1 Score
Followed Student followed Student followed Student followed Student did not
Directions all directions for most directions a few of the follow directions
the bio poem. for the bio directions for the for the bio
poem. bio poem. poem.
Capitalization All capitalization Most Several Many mistakes
is correct. capitalization is mistakes in in capitalization
correct. There is capitalization. in the bio poem.
only 1 mistake. There are 2-3
Punctuation All punctuation All punctuation Most There are more
is correct and is correct, but punctuation is than 2 errors in
consistent in the there is some correct. There punctuation.
poem. inconsistent are 1-2 errors.
Content Content shows Content shows Content shows No creativity
a high level of some creativity little creativity and little use of
creativity and and good word and some good good word
originality. choices word choices. choices.
Excellent word throughout most
choice of the poem.
Spelling All spelling is Most spelling is There are two There are more
correct. correct. There is spelling errors. than two
one error. spelling errors.
Neatness Poem is neat Poem is neat, Poem is neat Poem is not
and pleasing to but may be but is difficult to typed or is very
read. Font difficult to read read because of difficult to read
choice, color because of poor two of the because of poor
choice, and size choice of font, following choices of font,
choice are color or size. choices: font, color and size.
outstanding. color, or size.