Rowan-Salisbury School System Writing Rubric for Grades

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Grade K       1 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 (Circle Grade)
                                                                     Rowan-Salisbury School System Writing Rubric for Grades K, 1, 2
                                                                                              (From the North Carolina K-2 Literacy Assessment - 2009)
                  PREWRITING                  EARLY EMERGENT                       EMERGENT                          EARLY DEVELOPING                        DEVELOPING                  EARLY INDEPENDENT                      INDEPENDENT

          • Relies primarily on drawings   • Uses drawing and words to    • Establishes a relationship        • Relates drawings and writing to       • Uses drawings to enhance     • Writes a series of related ideas   • Maintains a clear focus
            to convey meaning.               convey meaning.                between drawing and print.          create a more meaningful text.          meaning of writing.            in an organized logical              throughout the text.
          • Uses random numbers and        • Copies words, names, and     • Adds details to drawing.          • Drawings show a sequence of           • Writes several sentences       sequence.                          • Connects ideas smoothly
            letters to represent words.      labels from environment.     • Writes 1 or 2 sentences             events.                                 about a topic.               • Writes stories with a clear          and logically.
          • Tells about own drawing and    • Uses mostly beginning and      focused on a topic.               • Writes a few short, patterned,        • Writes in complete             beginning, middle, and end.        • Uses varied sentence
            writing.                         ending consonants to spell   • Writes in a way one would           repetitive sentences focused on a       sentences.                   • Uses varied sentence patterns        patterns and lengths that
                                             words.                         speak.                              topic.                                • Writes in a logical            and lengths.                         develop and extend the
                                           • Uses upper and lowercase     • Writes left to right and top to   • Writes about familiar topics and        sequence.                    • Enhances ideas using details         topic.
                                             letters indiscriminately.      bottom.                             experiences.                          • Uses list-like details and     and descriptive language.          • Uses language and details
                                           • Pretends to read own         • Uses upper and lowercase          • Shows evidence of using language        descriptive language.        • Begins to use elaboration to         that create a vivid mental
                                             writing.                       letters indiscriminately.           from books.                           • Uses vocabulary                support details.                     picture.
                                                                          • Uses spacing between              • Writes left to right across several     appropriate for the topic.   • Uses alternatives for commonly     • Uses elaboration to
                                                                            words inconsistently.               lines.                                • Spells many high               used words to enhance the            support details that is
                                                                          • Spells names and familiar         • Uses spacing between words              frequency words correctly.     text.                                related to the topic.
                                                                            words correctly.                    consistently.                         • Uses temporary spelling      • Spells most high frequency         • Uses a variety of
                                                                          • Uses temporary spelling.          • Spells simple words and some high       that can generally be read     words correctly.                     resources to spell
                                                                          • Begins to read own writing.         frequency words correctly.              by others and is moving      • Uses a variety of spelling           unfamiliar words.
                                                                                                              • Uses temporary spelling with some       toward conventional            strategies to spell unfamiliar     • Spells most words
                                                                                                                phonetic elements.                      spelling.                      words.                               correctly.
                                                                                                              • Uses capital letters for names and    • Uses capital letters and     • Uses more conventional than        • Experiments with dialogue
                                                                                                                the beginning of sentences.             end punctuation correctly      temporary spelling.                  to enhance writing.
                                                                                                              • Uses periods correctly.                 and consistently.            • Uses commas and apostrophes        • Writes with standard
                                                                                                              • Uses question marks and               • Begins to write with a         correctly.                           punctuation, capitalization,
                                                                                                                exclamation points inconsistently.      sense of audience.           • Begins to write with a sense of      and grammar.
                                                                                                              • Reads own writing with fluency.                                        audience.                          • Writes with a sense of
                                                                                                                                                                                     • Uses paragraphs                      audience.
                                                                                                                                                                                       inconsistently.                    • Uses paragraphs correctly.

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          Instructional Implications

          Teacher’s Signature_______________________________________________                                  Date _______________________________

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Rowan-Salisbury School System
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Elementary Curriculum Department