Following the Slave Trade Route Lesson

Attachment E:Editorial Rubric

 

Directions:Assess studentsí editorials on a five-point scale, which can be multiplied by 20 to convert to a letter grade, according to the rubric below.

 

Rating Scale: 1 to 5, 1=very weak, 2=weak, 3=okay, 4=very good, 5=super

 

 

Criteria

Rating

Comments

 

1

 

Knowledge of the issue is shown by facts and information used

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

The main idea is clearly stated

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

Supporting details and information appropriate to the main idea are accurate

 

 

 

 

4

 

The writer anticipates and responds to the other side of the issue

 

 

 

 

5

 

Writing demonstrates proper use of grammar/spelling/

capitalization