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WRITTEN COMMUNICATION RUBRIC THINKING, PLANNING & PROCESSING 30% COMMUNICATION, KNOWLEDGE & UNDERSTANDING 40% THINKING & APPLICATION 30% Paul Meggs 2013 L2 Competencies Coherence and Cohesion: Organization of Ideas and paragraphing. Orthographic Control: Graphic Layout (headings, etc..); Punctuation (accents, symbols, spacing) and spelling (accents, capitalization, abbreviations, etc…) Vocabulary Range & Control: How much vocabulary does the speaker use? Are the words used appropriately? Reliance on external resources. Grammar & Syntax: How well are words formed to make phrases, clauses, and compound and complex sentences, if required? Use of verb agreements, gender and plurality agreement… 1 Difficulty 2 Close to Best 3 Best Work 4 Awesome Limited effectiveness Some effectiveness Thoroughly effective Limited coherence and cohesion. Paragraphing conventions non-­‐
existent. 15 16 17 Ideas are sometimes organized. Some paragraphing conventions evident. 18 19 20 Considerably effective Ideas considerably organized. Paragraphs are often appropriately used. 21 22 23 Limited attention to layout. Punctuation missing or incomplete. Rules for capitalization ignored. 10 11 Uses very few words from unit of study. Needs constant support with dictionary, word lists, etc… 10 11 Many grammatical errors, limiting most of the meaning. Simple phrases only, incomplete thoughts. 15 16 17 Some attention to layout. Punctuation missing or incomplete. Rules for capitalization ignored. 12 13 Uses some words from the unit of study, Needs considerable support with dictionary, word lists, etc… 12 13 Grammar errors occurring often, with considerable interference with meaning. Thoughts simply conveyed as clauses. 18 19 20 Final % Mark & Comments LEARNING SKILLS Considerable attention to layout. Minimal spelling errors evident. Punctuation and capitalization rules intact 14 15 Uses most of the words needed from unit of study. Needs some support with dictionary, word lists, etc… 14 15 Grammar errors occurring sometimes, with no interference in meaning. Conjunctions used to make compound sentences. Uses complete sentences. 21 22 23 Thorough attention to layout. No spelling errors evident.. Almost no punctuation errors. 16 18 20 Uses extra words beyond expectation of unit of study. Needs no support. 16 18 20 Grammar errors occurring rarely or never. Conjunctions used to make complex sentences. 24 27 30 LETTER GRADE Responsibility Organization Independent Work Collaboration Initiative Self-­‐Regulation Ideas thoroughly organized. Paragraphs always appropriately used. 24 27 30 R D-­‐ D D+ N C-­‐ C C+ S B B B+ G A-­‐ A A+ E N S G E N S G E N S G E N S G E N S G E