Scoring essays written by English learners can at times be difficult due to the challenging task of writing larger structures in English. Rubrics should be based on a keen understanding of English learner communicative levels.
This essay writing rubric provides a scoring system which is more appropriate to English learners than standard rubrics. This essay writing rubric also contains marks not only for organization and rubric for assessing of english essay writing, but also for important sentence level mistakes such as the correct usage of linking languagespellingand grammar. Share Flipboard Email.
By Kenneth Beare Kenneth Beare. Learn about our Editorial Process. Category 4 - Exceeds Expectations 3 - Meets Expectations 2 - Needs Improvement 1 - Inadequate Score Understanding of Audience Demonstrates a keen understanding of the target audience, and uses appropriate vocabulary and language. Anticipates probable questions and addresses these concerns with evidence pertaining to probable potential readers.
Demonstrates a general understanding of audience and uses mostly appropriate rubric for assessing of english essay writing and language structures. Demonstrates a limited understanding of audience, and generally uses appropriate, if simple, vocabulary and language.
Not clear which audience is intended for this ffor. Introductory paragraph begins with a statement that attempts to grab the attention of the reader, but is incomplete in some sense, or may not be appropriate to the audience.
Introductory paragraph begins with a statement that might be construed as an attention getter, but is not clear. Introductory paragraph does esway contain a hook or attention grabber. Introductory paragraph contains a clear thesis.
However, the following support sentences are not necessarily, or only vaguely connected to the body paragraphs. Introductory paragraph contains a wrtiing that may be construed as a thesis or main idea. However, there is little structural support in the following sentences.
Introductory paragraph contains no clear thesis statement or main idea. Body paragraphs provide clear connections to thesis statement, but may be need more examples or concrete evidence.
Body paragraphs are vaguely on topic, but lack clear connections, evidence and examples of thesis or main idea. Body paragraphs wfiting unrelated, or marginally connected to essay topic. Examples and evidence is weak or nonexistent.]