Writing rubric measures the quality of a child’s writing. The first grade teacher sets the guidelines for each level and grades a child using a score of 4 (best) to 1 (improvement needed).
First Grade Rubric
The table below provides the detailed explanation of the criteria used to determine the score a child will receive on her writing. A teacher should review her expectations with each student and provide examples of each score to encourage self-monitoring.
|4||Student independently applies the content or processes with no major errors.||Proficient|
|3||Student demonstrates understanding of the content or processes with no major errors.||Proficient|
|2||Student demonstrates understanding of simplier content or processes with no major errors.||Not Proficient|
|1||With help, student demonstrates partial understanding of the simplier content or processes with some errors.||Not Proficient|
The following symbols will also be used to grade papers, e.g., homework, writing assignments.
Writing rubric is an assessment tool that provides feedback to both the student and parent; it informs them of areas that need improvement.