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Writing Rubric

​COB Writing Rubric
Key Criteria for Evaluating Writing Skills

Unacceptable​Acceptable​Excellent
Topic Support​Topic is poorly developed with vague or absent supporting details ​Topic is evident with some supporting details. Topic is well developed and effectively supported with appropriate details.  ​
​Organizatio​n​Writing is rambling and unfocused. ​Writing demonstrates reasonable organization with an adequate beginning, development and conclusion. ​Writing is clearly organized with well- structured paragraphs and good transitions in a well-planned framework. 
​Language ​Writing lacks sentence variety.  The COB fundamental writing error criterion is not met.  Sources, if required, are poorly cited. ​Some sentence variety.  The COB fundamental writing error criterion is met. Sources, if required, are appropriately and properly cited. ​​Wide variety of sentence structure.  Excellent word usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation and citation.  ​


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