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Persuasive Writing Blog Post Rubric


Makes use of Graphic Organizer



Written with a clear purpose and sense of audience



Post includes a topic sentence, at least three strong examples and/or facts to support your opinion, and a concluding sentence.



Persuasive word choices are used throughout paragraph.



Sentence structure is complete and varied.



Grammar and punctuation are accurate. (Includes verb tenses, capitalization, commas, quotation marks and apostrophes.)



Revision incorporates teacher’s editorial suggestions.



Student used WordPress tools such as spellcheck, categorization and title to ensure post is presented properly.



Blog was posted on time.


EXTRA CREDIT: Blog contains hypertext and/or images that are relevant to content and enhance overall writing.



4:  Excellent, exceeds expectations

3:  Good; meets expectations

2:  Fair; approaching expectations

1:  Poor; does not meet expectations