Name__________________

name of writer____________

 Rubric for running article

THe Rubric for baseball  article

Category

4

3

2

1

lead

capture the readers attention and make them want to read more.

Gives you the main idea but doesn’t capture the readers attention.

Does not give the main idea but talks a little about the topic.

It doesn't make sense.

content /focus

100% on topic and information supports the topic.

on topic but not enough supporting information.

not completely on topic and very little supporting information.

Nothing to do with the topic.

fa         cts/sources

Use both primary and secondary sources. (People and PSAL)

Use only one source but it has to be the primary

uses only secondary sources

No sources at all.

grammar    /punctuation

2 errors MAX !

3 homophone errors

Quotation mark errors.

 poor caps and punctuation

organization

The article is well structured, Organized and flows, and sequence is correct

The transitions don’t seem to work with each other, but is well organized.

organization is fully developed

No organization

Score

_____/20

Please write one suggestion to the writer

(worth five points)