Student Blog Rubric

Score
Basis for Scoring

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4 or A

  • Concise with a specific focus
  • Shares thoughts, ideas, or opinions
  • Opening grabs the reader's attention while introducing the point of the post
  • Specific details support the main idea
  • Has a "So What?", theme, lesson, or specific point that attracts the readers' attention
  • Demonstrates detailed understanding of the blog topic
  • Positive tone engages the reader
  • Picture that supports post with attribution
  • Spelling, punctuation, and capitalization is correct
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3 or B

  • Concise with a focus
  • Shares thoughts, ideas, or opinions
  • Opening grabs the reader's attention while introducing the point of the post
  • Specific details support information
  • Has a "So What?", theme, or lesson
  • Demonstrates understanding of the blog topic
  • Positive tone engages the reader
  • Picture that supports post with attribution
  • Spelling, punctuation, and capitalization is correct
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2 or C

  • Entries are short (2 - 3 paragraphs) with a focus
  • Shares thoughts, ideas, or opinions
  • Opening introduces the point of the post
  • Details support information
  • Has a point
  • Shows some understanding of the blog topic
  • Positive tone
  • Picture that supports post with attribution
  • Spelling, punctuation, and capitalization is correct
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1 or D

  • Entries are short (2 paragraphs) with a focus
  • Shares a thought, idea, or opinion
  • Opening introduces the point of the post
  • Limited details
  • Point is unclear
  • Shows limited understanding of the topic
  • Spelling, punctuation, and capitalization has mistakes
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