MSDE Scoring Rule: Writing to Express Personal Ideas  
Element


Points

 Earned Assessment
 Self  Teacher
Consistently addresses audience's needs by presenting personal ideas in a complete, well-developed whole. Text is uniformly organized, and language choices often enhance the text and are appropriate to the literary form. 2    
Sometimes addresses audience's needs by presenting personal ideas in an incomplete whole. Text is generally organized, and language choices sometimes enhance the text and may sometimes be appropriate to the literary form.    
Rarely or never addresses audience's needs by failing to present personal ideas in a complete, well-developed whole. Text is often disorganized, and language choices seldom, if ever, enhance the text and are often inappropriate to the literary form. 0     
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