MSDE Scoring Rule: Writing to Persuade

 
Element


Points

 Earned Assessment
 Self  Teacher
Consistently addresses audience's needs by identifying a clear position and fully supporting or refuting that position with relevant information. Text is uniformly organized, and language choices often enhance the text. 2    
Sometimes addresses audience's needs by by identifying a somewhat clear position and fully supporting or refuting that position with relevant information. Text is generally organized, and language choices sometimes enhance the text.    
Rarely or never addresses audience's needs by failing to identify a clear position or failing to adequately support or refute a position that has been identified. Text lacks organization, and language choices seldom, if ever, enhance the text. 0     
   Total