Performance Task Assessment List
Editorial/Letter to the Editor




 Earned Assessment
 Self  Teacher
 Knowledge of the issue is shown by facts and information used.      
 The main idea is clearly stated.      
 Supporting details and information appropriate to the main idea are
 The writer anticipates and responds to the other side of the issue.      
 The research goes beyond the scope of the classroom and the
References to source information are given for added emphasis and
 The tone of the editorial/letter is rational and logical.      
 The editorial/letter style is maintained throughout.      
 The editorial/letter is well organized.      
 Correct spelling, grammar, and mechanics are used throughout.      
 The piece is neat and presentable.      

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