Rubric for Written Evaluation (Source: Holt, Rinehart and Winston)

4

3

2

1

Content

Complete

Writer uses the appropriate functions and vocabulary for the topic.

Generally complete

 

Writer usually uses the appropriate functions and vocabulary for the topic.

Somewhat complete

Writer uses few of the appropriate functions and vocabulary for the topic.

 

 

Incomplete

 

Writer uses none of

the appropriate functions and vocabulary for the topic.

 

 

 

Comprehensibility

 

Comprehensible

Reader can understand all of what the writer is trying to communicate.

Usually comprehensible

 

Reader can understand most of what the writer is trying to communicate.

Sometimes comprehensible

 

Reader can understand less than half of what the writer is trying to communicate.

 

Seldom comprehensible

 

Reader can understand little of what the writer is trying to communicate.

 

Accuracy

Accurate

Writer uses grammar, spelling, word order, and punctuation correctly.

Usually accurate

Writer usually uses grammar, spelling, word order, and punctuation correctly.

Sometimes accurate

Writer has some problems with language usage in communication.

Seldom Accurate

 

Writer makes a significant number of errors in languawge usage.

Organization

Well-organized

Presentation is logical and effective.

Generally well-organized

 

Presentation is generally logical and effective with a few minor problems.

Somewhat organized

 

Presentation is somewhat illogical and confusing in places.

 

 

Poorly organized

 

 

Presentation lacks logical order and organization.

 

 

 

Effort

 

 

Excellent effort

Writer exceeds the requirements of the assignment and has put care and effort into the process.

 

Good effort

Writer fulfills all of the requirements of the assignment.

 

Moderate effort

Writer fulfills some of the requirements of the assignment.

 

Minimal effort

Writer fulfills few of the requirements of the assignment.

 

 

 

Rubric for Oral Evaluation (Source: Holt, Rinehart and Winston)

 

4

3

2

1

Content

Complete

Speaker consistently uses the appropriate functions and vocabulary for the topic.

Generally complete

 

Speaker usually uses the appropriate functions and vocabulary for the topic.

Somewhat complete

Speaker sometimes uses the appropriate functions and vocabulary for the topic.

 

 

Incomplete

 

Speaker uses few of

the appropriate functions and vocabulary for the topic.

 

 

 

Comprehension

 

Total comprehension

Speaker understands all of what is said to him or her.

General comprehension

 

Speaker understands most of what is said to him or her.

Moderate comprehension

 

Speaker understands some of what is said to him or her.

 

Little comprehension

 

Speaker understands little of what is said to him or her.

 

Comprehensibility

Comprehensible

Listener can understand all of what the speaker is trying to communicate.

 

Usually comprehensible

 

Listener can understand most of what the speaker is trying to communicate.

 

Sometimes comprehensible

 

Listener understands less than half of what the speaker is trying to communicate.

 

Seldom comprehensible

 

Listener understands little of what the speaker is trying to communicate.

 

Accuracy

 

Accurate

Speaker uses language correctly including grammar, spelling, word order, and punctuation correctly.

 

Usually accurate

Speaker usually uses language correctly including grammar, spelling, word order, and punctuation correctly.

Sometimes accurate

Speaker has some problems with language usage in communication.

Seldom Accurate

 

Speaker makes a significant number of errors in language usage.

 

Fluency

 

 

Fluent

Speaker speaks clearly without hesitation. Pronunciation and intonation sound natural.

 

 

Moderately fluent

Speaker has few problems with hesitation, pronunciation and/or intonation.

 

Somewhat fluent

Speaker has some problems with hesitation, pronunciation and/or intonation.

 

Not fluent

Speaker hesitates frequently and struggles with  pronunciation and intonation.

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