Student-friendly Writing Rubrics

11 x 17 traits assessment sheet ~ this link has two pages. One is set up with 24 rows for a primary class and the other has 30 rows for intermediate students.  By assessing a piece of writing and filling out this profile sheet, the next steps needed by students will become apparent.

If all areas seem to need attention, please think of the ideas trait as representing the heart of any piece of writing, so begin there. There are fabulous writing resources from which to find student-friendly, explicit mini-lessons geared toward the needs of your students.