The short essay under discussion" School Uniforms Should Not Be Required" can be analysed using Toulmin's method, to verify the arguments and consider improvements which would have made the Argumentative Writing Grading Rubric Student Name: Period: Final Score: 24 Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Approaching Expectations Does Not Meet Expectations a. Introduce precise claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and Inform students that they will practice identifying the parts of a Toulmin argument by reading the article, The Case Against High School Sports.
Pass out the article. Either read the article to students and pause to discuss what the writer is doing and saying or have students read the article by themselves.
Rubric for the Assessment of the Argumentative Essay. Points Earned: 4. 3. 2. 1: INTRODUCTION accurate and clear; there is an occasional use of" you" in the essay, indicating a lack of revision or control. Some unclear or confused sentences; the writer shifts person throughout the essay or uses" you" and" I" frequently. Lisa Yokana recently shared a useful rubric in her post on" Creating an Authentic Maker Education Rubric.
" As this post was making the rounds on social media, Edutopia staff received a number of requests to distribute a modifiable version of her sample maker rubric that educators could adjust to the Arugment Essay Rubric Most sentences are complete, accurate and clear; there is an occasional use of" you" in the essay, indicating a lack of revision or control.
Some unclear or confused sentences; the writer shifts person throughout the essay or uses" you" and" I" frequently. Instead of holding a mock town hall meeting, students could write a Toulminstyle argumentative essay about the case for keeping high schools sports in the education system. This would still allow students to play devils advocate with the article, The Case Against High School Sports.
ideas in essay; clear structure which enhances and showcases the central idea or theme and moves the reader through the text. Organization flows so smoothly the reader hardly thinks about it. Effective, mature, graceful transitions