Rubric for the Persuasive Essay

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Introductory Paragraph = 20 points possible

Indent Expected, if you don’t do it, minus 5
General Statement/First  Sentence 3
Second Sentence about First Talking Point 3
Third Sentence about Second Talking Point 3
Fourth Sentence about Third Talking Point 3
Thesis 5
Spelling and Grammar 3
Points Earned

First Body Paragraph = 20 points possible

Indent Expected, if you don’t do it, minus 5.
Topic Sentence about 1st Point 3
First Supporting Sentence to add detail 3
Second Supporting Sentence to add detail 3
Third Supporting Sentence to add detail 3
Add a quote from a source and give author credit 5
Spelling and Grammar 3
Points Earned:

FLIP OVER

Second Body Paragraph = 20 points possible

Indent Expected, if you don’t, minus 5
Topic Sentence to Introduce Second Talking Point 3
Supporting Sentence 1 to Add Detail 3
Supporting Sentence 2 to Add Detail 3
Supporting Sentence 3 to Add Detail 3
Add a quote from a source and give author credit 5
Spelling and Grammar 3
Points Earned:

Third Body Paragraph = 20 Points Possible

Indent Expected, if you don’t, Minus 5
Topic Sentence to Introduce Talking Point #3  Include a Counter Argument 10
Supporting Sentence 1 to add detail 2
Supporting Sentence 2 to add detail 2
Supporting Sentence 3 to add detail 2
Spelling and Grammar  up to 5
Points Earned:

Conclusion/The Last Paragraph = 20 points Possible

Indent Expected, if you don’t do it, minus 5
Transition and leading sentence 7
Wrap up Point 1 3
Wrap up Point 2 3
Wrap up Point 3 3
Re-state thesis but word it differently. Take your final stand on the issue. 4
Points Earned
FINAL SCORE:

 

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