SECOND GRADE HOLISTIC WRITING RUBRIC
Writing is on topic and interesting. The writing flows from beginning to
middle to end. The writing creates emotion in the reader. Writing
generally shows accuracy in punctuation and capitalization. It also
demonstrates knowledge of sound-letter correspondence and spelling rules;
errors do not interfere with understanding.
Writing is on topic. There is a beginning, middle, and end. The writing
holds the reader's attention. There may be surface feature errors, but they
don't interfere with understanding.
Writing is generally on topic. There is an attempt at sequencing or
development of thoughts. Sentences may be simple or incomplete
with limited vocabulary. Surface feature errors may make understanding
Writing may show little or no development of the topic or may be
too limited in length. There is an attempt to get words and/or sentences on
paper. Written vocabulary is limited. Writing shows little or no use of