A Compare/Contrast Essay Rubric - From The Mining Co.

Evaluation Rubric
For a Compare/Contrast Essay

Date:_________Class___Writer: ________________

Title: ________________________________________
Rating Scale:1 to 5. 1=very weak, 2=weak, 3=okay, 4=very good, 5=super

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Criteria

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Comments

1

Opening catches reader's interest.

 

 

2

Thesis states topics and the main idea.

 

 

3

Features or subjects are discussed in the same order.

 

 

4

Order in which features are discussed is logical.

 

 

5

Specific examples are used to support ideas.

 

 

6

Wording and ideas are fresh and interesting.

 

 

7

Compare/contrast clue words are used.

 

 

8

Grammar

 

 

9

Spelling

 

 

10

Capitalization

 

 

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