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CORE California Office to Reform Education
2014

1st grade California Common Core Standards (CCSS) opinion writing rubric including focuses on organization and support, conventions of grammar and usage, and conventions of punctuation, capitalization, and spelling.

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1st Grade CCSS Opinion Writing Rubric

Score

Focus: Explanatory/Informative

CCSS W.2

Organization and Support

CCSS W.2

Conventions of Grammar and Usage

CCSS: L.1b,c and j

Conventions of Punctuation, Capitalization, and Spelling CCSS: L.2a-e

4

 

Responds skillfully with all statements related to the prompt

 

Demonstrates a strong understanding of topic/text

 

Organizes ideas and information into paragraph structure using a clear topic sentence, facts, and definitions, and concluding sentence

 

Uses inking words to connect ideas

 

Develops the topic skillfully with facts and definitions

 

Uses common, proper, possessive, and collective nouns correctly

 

Uses verb tenses and plural nouns correctly, including irregular forms

 

Produces, expands and rearranges simple and compound sentences

 

Capitalize first word in a sentence, “I”, proper nouns, and titles correctly; no misuse of capitalization

 

Uses commas, apostrophes, and end punctuation correctly all the time

 

Applies conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and irregular sight words

 

Spells with learned spelling patterns untaught words.

3

 

 

Responds with all statement related to the prompt

 

Demonstrates an understanding of the topic/text

 

 

 

Organizes ideas and information into paragraph structure using a clear topic sentence, facts, and a sense of closure

 

Develops the topic with facts

 

 

 

Uses common, proper, and possessive, nouns correctly

Uses singular and plural nouns with correctly matching verbs.

Produces correct simple and compound sentences

 

 

 

Capitalize first word in a sentence, “I”, proper nouns correctly; no misuse of capitalization

 

Uses commas in a series and with a conjunction correctly; uses end punctuation correctly

 

Applies conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and frequently occurring irregular verbs

 

Spells untaught words phonetically

 

Score

Focus: Explanatory/Informative

CCSS W.1

Organization and Support

CCSS W.1

Conventions of Grammar and Usage

CCSS: L.1b,c and j

Conventions of Punctuation, Capitalization, and Spelling CCSS: L.2a-e

2

Responds with most statements, related to the prompt

 

Demonstrates a basic understanding of the topic/text

Organizes ideas and information into an incomplete paragraph structure using a clear topic sentence, facts, and a sense of closure

 

Develops the topic with limited facts

 

Uses common, proper, and possessive, nouns correctly

 

Uses some singular and plural nouns with correctly matching verbs.

 

Produces mostly correct simple and compound sentences

Capitalizes first word in a sentence, “I”, and some proper nouns correctly; some misuse of capitalization

 

Uses commas, apostrophes, and end punctuation correctly some of the time

 

Applies conventional spelling for most consonant and  short vowel sounds

 

Spells simple words phonetically

1

Responds with some statements related to the prompt

 

Demonstrates little understanding of the topic/text

Organizes ideas and information into an incomplete paragraph structure (e.g. missing sense of closure

 

Develops the topic with few limited facts

 

Uses few common, proper, and possessive, nouns correctly

 

Uses few singular and plural nouns with correctly matching verbs.

 

Produces mostly incorrect simple and compound sentences

Does not capitalize first word in a sentence, “I”, and some misuses proper nouns correctly; misuse of capitalization

 

Uses commas, apostrophes, and end punctuation correctly infrequently

 

Infrequently applies conventional spelling for most consonant and short vowel sounds

 

Misspells simple words phonetically

0

Responds with no statements related to the prompt

 

Demonstrates no understanding of the topic/text

Organizes with no evidence of paragraph structure

 

Uses few to no facts

 

Does not use common, proper, and possessive, nouns correctly

Uses no singular and plural nouns with correctly matching verbs.

 

Produces incorrect simple and compound sentences

Does not capitalize first word in a sentence, “I”, and frequently misuses proper nouns correctly; misuse of capitalization

 

Does not use commas, apostrophes, and end punctuation correctly

 

Does not apply conventional spelling for most consonant and short vowel sounds

 

Does not spell simple words phonetically

 


1st Grade CCSS Opinion Writing Rubric

Score

Focus: Opinion

CCSS W.1

Organization and Support

CCSS W.1

Conventions of Grammar and Usage

CCSS: L.1b,c and j

Conventions of Punctuation, Capitalization, and Spelling CCSS: L.2a-e

4

 

Responds skillfully with all statements related to the prompt

 

States an opinion that demonstrates a deep understanding of a literary work

 

Introduces the title of the text and states a strong opinion

 

Supplies multiple reasons to support the opinion

 

Provides a concluding statement.

 

Uses linking word(s) to connect opinion and reasons

 

Supports opinion(s) with facts and details about the text

 

 

Uses common, proper, possessive, and collective nouns correctly

 

Uses verb tenses and plural nouns correctly, including irregular forms

 

Produces, expands and rearranges simple and compound sentences

 

Capitalize first word in a sentence, “I”, proper nouns, and titles correctly; no misuse of capitalization

 

Uses commas, apostrophes, and end punctuation correctly all the time

 

Applies conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and irregular sight words

 

Spells with learned spelling patterns untaught words.

3

 

 

Responds with all statements related to the prompt

 

States an opinion that demonstrates an understanding of a literary work

 

 

 

Introduces the title of the text and states a clear opinion

 

Supplies a reason to support the opinion

 

Provides some sense of closure

 

Supports opinion with a reason from the text

 

 

Uses common, proper, and possessive, nouns correctly

Uses singular and plural nouns with correctly matching verbs.

Produces correct simple and compound sentences

 

 

 

Capitalize first word in a sentence, “I”, proper nouns correctly; no misuse of capitalization

 

Uses commas in a series and with a conjunction correctly; uses end punctuation correctly

 

Applies conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and frequently occurring irregular verbs

 

Spells untaught words phonetically

 


Score

Focus: Opinion

CCSS W.1

Organization and Support

CCSS W.1

Conventions of Grammar and Usage

CCSS: L.1b,c and j

Conventions of Punctuation, Capitalization, and Spelling CCSS: L.2a-e

2

Responds with most statements related to the prompt

 

States an opinion that demonstrates limited understanding of literary work

Introduces the title of the text and states an unclear opinion

 

Supplies a reason that does not support the opinion

 

Attempts some sense of closure

 

Supports opinion with inaccurate or irrelevant reason

 

Uses common, proper, and possessive, nouns correctly

 

Uses some singular and plural nouns with correctly matching verbs.

 

Produces mostly correct simple and compound sentences

Capitalizes first word in a sentence, “I”, and some proper nouns correctly; some misuse of capitalization

 

Uses commas, apostrophes, and end punctuation correctly some of the time

 

Applies conventional spelling for most consonant and  short vowel sounds

 

Spells simple words phonetically

1

Responds with few statements related to the prompt

 

Demonstrates little understanding of the literary work

Does not introduce the title of the book and opinion is limited

 

Supplies a limited reason that does not support the opinion

 

A limited attempt to provide some sense of closure

 

Supports opinion inaccurately

Uses few common, proper, and possessive, nouns correctly

 

Uses few singular and plural nouns with correctly matching verbs.

 

Produces mostly incorrect simple and compound sentences

Does not capitalize first word in a sentence, “I”, and some misuses proper nouns correctly; misuse of capitalization

 

Uses commas, apostrophes, and end punctuation correctly infrequently

 

Infrequently applies conventional spelling for most consonant and short vowel sounds

 

Misspells simple words phonetically

0

Responds with no statements related to the prompt

 

Demonstrates no understanding of the literary work

Does not introduce the title of the book and opinion is missing

 

Does not support an opinion

 

Does not provide a sense of closure

Does not use common, proper, and possessive, nouns correctly

Uses no singular and plural nouns with correctly matching verbs.

 

Produces incorrect simple and compound sentences

Does not capitalize first word in a sentence, “I”, and frequently misuses proper nouns correctly; misuse of capitalization

 

Does not use commas, apostrophes, and end punctuation correctly

 

Does not apply conventional spelling for most consonant and short vowel sounds

 

Does not spell simple words phonetically

 

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