WP Rubric

Tracy Coskie's WP Rubric
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Observation and Analysis of the Literacy Environment

[WP Portion of the Rubric]

This rubric was developed using the campus-wide expectations for writing proficiency.  It is also designed to address the Teacher Education Program standards for Elementary Education’s portfolio assessment system.

Rhetorical Knowledge:

Understands and addresses the needs of the rhetorical situation and purpose

TEP Standard 6

Communication and Technology

[WWU WP Expectation]

·       Demonstrates limited knowledge of audience

·       Does not maintain use of appropriate voice, tone, and level of formality throughout

·       Demonstrates some knowledge of audience

·       Mostly maintains use of appropriate voice, tone, and level of formality throughout

 

·       Demonstrates clear knowledge of audience

·       Consistently maintains use of appropriate voice, tone, and level of formality throughout

Critical Reasoning:

Arranges a logically connected composition according to purpose, reader, and genre expectations

TEP Standard 6

Communication and Technology

[WWU Expectation for WP]

·       Struggles to articulate a significant individual perspective, based on evidence from multiple sources

·       Presents a confused line of reasoning to explain and illustrate own perspective

·       Inappropriately evaluates, chooses, and integrates ideas from others into one’s own perspective

 

·        Mostly develops and articulates a significant individual perspective, based on evidence from multiple sources

·       Articulates a somewhat clear line of reasoning to explain and illustrate own perspective

·       Mostly appropriately evaluates, chooses, and integrates ideas from others into one’s own perspective

 

·       Develops and articulates a significant individual perspective, based on evidence from multiple sources

·       Articulates a clear line of reasoning to explain and illustrate own perspective

·       Appropriately evaluates, chooses, and integrates ideas from others into one’s own perspective

 

Composing Process:

Implements a range of writing strategies throughout the writing process

TEP Standard 6

Communication and Technology

[WWU Expectation for WP]

·       Demonstrates limited ability to re-think/develop ideas over time/drafts

·      Does not engage or consider other readers’ responses in revising/ editing own work

·       Inaccurately assesses effectiveness of one’s own process and product

·        Demonstrates some ability to re-think/develop ideas over time/drafts

·      Appropriately engages and considers other readers’ responses in revising/ editing own work

·       Mostly accurately assesses effectiveness of one’s own process and product

·       Demonstrates an ability to re-think/develop ideas over time/drafts

·      Thoughtfully engages and considers other readers’ responses in revising/ editing own work

·       Accurately assesses effectiveness of one’s own process and product

Conventions:

Knows and applies conventions of standard edited English

TEP Standard 6

Communication and Technology

[WWU Expectation for WP]

·       Demonstrates limited ability to eliminate errors of grammar, spelling, and punctuation

·       Does not use a reader-friendly or genre appropriate format for text and visuals

·       Misses or inaccurately documents ideas and cites sources according to APA conventions

·       Demonstrates ability to eliminate most errors of grammar, spelling, and punctuation

·       Attempts to use a reader-friendly, genre appropriate format for text and visuals

·       Accurately documents ideas and cites sources according to APA conventions

·      Demonstrates ability to thoroughly eliminate errors of grammar, spelling, and punctuation

·       Uses a reader-friendly, genre appropriate format for text and visuals

·       Accurately and completely documents ideas and cites sources according to APA conventions

 

Consultation Times

Carmen Werder, WIS Director, is available for individual, small group or departmental consultations on any topic related to writing instruction and assessment as well as to consult on expectations for Writing Proficiency courses. 

To set up an appointment contact Carmen at (360) 650-7329 or at Carmen.Werder@wwu.edu.