Tasks will be evaluated according to the rubric below. Good luck!
|Letter Parts||Has three or less letter parts.||Has four of the five letter parts.||Has date, greeting, body, closing and signature.||Has a heading, greeting, body, closing, and signature.|
|Presentation||Margins are present on all four sides. Spacing has four or more errors.||Margins are present on all four sides. Spacing has 1-3 errors.||Margins are present on all four sides. Text is not centered. Spacing follows correct friendly letter format.||Margins are present on all four sides and text is visually centered on top and bottom. Spacing follows correct friendly letter format with spaces between paragraphs.|
|Conventions||Punctuation, spelling, and grammar significantly distract the reader. There are more than ten errors.||Punctuation, spelling, and grammar slightly distract the reader. There are ten errors or less.||Very good punctuation, spelling, and grammar with less then seven errors.||Excellent punctuation, spelling, and grammar with less than five errors.|
|Content||Message is not focused. Ideas wander. The reader may have to infer at times.||Message is mostly clear. Letter is one paragraph in length.||Message is clear. Letter is two paragraphs.||Message stated is clear, precise, and shows insight. Letter is three or more paragraphs. Letter encourages a response from the reader.|