Final Persuasive Rubric:
- Clear point of view with three or more clear reasons and examples to back it up.
- Bibliography included and in proper MLA format.
- Reliable and academic sources and facts that clearly relate to the topic.
- Paragraph format is clear and easy to read. Piece flows with good transitions.
- Interesting and original title. No conventional errors.
- Strong hook, thesis statement, and conclusion paragraph that includes a “call to action”.
- Paper is to the point and doesn’t make readers distracted.
- Strong sense of personal voice that livens the piece up so as not to bore the reader.
- Edited mechanics- punctuation, spelling, repeated word choice
Writing that makes an argument to support a particular point of view or position. The writer presents a clear stand or opinion, and then provides facts and data to support it. Examples of persuasive writing include: editorials, position papers, essays prepared for debate or speech.
Sources must be cited. Footnotes/works cited are not considered part of the word count.