Five Traits Rubric

For any official writing assignment, I recommend you use the following guideline of the five traits Rubric to write your essays or even posting assignments:

Your writing is evaluated based on the following traits:

1. Development of Ideas – Be sure to answer all these questions when developing your ideas: 2. Conventions– Here are some questions on some typical writing conventions:

3. Organization – It is important to organize your writing in a logical manner: Introduction, Body, and Conclusion. Answer these questions about organization:

4. Voice – How do you evaluate voice in your writing? Consider the following questions:

5. Focus and Coherence – This trait is particularly important in selling and marketing your ideas. Answer these questions: