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Page history last edited by Lisa Cassetty 9 years, 2 months ago

All portfolio writing pieces are graded by the Vermont Department of Education rubrics. These rubrics, along with examples of scored work, can be found by going to the Vermont D.O.E. website:



You can easily download or print the individual rubrics from the state website. Here are the links for the writing that we will be working on in 8th grade:


Writing Conventions: http://education.vermont.gov/new/pdfdoc/pgm_curriculum/literacy/writing/benchmarks/convention_rubrics/grades_5_and_8.pdf


Procedure: http://education.vermont.gov/new/pdfdoc/pgm_curriculum/literacy/writing/benchmarks/grade_8/grade_8_1_10_procedure.pdf


Persuasive: http://education.vermont.gov/new/pdfdoc/pgm_curriculum/literacy/writing/benchmarks/grade_8/grade_8_1_11_persuasive.pdf


Personal Essay:  http://education.vermont.gov/new/pdfdoc/pgm_curriculum/literacy/writing/benchmarks/grade_8/grade_8_1_12_personal.pdf




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