Fans of this blog know that the most recent version of PARCC writing rubrics emerged on July 29, 2014 and I blogged about them here. As you may have also noticed, their verbiage is a bit clumsy/wordy. Today I streamlined them to make them more user-friendly.
Note: Other than removing superfluous words and the phrase “appropriate to the task” (which seems redundant), I’ve kept the content intact. I also converted the PDFs to Word documents (Thank you, Nitro!), so if you want to re-tweak them yourself, you can.
Here they are:
(PS: Thanks to my friends at Camden’s Promise Charter School for inspiring this effort!)
***PLEASE NOTE: Check out TLC “PARCC Prep” page for the most current information I have on PARCC preparation.