HHOF Education Program — Writing Challenge: Evaluation Ruberic
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Your student's response will be evaluated by the Hockey Hall of Fame Education Committee
and The Canadian Safe School Network using the following Evaluation Rubric which is based
on the Ontario Ministry of Education guideline expectations for the grade level.

You may wish to use the following Evaluation Rubric to grade your students'
submission in order to select a class finalist.

Evaluation Item Components Score
Topic Sentence
  • Introduction
  • Clear purpose
  • Effective opening
  • Captures interest
  • /3
    Summary Sentence
  • Closing
  • Conclusive
  • Interesting
  • Effective
  • /3
    Title
  • Effective
  • Interesting
  • /2
    Mechanics of Writing
  • Spelling
  • Capitalization - punctuation
  • Grammar usage
  • Sentence/phrase structures
  • Paragraphing
  • /10
    Thought Development
  • Creativity
  • Necessary details to fully develop ideas
  • Descriptive details
  • /5
    Vocabulary
  • Vivid
  • Appropriate
  • Effective
  • Interesting
  • /5
    Coherence
  • Logical sentence flow
  • Natural professional thought
  • /5
    Unity
  • One main theme/topic
  • All paragraphs/verses relate to this one theme/topic
  • /5
    Creativity/Stylistic
  • Originality in thought
  • Perceptive unique ideas
  • Effective writing styles
  • Unique handling of subject/topic
  • Interesting topic
  • Interesting format
  • /12
    FINAL GRADE /50