Email Writing Rubric

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Email Header

Email has no heading

Email has incomplete heading; missing the address or date. Email has complete heading, but missing appropriate punctuation. Email has a complete address and date with proper punctuation
Salutation
Email has no salutation Attempts salutation, missing title, proper punctuation Has salutation, but missing proper punctuation

Complete salutation.

Body
Email has no organized paragraphs. Email has a body of one or more organized paragraphs and these paragraphs are not indented. Email has a body of one organized paragraph and this paragraph is indented. Email has a body of two or more organized paragraphs and each paragraph is indented.

Closing

Email has no closing.

Email has incorrect closing.

Email has appropriate closing, but missing proper punctuation.

Email has complete appropriate closing.

Signature
Email has no typed signature. Email has incorrect project signature. Email has appropriate typed project signature, but missing proper punctuation. Email has appropriate typed project signature.
Mechanics
Email has four or more spelling errors and/or grammatical errors. Email has three misspellings and/or grammatical errors. Email has no more than two misspellings and/or grammatical errors. Email has no misspellings or grammatical errors

Typing Skills

Email has many typing errors.

Email has three or more typing errors.

Email has no more than two typing errors.

Email has no typing errors.

Total
A = 20-21
B = 18-19 C = 16-17 D = 14-15 F = 0-13

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Created for the Fermilab LInC program sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Education Office and Friends of Fermilab, and funded by United States Department of Energy, Illinois State Board of Education, North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium which is operated by North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL), and the National Science Foundation.

Author(s): Ronda Larson-Dranter (rlarson-dranter@oakwood.s-cook.k12.il.us) Mary A.Warren (mwarren@enc.k12.il.us)
School: Old Quarry Middle School, Lemont, IL (http://www.sd113.s-cook.k12.il.us/oq/oqindex.html)
Created: March 12 - Updated: March 13, 2001
URL: http://www-ed.fnal.gov/lincon/w01/projects/library/letterubric.html