There is an opening paragraph that explains the position and explains briefly what the following arguments will be.
There is an opening paragraph that explains the position and clearly explains what the point of view is.
There is more than one opening sentence. The personal viewpoint is made more clear.
There is an opening sentence about a personal opinion ….
“I don’t think they should….”
Reasons & evidence to support your ideas
The writing gives information and evidence with each paragraph stating a point and giving reasons. Each paragraph leads from one point to the next.
The writing gives information in a planned way and includes some details about the position. It gives a personal viewpoint but does not give much evidence.
The writing gives a viewpoint and some evidence, but it might not be in any logical order.
The writing gives a viewpoint
The writing has different sentence openings, different sentence lengths and uses lots of different controlling linking words…similarly… finally… moreover… in fact… for example… It has lots of powerful verbs... believe… ruin
The persuasion is written in the present tense, with powerful examples and connectives like …. too… every… also…. however… although … on the other hand…
The persuasion is written in the present tense and uses some linking words like …. and… then...but…
The persuasion is written in the present tense and is written like speech. “It’s not fair…”
The closing statement is a good summary of each of the main points of the persuasion and ends the persuasion well.