Nearing Abi-level work (5-6 points)

Publisher
· The writers statements show depth of understanding, are insightful, and are based on a solid knowledge of the topic.
· The writer thoroughly addresses all aspects described in the writing assignment.
· The information is presented in a logical way; ideas are clearly developed and supported with relevant passages from the text.
· The writer makes very few, if any, grammatical errors and avoids basic grammar mistakes completely; verb tenses are used correctly. The writer uses consistently correct word order and varies sentence structure and length.
· The writer correctly uses accurate and descriptive vocabulary.
· The writer actively communicates his/her ideas, concerns, needs, and questions with other contributors.

Reviser
· Publisher’s criteria, plus…
· The reviser significantly improves and enriches the quality of the initial writing by extending the writer’s thinking, expanding on important ideas/aspects, adding thoughtful content, and correcting inaccuracies.

Editor
· Publisher’s criteria plus…
· The writing is free of spelling and typing errors.
· The punctuation is correct.
· There are no obvious grammar errors in the text.
· The text is organized in paragraphs, each with a main idea and supporting details.
· The format is unified and pleasing to the eye.

In short, the final product…
· Fulfills all aspects of the assignment, shows clear understanding and depth of thought, has a logical structure, has almost completely correct grammar, has no spelling errors, and contains accurate and descriptive vocabulary.
· The History and Discussion tabs provide evidence of active and constructive teamwork.




Not yet nearing Abi-level work (3-4 points)

Publisher
· The writers statements show surface understanding and are based on a basic knowledge of the topic.
· The writer touches on all aspects described in the writing assignment.
· The information is not always presented in a logical way, it gets a bit mixed up at times; some ideas are well developed, others are not.
· The writer makes several grammatical errors, some are basic grammar mistakes (tenses, word order). The writer varies sentence structure and length.
· The writer correctly uses accurate vocabulary.
· The writer occasionally communicates his/her ideas, concerns, needs, and questions with other contributors.

Reviser
· Publisher’s criteria, plus…
· The reviser moderately improves the quality of the initial writing by adding missing content and correcting inaccuracies.

Editor
· Publisher’s criteria plus…
· The writing is free of spelling and typing errors.
· The basic punctuation is correct, though there are problems with commas and/or semicolons.
· There are few obvious grammar errors in the text.
· The text is organized in paragraphs, though the main idea is not always clear.
· The format is unified and pleasing to the eye.

In short, the final product…
· Touches on all aspects of the assignment, shows a basic understanding, has a mostly logical structure, has some grammar problems, has no spelling errors, and contains accurate vocabulary.
· The History and Discussion tabs provide some evidence of teamwork.



Abi-level work no where in sight (1-2 points)


Publisher
· The writer’s statements show a lack of understanding and are based on a shaky knowledge of the topic.
· The writer does not address all aspects described in the writing assignment.
· The information is confusing and does not seem to follow any logical structure; ideas are poorly developed and not supported.
· The writer makes repeated basic grammatical errors (tenses, word order, pronouns). The writer does not vary sentence structure or length.
· The writer uses inaccurate or incorrect vocabulary.
· The writer does not communicate his/her ideas, concerns, needs, and questions with other contributors.

Reviser
· Publisher’s criteria, plus…
· The reviser slightly improves the quality of the initial writing by adding and/or correcting content.

Editor
· Publisher’s criteria plus…
· The writing is not free of spelling and/or typing errors.
· The punctuation is problematic.
· There are obvious grammar errors in the text.
· The text is not organized in paragraphs, each with a main idea and supporting details.
· The format is not unified.

In short, the final product…
· Does not fulfill some aspects of the assignment, shows unclear understanding, lacks structure, has problematic grammar, has spelling errors, and contains vocabulary errors.
· The History and Discussion tabs do not provide evidence of teamwork.