Scoring Rubric for Reader’s Notebook
Notebooks are to be graded “holistically”
Circle one: First CheckSecond Check Third Check Fourth Check
Generously exceedsrequirementsSeveral superior entriesConsistently “quality”workMeets or exceedsminimum requirementsSeveral very goodentriesConsistently“satisfactory” workMeets all requirementsGenerally “satisfactory”workSome less successfulentriesFalls short of meetingrequirements (missingseveral required entries)Some satisfactory workMany “perfunctory”entriesFar from meetingrequirements (missingan excessive number of required entries)Mostly “perfunctory”work
Interesting mix of strategies/Good use of a variety of response techniquesfrom reflection entriesMix of strategies/responsetechniques fromreflection entries.Few strategies/responsetechniques from reflectionentries.Only perfunctoryresponse techniquesfrom reflection entriesIncomplete“Simplistic”Use of only oneresponsetechnique/strategy
Quality of Response
Thorough responsesthat consistentlydemonstrateconsiderablethoughtfulness, insight,connections andanalysis. Thorough responsesthat frequentlydemonstratethoughtfulness, insight,connections andanalysis.Some responsesdemonstratethoughtfulness, insight,connections and analysis.Minimal responsesdemonstratethoughtfulness, insight,connections andanalysis.Missing or minimalthoughtfulness, insight,connections andanalysis.
Consistent use of detailsfrom the text to supportresponses.Frequent use of detailsfrom the text to supportresponses.Occasional use of detailsfrom the text to supportresponses.Minimal use of detailsfrom the text to supportresponses.Minimal, incomplete ormissing details from thetext to supportresponses.
Consistently creative,interesting organizationand appearance of notebook. Entries areclearly marked in Tableof Contents, on entrypages, and dated.Evident care fororganization andappearance of notebook. A majority of entries are clearlymarked in Table of Contents, on entrypages, and dated.Satisfactory appearanceand organization of notebook. Some entriesare clearly marked in Table of Contents, onentry page, and dated.Shows minimal effort infinal appearance andorganization. Entriesare not neat or clearlymarked in Table of Contents, on entrypage, and dated.Little care evident infinal appearance andorganization of notebook.