Name: _______________________

Personal Narratives Student Generated Rubric

Outcomes Not Yet Meets Standards Exceeds Standards Comments
Create
Produce or
develop a
product for
expression.
__ Student expresses
herself in writing about a
particular
moment/memory/experie
nce in her life.




__ Student’s narrative
provides a setting, plot,
and conflict to create a
narrative structure.


__ The narrative includes
6 different narrative
techniques and figurative
languages to creatively
describe and SHOW the
memory.



__ Student will craft the
message so that it won’t
be too obvious.


__ Student expresses
herself in writing about
a specific, deeply
meaningful, and
personal
moment/memory/experi
ence in her life.

__ Student’s narrative
has a clear and smooth
structure that includes
setting, plot, conflict.

__ The narrative
includes >6 (more than
6) different narrative
techniques and
figurative languages to
help the reader imagine
and visualize the
writer’s experience.

__ Student’s ideas and
context are clearly
understood by the
reader, but the reader
can also interpret his/her
own meaning from the
writer’s narrative.

Plan
Make
deliberate
plans,
reflect, and
persevere in

__ Student brainstorms
ideas and periodically
self-reflects to develop
one chosen idea into a
narrative.
__ Student brainstorms
ideas and frequently
self-reflects to develop
one chosen idea into a
meaningful narrative.

order to
achieve
goals.


__ Student submits 2
drafts that show
improvement in
meaning, purpose,
editing, grammar, clarity.




__ Student will give and
receive respectful and
constructive feedback
from family and friends.





__ Student submits other
required portfolio
evidences (neighborhood
map, 5 brainstormed
ideas, self-and-peer
edited checklists, final
copy of personal
narrative) generally.on
time, with no more than
2 inconsistencies with
keeping due dates.

__ Student submits
more than 2 drafts that
show significant
improvement in
clarifying meaning,
strong purpose, editing,
grammar.


__ Students will give
constructive feedback to
peers and will,
themselves, consider
and incorporate their
peers’ feedbacks during
the revision process.


__ Student submits ALL
portfolio evidences on
time without any
lateness or
inconsistencies with
keeping due dates.
Be Precise
Accurately
represent
language.
__ Student demonstrates
understanding of
standard punctuation
rules, spelling, and
grammar usage. Some
mistakes are OK as long
as the the reader is not
distracted or confused by
the errors.


__Student demonstrates
understanding of
narrative techniques and
figurative languages
__ Student demonstrates
solid and consistent
understanding of
standard punctuation
rules, correct spelling
and grammar usage
throughout the narrative.



__Student demonstrates
a wide-range
understanding of
narrative techniques and
figurative languages to



__ Student adds some
transitions to connect
paragraph to paragraph,
thereby sticking to
narrative topic.

bring the narrative to
life.

__ Student adds clear
and effective transitions
from paragraph to
paragraph, thereby
sticking to the narrative
topic.