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Rubric for Newspaper Article Name: Garrett

Grading Area
4 3 2 1 0
Content
This article is written with an
interesting hook to bring the reader into
the story.
Takes a strong, well-defined position;
presents appropriate reasons, supporting
details and historical facts.
This story contains a considerable
amount of relevant background
information about the issue.
Headline strongly supports your iew
of the eents.
This article is written with an
interesting hook to bring the reader
into the story.
Takes a clear position; presents
appropriate reasons, supporting
details and facts.
This story contains some
background information about the
issue being debated.
Headline moderately supports
your iew of the eents.
This article is written with a
hook but it needs to be more
interesting.
!osition not clearly stated;
gies unrelated, unsupported,
general statements, reasons and
details; minimal facts used.
This story contains ery little
background information about
the issue at hand.
Headline wealy supports your
iew of the eents.
This article is written with an
uninteresting lead which does not
encourage the reader to continue.
"oes not take a clear position;
ideas are undeeloped; no facts
or details support position.
This editorial does not
encourage the reader to continue.
Headline does not support your
iew of the eents.
No response or
response is
completely
incorrect.
!rgani"ation
"escriptions of eents are se#uenced
effectively; has strong introduction;
body is well deeloped; paragraphs are
logically structured; oerall structure is
ery effectie.
"escriptions of eents are
se#uenced somew#at effectively;
includes introduction; paragraphs
are well structured, but may hae
minor flaws; structure is generally
effectie.
"escriptions of eents are not
well se$uenced; introduction is
unclear or lacking; organi$ation
of paragraphs is flawed.
%tructure is largely unclear,
inappropriate, or lacking;
introduction is missing; there are
significant flaws in the
organi$ation of paragraphs.
%ec#anics
Accurate spelling, punctuation, and
grammar; aried sentence structure.
%ome minor spelling, punctuation,
or grammar errors; somewhat
aried sentence structure.
Careless spelling, punctuation,
or grammar errors; repetitie
sentence structure.
%ignificant spelling,
punctuation, or grammar errors;
poor sentence structure.
&ayout
Headline is larger than body
Neatly typed; proper letter format and
proper spacing.
Headline can be better focused;
Neatly typed, but can hae better
formatting and spacing.
Headline is improperly placed
&ormat detracts from easily
reading article.
No Headline;
"ifficult to read: is not properly
formatted.
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.reat work .arrett; this was a thoroughly en/oyable read and something that you would see within a newspaper. 0t was well
structured, with great insight on what was occurring and good use of formal language. 1ust remember names hae capital2s
otherwise great work, keep it up