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D300 Freshman English- Semester 1 Summative

____________________ Period:_______

Name:

Close Reading Rubric

So what? How? Why?

What?

Close Reading Trait

Annotating:
highlighting,
underlining, notes &
questions in the
margins
(PLC add specific
details based on text
selections)

Effective
(Grades,
Points,
Percentages,
etc. based
on PLC)

Competent

Limited

Inadequate

Significant,
thorough
annotations

Significant
but less
thorough
annotations

Vague or
inconsistent
annotations

Unclear, offtopic, and/or


minimal
annotations

Textual evidence:
purposeful words,
phrases, and full
quotations from given
text
(PLC add specific
details based on text
selections)

Apt &
specific;
properly
cited

Sufficient
but less
specific (too
brief/too
long);
properly
cited

Vague,
generalized
and/ or
minimal;
improper
citation

Inadequate,
slight,
misconstrued
, or absent;
missing
citation

Analysis &
explanation: relates
and develops specific
evidence to support
analysis

Compelling
analysis
thorough
and
perceptive

Reasonable
analysis
less
thorough or
convincing

Plausible
analysis
superficial,
vague, or
illogical

Inadequate
analysis
partial,
unconvincing
, or irrelevant

Point/Purpose:
communicates insight
about purpose of
passage, drawing

Perceptive,
compelling

Reasonable,
convincing

Superficial or
generalized

Oversimplifie
d,
misconstrued
, or absent

D300 Freshman English- Semester 1 Summative


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Effective

Now what?

So what? How? Why?

What?

Speaking/Listening
Trait

(Grades,
Points,
Percentages,
etc. based on
PLC)

Name:

Competent

Limited

Inadequate

Quantity: number of
purposeful attempts
to develop dialogue

Comments
consistently
and

Comments
sporadically
but

Comments
No
minimally or engagement
dominates
in discussion

Quality of textual
support and
questions:
demonstrate listening
and responding to

Develops
points
thoroughly and
uses specific
textual

Develops
points and
references
textual
support;

Restating
the text;
echoing
comments
of others

Does not
attempt to
use text as
support;
does not ask

Synthesis of
discussion:
communicates insight
about texts, ideas,

Reaches
greater insight
about purpose
and meaning

Attempts to
develop
ideas about
purpose to

Superficial
or
generalized
attempts at

Does not
attempt to
reach insight
regarding

Evidence of
Listening

Recalls and
responds to
specific
comments of
peers during
discussion;
reflection;

Recalls and
responds to
specific
comments
of peers
during
reflection;

Responds to
comments
of peers
through
reflection;
body
language

Does not
attempt to
demonstrate
any listening
traits

Verbal
acknowledgement of
peers comments
during discussion
Written response to

Socratic Seminar Rubric