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TIED WRITING ASSIGNMENT

Question: What is one major theme of Part Time Indian? Please use the TIED model
paragraph and rubric to explain your answer.
Sources to identify major themes:
Previous classwork and today`s classwork
The homework assignments (identifying social stereotypes of Native Americans
and Teenagers).
Classroom discussion
Categories
for Writing
Assignment
(TIED
MODEL)
Topic
Sentence
Must be
highlighted
in YELLOW
to receive
full credit.

Introduction
to Evidence

Must be
highlighted
in BLUE to
receive full
credit

Student
clearly
stated a
claim that
acted as a
statement.
The topic
sentence
was within
one
sentence.
The student
explained
their reason
for the
claim.

Student
used
transition
words such
as For
example,
For
instance.
The student
clearly

The student
identifies a
position, but it is
not in the form
of a statement.
The topic
sentence was
within one
sentence.
The student
needed to push
their
explanation for
why they took
up the position
they did.

The student
does not use
transition words
at the beginning
of the sentence.
The student
identifies how
they are using
the quote to
match their

The
student
identifies a
position,
but not in
the form of
a
statement.
The topic
sentence is
not within
one
sentence.
The
student`s
claim
needs work
to show a
clear
match
between
their
position
and
rationale.
The
student
fails to use
transition
words.
The
introductio
n to the
quote is of
from the

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identifies
how they
are using
the quote
to match
their claim.

Evidence
(Quote and
Page)

Must be
highlighted
in PINK to
receive full
credit.

Discussion of
Evidence

Must be
highlighted
in Green to
receive full
credit.

claim.

The student
identifies
the quote
and page.
The student
use proper
quotations.
There is 1
quote.

The student
explains
within 1-2
sentences
the
relevance
of the
quote and
follows the
quote in
structure.
The student
identifies
how the

meaning
behind the
quote.

The student
identifies a
quote, but does
not display a
page #.
The student
uses proper
quotation.
There is a 1
quote.

The student
explains within 1
sentence the
relevance of the
quote.
The student
does not
demonstrate a
clear connection
between the
quote and claim

The
student
identifies a
quote, but
not a page
#.
The
student
does not
use proper
quotation.
The
student
does not
give clear
evidence
to how the
claim
connects to
the quote
within 1
sentence.

*** A student will receive a 0 in any of the four categories if the


student fails to display any attempt to format their writing to fit the
expectation of that specific category.

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TEACHER`S NOTICE & FOCUS

GRADE (Out of 16):

/16

SELF ASSESSMENT (Out of 16):

/16

Please use this area (and extra paper if needed) to explain why you gave
yourself the grade you did. Be sure to explain how your writing fits a
specific grade of each category.