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ENG4C

Triemstra
S
Snyder

Literature Circles Evaluation Rubric


Overall Expectations

Ins.

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Reading and Literature Studies (Whole Group Assessment)


B1 - Reading for Meaning: read and
demonstrate an understanding of a variety of
informational, literary and graphic texts, using a
range of strategies to construct meaning.

B2 - Understanding Form and Style:


recognize a variety of text forms, text features,
and stylistic elements and demonstrate
understanding of how they help communicate
meaning.
B3 - Reading with Fluency: use knowledge of
words and cueing systems to read fluently.

B4 - Reflecting on Skills and Strategies:


reflect on and identify their strengths as readers,
areas for improvement, and the strategies they
found most helpful before, during and after
reading.

Oral (Individual Assessment)


A1 - Listening to Understand: listen in order to
understand and respond appropriately in a
variety of situations for a variety of purposes.

A2 - Speaking to Communicate: use speaking


skills and strategies appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a
variety of purposes.

A3 - Reflecting on Skills and Strategies:


reflect on and identify their strengths as
listeners and speakers, areas for improvement,
and the strategies they fund most helpful in oral
communication situations.
Comments:

ENG4C

Triemstra
S
Snyder

Instructions
Each group is responsible for reading their short story and creating a presentation of materials that
they find. The groups are responsible for creating a 8-10 minute conversational presentation in which the
audience will be taking an active part.
Each group member will be assessed as a whole group, along with individual assessment.
Whole group - will be literary ideas, content ideas
Individual - will be length of time speaking, the content given
The Presentation Should Include:
Plot Chart with Explanation
Character Description/Analysis
Grand Questions
Connection between class work and short story
Conflict Representation
The Presentation May Include:
Any technological features (must be compatible with the technology in the classroom)
Props of any sort that connect to your story
You Will be Assessed On:
Quality of contributions to the literature circles as small group
Quality of contributions to the literature circles as large group
Quality of ideas presented
Quality of groups discussions
Quality of engagement of students in the classroom (have a hook to engage students)
Things to Consider
There will be no written content collected.
You may wish to hand in notes, but they will not be read by me as I will be looking for the
content to be presented while your group is speaking.