Scoring Rubric for Reader’s Notebook

A 90-100 B 80-89 Meets or exceeds minimum requirements Several very good entries Consistently “satisfactory” work Mix of strategies/response techniques from reflection entries. C 70-79 Meets all requirements Generally “satisfactory” work Some less successful entries Few strategies/response techniques from reflection entries. D 60-69 Falls short of meeting requirements (missing several required entries) Some satisfactory work Many “perfunctory” entries Only perfunctory response techniques from reflection entries F 60> Far from meeting requirements (missing an excessive number of required entries) Mostly “perfunctory” work Incomplete “Simplistic” Use of only one response technique/strategy Missing or minimal thoughtfulness, insight, connections and analysis.

Overall Requireme nts

Generously exceeds requirements Several superior entries Consistently “quality” work Interesting mix of strategies/ Good use of a variety of response techniques from reflection entries Thorough responses that consistently demonstrate considerable thoughtfulness, insight, connections and analysis. Consistent use of details from the text to support responses.

Creativity and Expression Quality of Response

Thorough responses that frequently demonstrate thoughtfulness, insight, connections and analysis. Frequent use of details from the text to support responses.

Some responses demonstrate thoughtfulness, insight, connections and analysis.

Minimal responses demonstrate thoughtfulness, insight, connections and analysis. Minimal use of details from the text to support responses.

Detailed Responses

Occasional use of details from the text to support responses.

Minimal, incomplete or missing details from the text to support responses. Little care evident in final appearance and organization of notebook.

Organizati on and Appearanc e

Consistently creative, interesting organization and appearance of notebook. Entries are clearly marked in Table of Contents, on entry pages, and dated.

Evident care for organization and appearance of notebook. A majority of entries are clearly marked in Table of Contents, on entry pages, and dated.

Satisfactory appearance and organization of notebook. Some entries are clearly marked in Table of Contents, on entry page, and dated.

Shows minimal effort in final appearance and organization. Entries are not neat or clearly marked in Table of Contents, on entry page, and dated.

Notebooks are to be graded “holistically”

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