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Short Story Rewrite Rubric

Outcomes : 1.1 examine the ideas of others in discussion to clarify and extend their own understanding
4 Student actively participated in group and class discussions. They not only gave their own opinions frequently but they also respectfully listened to the ideas and opinions of others. Student assists others in furthering their understanding of the novel through suggestions and redefining their own perspective. 3 Student actively participate in group and class discussions. They give their own opinions as well as listen respectfully to the ideas and opinions of others. Student participation helps further their own understanding of the novel as a whole. 2 Student is hesitant to participate in group and class discussions. They offer their own ideas and opinions occasionally and generally listen respectfully to their peers. More participation by the student would help to further their understanding. 1 More participation in discussion is necessary in order to help student to further their understanding of the story as a whole. Student should be reflecting both on their own ideas as well as the ideas of others

7.1 examine different aspects of texts that contribute to meaning and effect
4 Student is able to identify specific and unique components and themes throughout the storyline of Matched and apply these to their new beginning. Student is also able to identify structural components as well, bringing them forth in their rewrite as well. 3 Student is able to identify key components and themes throughout the storyline of Matched and apply these to their new beginning. Student has brought forth some of the structural similarities from Matched to their new beginning 2 Student is able to identify components and themes throughout the storyline of Matched and applies these to their new beginnings. Little structural similarities exist. 1 Student needs to put more of an emphasis on components and themes that were prevalent throughout Matched and bring them forth in their new beginning.

6.2 respond to the texts they are reading and viewing by questioning, connecting, evaluating, and
extending

4
Student’s first chapter demonstrates the ability to both reflect and extend on a text in a unique and interesting way. They take Matched and provide a vivid insight on what will happen next, by taking cues from what they know and inferring what they don’t know

3
Student’s first chapter demonstrates the ability to both reflect and extend on a text. They take Matched and provide a vivid insight on what will happen next, by using some cues of what has happened already.

2
Student’s first chapter demonstrates the ability to both reflect or extend on a text .They take Matched and provide an idea of what may happen next but do not take into account what has happened already in the story to give us insight on what happens next.

1
Students first chapter needs to demonstrate a greater effort to reflect on and extend on the text. They must use cues from the novel in order to predict what may happen next.

9.3 analyze and reflect on others’ responses to their writing and multimedia projects and consider those responses in creating new pieces.

4
Student demonstrates the ability to take constructive criticism from their peers and apply it to a final draft. The final draft has made many changes based on these responses as well as their own personal reflection on their work.

3
Student demonstrates the ability to take constructive criticism from their peers and apply it to a final draft. The final draft has made a few changes based on these responses as well as their own personal reflection on their work.

2
Student is approaching the ability to take constructive criticism from their peers and apply it to a final draft. The final draft has made slight changes based on these responses.

1
Student needs to take feedback and use it constructively while creating final drafts. The final draft has undergone limited changes based on feedback from peers.