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FCPS ELA/Literacy Response Rubric Grades 6-12

Construct Measured
Reading/Listening:
Comprehension

______ Score

Writing/Speaking:
Development of
Ideas

Score 4
Score 3
Score 2
Score 1
Score 0
Demonstrates full comprehension of ideas stated explicitly and inferentially by providing an
accurate analysis* and supporting the analysis with effective and convincing textual evidence*.
ful
l comprehension of
ideas (stated
explicitly and
inferentially)
ac
curate analysis
eff
ective and
convincing textual
evidence (Does Not
Apply to Narrative
Writing)

co
mprehension of
ideas (stated
explicitly and/or
inferentially)

mo
stly accurate
analysis

ade
quate textual
evidence (Does
Not Apply to
Narrative Writing)

m
ostly effective and
comprehensive
development of
claim, topic, or
narrative elements
m
ostly appropriate to
the task
cl
ear reasoning
supported by
relevant textual
evidence (Does Not
Apply to Narrative
Writing)

sa
tisfactorily uses
appropriate voice
and body language
(Speaking Only)

______ Score

______ Score

limit
ed comprehension
of ideas (stated
explicitly and/or
inferentially)

mini
mally accurate
analysis

limit
ed textual evidence
(Does Not Apply
to Narrative
Writing)

no
comprehension of
ideas
in
accurate analysis
littl
e to no textual
evidence (Does
Not Apply to
Narrative Writing)

Addresses the prompt and provides effective and comprehensive development of the claim*, topic*,
or narrative elements* that is consistently appropriate to the task by using clear and convincing
reasoning supported by relevant textual evidence*
eff
ective and
comprehensive
development of the
claim, topic, or
narrative elements
co
nsistently
appropriate to the
task
cl
ear and convincing
reasoning
supported by
relevant textual
evidence (Does
Not Apply to
Narrative Writing)
pu
rposefully uses
appropriate voice
and body language
(Speaking Only)

Writing/Speaking:
Organization

basi
c comprehension
of ideas (stated
explicitly and/or
inferentially)

gen
erally accurate
analysis

basi
c textual evidence
(Does Not Apply
to Narrative
Writing)

so
me development of
claim, topic, or
narrative elements

so
mewhat
appropriate to the
task

so
me reasoning and
textual evidence
(Does Not Apply
to Narrative
Writing)

inc
onsistently uses
appropriate voice
and body
language
(Speaking Only)

mini
mal development
of claim, topic, or
narrative elements

limit
ed in
appropriateness to
the task

limit
ed reasoning and
textual evidence
(Does Not Apply
to Narrative
Writing)

und
eveloped claim,
topic, or narrative
elements

inap
propriate to the task

no
reasoning or textual
evidence (Does
Not Apply to
Narrative Writing)

ina
dequately uses
appropriate voice
and body language
(Speaking Only)

doe
s not use
appropriate voice
and body language
(Speaking Only)

Demonstrates purposeful coherence*, clarity, and cohesion, making it easy to follow the writers
progression of ideas*; establishes and maintains an effective style*, attending to the norms and
conventions of the discipline.

pur
poseful coherence,
clarity, and
cohesion

pro
gression of ideas
easy to follow

effe

coh
erence, clarity, and
cohesion

pro
gression of ideas
fairly easy to follow

mo
stly effective style

so

limit

lack

me coherence,
clarity, and/or
cohesion

ed coherence,
clarity, and/or
cohesion

s coherence,
clarity, and
cohesion

pro
gression of ideas
discernible but not
obvious

pro
gression of ideas
somewhat unclear

styl

pro
gression of ideas
unclear

ina

FCPS ELA/Literacy Response Rubric Grades 6-12


ctive style

Language:
Knowledge of
Conventions

so
mewhat effective
style

e that has limited


effectiveness

ppropriate style

Demonstrates full command of the conventions* of standard English at an appropriate level of


complexity. Few minor errors in mechanics, grammar, and usage, but meaning is clear.

______ Score

full
command of the
conventions

few
minor errors, but
meaning is clear

so
me command of
the conventions

err
ors that
occasionally
impede
understanding

limit
ed command of the
conventions

erro
rs that often
impede
understanding

no
command of the
conventions

freq
uent and varied
errors impede
understanding

Total Points _____ Number of Rows _____ = Raw Score _____


Raw Score
Percentage

4.0
100%

3.5 3.9
94%

3.0 3.4
87%

2.5 2.9
81%

2.0 2.4
74%

1.5 1.9
68%

1.0 1.4
61%

0.5 0.9
55%

Student receives a 0% (no credit) for the following: no response; response is unintelligible or
undecipherable; response is not written in English; or response is too limited to evaluate.

0.0 0.4
48%