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Character Journal Rubric

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Objective Mastery (4) Proficient (3) Partially Proficient Unsatisfactory (1) Score
(2)
The learner will establish a context The learner has both of the The learner has both of the The learner has one of the The learner has neither of
for their narrative story by writing at following items: following items: following items: the following items:
least one introduction paragraph so Two examples of One example of an One example of an One example of an
that they earn at least a 3 on the events that shaped the event that shaped the event that shaped the event that shaped the
narrative story rubric. main character main character main character main character
Description of how the Description of how the Description of how the Description of how the
character felt in character felt in character felt in character felt in
response to the events response to the event response to the event response to the event
The learner will use dialogue in their The learner has both of the The learner has both of the The learner has one of the The learner has neither of
narrative story to develop following items: following items: following items: the following items:
experiences, events, and/or Two conversations of One conversation of One conversation of One conversation of
characters by having at least one dialogue between at dialogue between at dialogue between at dialogue between at
section of dialogue between at least least 2 characters least 2 characters least 2 characters least 2 characters
two characters so that they earn at Correct formatting of Correct formatting of Correct formatting of Correct formatting of
least a 3 on the narrative story rubric. dialogue dialogue dialogue dialogue

The learner will use pacing in their The learner has the The learner has the The learner has the The learner has the
narrative story to develop following item: following item: following item: following item:
experiences, events, and/or At least 4 new details At least 3 new details At least 2 new details At least 1 new details
characters by introducing new details in each entry in each entry in each entry in each entry
in every paragraph so that they earn
at least a 3 on the narrative story
rubric.
The learner will use description in The learner has the The learner has the The learner has the The learner has the
their narrative story to develop following item: following item: following item: following item:
experiences, events, and/or Use detail words to Use detail words to Use detail words to Use detail words to
characters by describing using detail describe at three or describe two describe at one describe no
words at least two experiences, more experiences experiences experience experiences
events, or characters so that they earn
at least a 3 on the narrative story
rubric.
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