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Fantasy Rubric

Topic Exceeding Expectations Details in dialogues and descriptions clearly show the authors 3 intended inferences without stating it explicitly and all five of our detail topics are covered, likely more than once. The author utilizes several elements of fantasy in the story to allow for extraordinary circumstance to occur and continuing the plot of the story, mostly focused on Greek mythology. The story integrates elements from The Lightning Thief smoothly and carries the story forward using dialogue and action to reach a logical conclusion. Transitions of scenes occur without gaps of time or information . There is some consistency between Rick Riordans characters and the authors. The author makes a connection with a middle school audience using grade appropriate descriptions, experiences, and dialogue. The author has sufficiently proofread their story for grammar and spelling mistakes. The story is either written in blue or black ink no less than 2 pages or typed in 12 pt or 14 pt. font no less than 1 page, and has a title. Meeting Expectations

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Reaching Towards Expectations Details in dialogues and descriptions attempt to show the authors intended inference, the inference is stated in the piece, or there are fewer than 3 inferences. The author includes few, if any elements of fantasy, those included do not contribute to the plot of the story in any way. The story does not integrate elements from The Lightning Thief, lacks a dialogue or sufficient action to take the reader to a conclusion. The story is scattered in thought and makes little sense to the reader. The authors characters do not resemble Rick Riordans. The author makes little to no attempt to connect to the reader.

Inference /15 Fantasy /10 Organization /10 Voice /10 Mechanics /5

Details in dialogues and descriptions show the authors 3 intended inferences without stating it explicitly and at least four of the five detail topics are covered. The author utilizes some elements of fantasy in the story to ensure the continuation of the plot, mostly focused on Greek mythology. The story integrates elements from The Lightning Thief and uses dialogue and action to reach a conclusion. Transitions of story make sense though may leave the reader with questions about how characters got to where they are. The authors characters resemble some aspects of Rick Riordans. The author attempts a connection with a middle school audience using some grade appropriate descriptions, experiences, and dialogue. The author has some spelling or grammar issues. The story is either written in blue or black ink no less than 2 pages or typed in 12 pt or 14 pt. font no less than 1 page, and has a title.

The authors story contains many spelling and grammatical issues, is less than the required page length, or is improperly formatted.

Continued Information
To help me get the best understanding for your final paper, please fill out the following information and turn it in on the due date, March 23rd Please list your 3 intended inferences and where they can be found in the lines provided (either page or where in the story) Inference 1.__________________________________ 2.__________________________________ 3.__________________________________ Location in story ______________________________________________ ______________________________________________ ______________________________________________

If you had a Whats not there Question you were striving to answer, list it below. If you did not have a Whats not there Question in mind when you wrote this story, no worries, just leave this section blank. ______________________________________________________________________________________? Please tell me the page number and quote you used to start your story. If you did not use a quote, tell me around which page the story would start, or where it would most easily be inserted into the story. Pg. ________ Quote:_________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________