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4 Exemplary

3.25 Proficient

2.5 Limited

1 Deficient

Evaluation

FCA 2:  Content

WRITING

150 points

  Double-spaced

  Font <= 12 point, Arial, Comic Sans, or Times New Roman, margins <= 1.25”, no extra spaces b/w paragraphs

  Title page includes name, due date, period, title of paper

AND

  No errors with MLA Citation or Works Cited section

(25 points/100%)

  Format meets most of exemplary requirements

AND

  1-3 errors with MLA citation OR Works Cited

 

 

 

 

 

(20 points/80%)

  Format meets some of exemplary requirements

AND

  4 + errors with MLA citation or Works Cited

OR

  EITHER Parenthetical Notation missing OR Works Cited absent

 

 

(16 points/64%)

  Formatting is insufficient

OR

  MLA parenthetical notation and Works Cited is absent

 

 

 

 

 

 

(6 points/24%)

 

 

CIVIC/ SOCIAL

 

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FCA 2:  Content

WRITING

150 points

   3+ relevant, carefully selected, quotations from Night

   3+ relevant references/ examples from experiments discussed in Chemistry

   Quotations analyzed skillfully and explicitly connected to thesis

   Paper length  = 3+complete pages

   Developed, logical, clear, concise thesis

   Introduction contains  effective lead/hook,  thesis ,  and clear map

  Transitions enhance fluidity of ideas

  Conclusion paragraph encapsulates paper’s purpose in an innovative manner

          Original work

(150 points/100%)

o 3  relevant quotations from Night

o 3 relevant references/ examples from experiments discussed in Chemistry

o All quotations analyzed and connected to thesis

o Thesis is logical, clear,  & concise

o Paper length  = 2-3 pages

Introduction contains lead/hook, thesis,  map

Transitions somewhat enhance fluidity

Conclusion paragraph encapsulates paper’s purpose in a different manner from intro

Original work

 

(123 points/82%)

o  2 moderately relevant quotations from Night

o  2 relevant references/ examples from experiments discussed in Chemistry

o  Attempts at analyzing & connecting quotations to thesis

    Thesis present

o  Paper length  = 2 pages

o  Conclusion present

    Introduction contains lead/hook OR  map

    Attempts at including transitions made

    Conclusion paragraph present , but is a mere restatement of intro

    Original work

(94 points/63%)

o 0- 1 quotation used from Night

o 0-1 relevant references/ examples from experiments discussed in Chemistry

o Unsuccessful or inadequate analysis of quotations and/or connections

   Thesis is inadequate or underdeveloped

   Paper length = 1-2 pages

   Introduction paragraph present

   Transitions inadequate (i.e. “firstly,” “secondly,” “thirdly”) or missing

   Conclusion paragraph missing or completely unrefined

   Unoriginal or unfinished work

 

(38 points/25%)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WRITING

 

 

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FCA 3:  Conventions

WRITING

25 points

   Written in third person

   Grammatical errors are non-existent or do not obfuscate meaning

   No errors with:

   single, double quotation marks

  commas

  run-ons

  apostrophes

  pronouns/antecedents

  parallel structure

(25 points/100%)

  Written in third person for about 75% of the paper

   1-4 grammatical errors which do not obfuscate meaning

   1-3 Errors with the following:

   Single or double quotation marks

   Commas

   Run-ons

   Apostrophes

   pronouns/antecedents

   parallel structure

(20 points/80%)

  Attempts at writing in third person (approx 50%)

   4-10  grammatical errors which obfuscate meaning at times

   4-6 Errors with the following:

   Single or double quotation marks

   Commas

   Run-ons

   Apostrophes

   pronouns/antecedents

   parallel structure

(16 points/ 64%)

  Not written in third person       OR

   10+ major grammatical errors

OR

   7+ errors with the following:

   Single or double quotation marks

   Commas

   Run-ons

   Apostrophes

   pronouns/antecedents

   parallel structure

(6 points/ 24%)

FCA 4:  Word Bank

VOCAB

25 points

   Presence of 3 correctly used and indicated Word Bank words

 

(25 points/100%)

   Attempt to use 3 Word Bank words correctly; words are indicated

(20 points/80%)

   Presence of 1-2 correctly used and indicated Word Bank words

 

(16 points/64%)

   No Word Bank words

 

 

(6 points/24%)

VOCAB

 

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RESPONSE TO LITERATURE RUBRIC

 

 

 

6

5

4

3

2

1

Teacher Evaluation

CAPT SCORE :  READING   25points

Initial Understanding

Demonstrates a basic understanding of the story as a whole.  The interpretation is richly supported with examples from the text.

Demonstrates a basic understanding of the story as a whole.  The interpretation is thoughtful and well-supported with examples from the text.

Demonstrates a basic understanding of the story as a whole & provides a plausible interpretation supported with examples from the text.

Demonstrates some understanding of portions of the text or of the story as a whole.

Demonstrates a literal or superficial understanding of portions of the text or the story as a whole

Demonstrates limited understanding &/or serious misunderstanding of portions of the text or the story as a whole.

INITIAL UNDER-STANDING

 

 

 

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Interpretation

Demonstrates exceptional ability to reflect, revise, reshape &/or deepen initial understanding.

Demonstrates acceptable ability to reflect, revise, reshape &/or deepen initial understanding.

Demonstrates some ability to reflect, revise, reshape &/or deepen initial understanding.

Demonstrates limited ability to reflect, revise, reshape &/or deepen initial understanding

Demonstrates little ability to reflect, revise, reshape &/or deepen initial understanding.

Demonstrates no ability to reflect, revise, reshape &/or deepen initial understanding.

INTERPRE-TATION

 

 

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Connection

Demonstrates perceptive associations & connections between story & other texts &/or outside experiences & supports these connections with examples

Demonstrates associations/ connections between the text, other texts, &/or outside experience; generally supports these connections with examples from the text

Demonstrates some associations/ connections between the text, other texts, &/or outside experience, may not be supported with examples from the text

Demonstrates an association/ connection between the text, other texts, &/or outside experience, superficial, lacks depth &/or support

Demonstrates difficulty making or supporting an association &/or connections between the story & outside experiences

Demonstrates no meaningful associations/ connections between the text, other texts, &/or outside experiences

CON-NECTION

 

 

 

 

 

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Critical Stance

Demonstrates perceptive judgments about the literary quality of the story & supports these judgments with examples from the text &/or outside experiences

Demonstrates thoughtful judgments about the literary quality of the story & supports these judgments with examples from the text &/or outside experiences

Demonstrates judgments about the literary quality of the story but they tend to lack depth &/or are not well supported with examples from the story &/or outside experiences.

Demonstrates judgments about the literary quality of the story but they lack depth & are not supported with examples from the story &/or outside experiences.

Demonstrates limited judgment about the literary quality that is superficial or emotional or is not supported with examples from the story or outside experiences.

Demonstrates no awareness of the literary quality of the story.

CRITICAL STANCE

 

 

 

 

 

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TOTAL READING CAPT SCORE

(Add an extra point to even it out to 25!)

READING SCORES TOTAL + 1

 

 

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