RCampus - Learning, ePortfolios, Assessments, Outcomes
Enter your login name here, or click here to go to the login page.
Enter your password:
forgot?   | click here to create a free account.
iRubric: News Story/Investigative Reporting rubric

iRubric: News Story/Investigative Reporting rubric

preview rubric

 

edit print email Copy to my rubrics Bookmark test run apply to... delete

News Story/Investigative Reporting

  Derived from rubric: News Story/Investigative Reporting
built by jrich45

Rubric Code: CX8C75C
The article may be either a news story or a piece of investigative journalism.
ready Ready to use    public Public Rubric

Directly link to this rubric or embed it on your website:
url:
link:
embed:
Keywords: journalistic; investigative reporting
Categories: Subjects: Journalism  
Types: Writing  
Grade Levels:

Powered by iRubric News Story
The student will create a news story or piece of investigative reporting on an event that happened or will happen in school.
  1
(N/A)
2
(N/A)
3
(N/A)
Engages the reader
Creates reader interest by selecting a topic that is current and of interest to peer group
1

Opens with an introduction of the topic and includes at least three of the lead questions (Who, What, Where, When, and Why);
2

Opens with introduction of a relevant and timely topic, including Who, What, Where, When, and Why
3

Opens with juicy introduction of a relevant and timely topic, including Who, What, Where, When, and Why
Builds content
Develops the news story with facts and details
W.2.A
1

Rarely uses any strategies to develop content and heighten sense of drama
2

Uses a few strategies to develop content, such as quotations; descriptive language/ vocabulary (to enhance mental images of people and places); drama; sensory details
3

Uses significant number of strategies to develop content, such as quotations; descriptive language/ vocabulary (to enhance mental images of people and places); drama; sensory details
Establishes a sense of closure
Wraps up story or investigation
1

Ends without a clever ending or summarization strategy
2

Creates a good ending by summarizing main points; or if investigative report, ends with a global question that may suggest or encourage further exploration
3

Creates a satisfying ending by summarizing main points; if investigative report, ends with a global question that may suggest or encourage further exploration
Conventions
Revises and edits news story to eliminate sentence, usage, grammar, spelling and punctuation errors
W.3.A
1

Uses few conventions and standard English properly including spelling and punctuation.
2

Uses some conventions and standard English properly including spelling and punctuation.
3

Uses conventions and standard English properly including spelling and punctuation.
Conventions-Transitions
Use a variety of transition words and phrases
W.3.A
1

Does not use many transition words and phrases.
2

Uses transition words and phrases.
3

Uses a variety of transition words and phrases.



Discuss this rubric



Do more with this rubric:

Preview

Preview this rubric.

Edit

Modify this rubric.

Copy

Make a copy of this rubric and begin editing the copy.


Print

Show a printable version of this rubric.

Categorize

Add this rubric to multiple categories.

Bookmark

Bookmark this rubric for future reference.
Assess

Test run

Test this rubric or perform an ad-hoc assessment.

Grade

Build a gradebook to assess students.

Collaborate

Apply this rubric to any object and invite others to assess.
Share

Publish

Link, embed, and showcase your rubrics on your website.

Email

Email this rubric to a friend.

Discuss

Discuss this rubric with other members.
 

Do more with rubrics than ever imagined possible.

Only with iRubrictm.


Bookmark this page:   RCampus RCampus   twit this twitter   delicious del.icio.us   digg Digg   facebook Facebook  
About Education Sites & Communities My Account Support
About RCampus
Terms of Use
Security & Privacy
Site Map
Case Studies
Classrooms
ePortfolios
Rubrics
Coursework
Grades
Book Exchange
Tutors
Website Gallery
Basic Groups
Study Groups
Club websites
Faculty Groups
My Account Settings
My Messages
My Calendar
My To-do List
My Favorites
My Documents
Free Sign up
Log in
Help & FAQ
Contact Us
Copyright © 2017 Reazon Systems, Inc.  All rights reserved.