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iRubric: Newspaper Article Summary Rubric

iRubric: Newspaper Article Summary Rubric

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Newspaper Article Summary Rubric

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Rubric Code: DX9228A
Choose a current full-length article from a major newspaper or news website that reports on current events. Write a summary of the article and a response to it. Please see "News Article Format" handout for additional directions.
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Categories: Subjects: Communication   Health   History   Journalism   Social Sciences  
Types: Assignment  
Grade Levels: 9-12

Powered by iRubric News Article Critique
  Good
15 pts
Fair
10 pts
Poor
5 pts
Summary
Good

The article is clearly and succinctly summarized - only the key points of the article are touched upon.
Fair

The article is clearly summarized, but some sub points are addressed along with main points. The summary is not succinct.
Poor

The article summary is unclear or overly detailed.
Critique
Good

Strengths and weaknesses that are central to the article are addressed.
Fair

Strengths and weaknesses that are peripheral to the article are addressed.
Poor

Strengths and weaknesses are addressed peripherally, weakly, or not at all.
Article Choice
Good

Article selected is current, thorough and discusses a current event.
Fair

Article selected is current, somewhat thorough but minimally discusses a current event.
Poor

Article selected is current, but is not thorough and does not address a current event.
Organization
Good

Both the summary of the article and the response to it are well organized. Each has a very clear intro, body and conclusion. The impact of the news story is clearly stated. The name and author of the article, as well as the name of the newspaper is made clear early in the paper.
Fair

Both the summary of the article and the response to it are somewhat organized. Each has a moderately clear intro, body and conclusion. The impact of the news story is unclearly stated. The name and author of the article, as well as the name of the newspaper is not made clear early in the paper.
Poor

Neither the summary of the article, nor the response to it are organized, has an unclear or non-existent intro, body and conclusion. The impact of the news story is not stated and the name of the newspaper and author of the article are not stated or stated late.
Mechanics Requirements
Good

Requirements are met and there are no grammatical errors or incorrect word usage.
Fair

Requirements are met and there are 1-4 grammatical or word usage errors.
Poor

Requirements are not met. There are 5+ grammatical or word usage errors.



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