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Personal Narrative: Entertaining Anecdote 
Brighten someone's day by writing an anecdote; a short story that will entertain your audience.
Rubric Code: FX5WX3W
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 6-8


Powered by iRubric Entertaining Anecdote
Brighten someone's day by writing an anecdote; a short story that will entertain your audience.
  Excellent

5 pts

Good

4 pts

Fair

3 pts

Poor

1 pts

Organization

Excellent

The anecdote is clearly based on one incident, is brief but descriptive with clear organization and has a punchline. The anecdote is well organized and easy for the reader to follow
Good

The anecdote is clearly based on one incident, is brief but descriptive with clear organization and has a punchline. The anecdote is usually easy for readers to follow.
Fair

The description has an organization, but either it needs improvement or it should be changed to a different organization. It is hard for the reader to follow the anecdote.
Poor

The writing does not have a noticeable organization. Organization is lacking, and the relationship between details may be hard to understand.
Elements of Description

Excellent

The overall purpose is clear. Many vivid sensory details and apt comparisons help readers visualize a person, place, or event. All the details relate to the central focus and are appropriate to the audience. the writer creates a unique description that helps readers share the experience.
Good

The overall purpose is clear. Sensory details and comparisons help readers visualize a person, place, or event. Most details relate to the central focus and are appropriate to the audience. The writer creates a realistic description that readers can follow.
Fair

The overall purpose is not always clear. Some sensory details and comparisons are used, but more are needed. Extraneous details should be eliminated. The writer creates a description that tells about the experience rather than helps readers share it.
Poor

The overall purpose may be unclear or nonexistent. Few sensory details or comparisons are included. The description does not help readers visualize a person, place, or event.
Conventions

Grammar, Usage, Mechanics, and Spelling

Excellent

There are few or no errors in mechanics, usage, grammar, or spelling. Word choice is consistently careful and precise.
Good

There are minor errors in mechanics, usage, grammar, or spelling. Word choice is usually careful and precise.
Fair

There are numerous errors in mechanics, usage, grammar, or spelling. Word choice is often general, vague, or imprecise.
Poor

Numerous errors in mechanics, usage, grammar, or spelling may hinder comprehension. Word choice is general and imprecise.
Entertaining Technique

Excellent

The writer successfully uses an enternaing technique while also telling about an event.
Good

The writer uses an entertaning technique but some of the points in the event are unclear.
Fair

The writer attempts to use an entertaining technique but fails to tell about key points in the event.
Poor

The writer fails to use an entertaining technique, and the key points in the event are unclear.




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