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Personal Narrative 
Students will use abbreviated process writing to produce a final draft of personal narrative.
Rubric Code: J247B8A
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: (none)

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  Exceeds Standards

20 pts

Meets Standards

15 pts

Below Standard

10 pts

Not Evident

5 pts

Ideas and Content

The writer writes with a clear purpose and focuses on on event. The writer knows the audience and his a clear understanding of who they are as readers.

Exceeds Standards

The purpose of the narrative is very clear from the beginning of the narrative. The writer uses several explicit details to help the reader become a part of the narrative. The writer uses language that is targeted toward the audience.
Meets Standards

The purpose of the narrative is hard to understand, but the writer's ideas are evident. The writer uses some details to help the audience become apart of the narrative.
Below Standard

The purpose of the narrataive is not cleaer. The writer's thoughts are not focused on one event and the language is not appropriate for the audience. The narrative does not establish a clear understanding of the situation.
Not Evident

The writer does not attempt to establish a purpose for writing. The content is incoherent. There is no awareness of the audience.
Organization

The three commonly used forms of organization for personal narratives are chronological, flashback, and reflective. Transition words are used to help the writer's events and thoughts transition throughout the narrative.

Exceeds Standards

The narrative is well-organized. The events of the story follow one or more of the three organizational methods. Transitional phrases and/or words help the reader transition from thoughts and events very smoothly.
Meets Standards

The narrative is organized, but lacks appropriate use of transitions. The organizational method of the narrative is somewhat clear throughout the narrative.
Below Standard

The narrative lacks organization. Events of the narrative do not reflect one of the three organizational methods. Few transitional words or phrases are used.
Not Evident

The narrative is poorly organized.The narrative contains no transitions.
Sentence Fluency

The writer uses a variety of sentence structures and lenghts.

Exceeds Standards

There are no errors in syntax in the narrative. The sentences are complete. The writer uses a variety of sentence structure throughout the narrative.
Meets Standards

There a less than five (5) sentences that are incomplete or run-on. The writer uses a variety of sentence structure and length in the narrative.
Below Standard

The sentences in the narrative are incomplete or run-on. The writer does attempt to vary sentence structure and length, but the sentences are poorly constructly.
Not Evident

The sentences in the narrative are incomplete or run-on. There is no variety in the type of sentence structure. The narrative is written in simple sentences.
Word Choice

Concrete nouns and strong verbs should be used throughout the narrative. Sensory details-sight, smell, taste, sound, and touch- words should be used to help the reader create a mental picture of the narrative.

Exceeds Standards

The writer uses concrete nouns and strong verbs throughout the narrative. The writer uses sensory details to help the reader visualize the setting, actions, and events in the narrative. These elements are repeated often throughout the narrative.
Meets Standards

The writer uses some concrete nouns and strong verbs in the narrative. Sensory details are used, but do not help the reader clearly make a mental picture of the narrative. These elements are repeated throughout the narrative.
Below Standard

The writer does not use concrete nouns and strong verbs. The narrative lacks sensory details. The reader can not create a clear mental picture of the narrative. These elements are infrequenly repeated throughout the narrative.
Not Evident

The writer does not use concrete nouns or strong verbs in the narrative. The writer does not use sensory details. The same words are not repeated often throughtout the narrative.
Conventions

Punctuation, capitalization, spelling, and grammar rules should be followed throughout the narrative. Dialogue is punctuated correctly using quotation marks, commas, and end marks

Exceeds Standards

The narrative contains less the two (2) errors in punctuation, capitalization, spelling, grammar, and Dialogue is correctly punctuated using quotation marks, commas, and end marks.
Meets Standards

The narrative contains less the five (3) errors in punctuation, capitalization, spelling, grammar, and Dialogue is correctly punctuated using quotation marks, commas, and end marks.
Below Standard

The narrative contains less the five (4) errors in punctuation, capitalization, spelling, grammar, and Dialogue is correctly punctuated using quotation marks, commas, and end marks.
Not Evident

The narrative contains more than errors in punctuation, capitalization, spelling, and grammar. Dialogue is not punctuated using quotation marks, commas, or end marks.
Score

Total Possible = 100

Exceeds Standards

Your Score:
Meets Standards

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Below Standard

Student Reflection.
Instructions: After reading the rubric, write short statement addressing these questions:
Not Evident

What was easy about the assignment?

What was difficult about the assigment?

If you could redo the assignment differently, what would you do?

How could your teacher have help you be more successful?



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  • Personal Narrative, Memoir

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