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Rated Book Review Rubric 
Students choose a Cinderella version to read independently and review. The review will incorporate information about the book's characters, setting, plot, genre, and theme. The review will state a clear opinion and critique based on the anaysis of those elements including a review rating based on 5 stars. Students choose the format for this book review such as a word document, powerpoint, imovie, book critic article or advertisement. Choice requires teacher pre-approval.
Rubric Code: K2287B3
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Subject: English  
Type: Assessment  
Grade Levels: 6-8


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100 %
  Excellent

20 pts

Proficient

15 pts

Needs Improvement

10 pts

Poor

5 pts

Book Title & Topic Sentence
10 %

Excellent

First sentence listing title and author is attention-getting and provides additional information. Includes genre and how it fit this classfication category.
Proficient

Title and author are both listed immediately, but no other information is provided in that sentence. Includes genre with limited classification information.
Needs Improvement

Title and author are not immediately mentioned but are provided later in the review. Includes incomplete genre information.
Poor

Title and/or author are not mentioned, or they are listed separate from each other. Includes inaccurate or no genre classification.
Characters & Setting
20 %

Excellent

The most important characters are mentioned in the review and described. Relationships between characters are clear. Accurate identification and detailed descriptor of setting is included.
Proficient

The most important characters are mentioned and described. Relationships between characters may not be clear. Accurate identification and descriptor of setting is included.
Needs Improvement

Characters are mentioned. Description of characters is minimal and/or confusing. Accurate identification of setting is included.
Poor

The review does not mention essential characters to the story. No elaboaration of a main character is included. Inaccurate identification of setting or no mention of setting is included.
Plot & Theme
20 %

Excellent

The plot description is brief, does not seem to give away too much, and is clear and easy to follow. After reading the description, the reader feels curious about the plot. Accurate and relevant theme statement is included.
Proficient

The plot description is brief and easy to follow. A bit more information should have been given or too much has been provided. The description lacks interest. Accurate and relevant theme statement is included.
Needs Improvement

The plot description is overly complicated, overly simple, or overly boring. Events may lack clear organization. Ambiguous or irrelevant theme statement is included.
Poor

The plot description is very minimal, way too detailed, or confusing due to disorganization. Inaccurate or no theme statement is included.
Recommendation
30 %

Excellent

The review provides a clear recommendation statement with strong support from text based on the literary anlysis. The book is recommended to specific types of readers including age. range.The review includes a star rating that matches the written recommendation.
Proficient

The review provides a clear recommendation statement with limited support from text based on the literary anlysis. The book is recommended wihtout considering specific reader types. The review includes a star rating that matches the written recommendation.
Needs Improvement

The review provides a generic recommendation statement with no text based support. It is assumed that every reader would feel the same as the reviewer about the book. The review includes a star rating that does not match the written recommendation.
Poor

The review does not include a recommendation statement or a star rating. If star rating is given there is no other data to supoort it.
Conventions
10 %

Excellent

Provides evidence of a consistent and strong command of grade-level conventions (grammar, capitalization, punctuation and spelling) Error free.
Proficient

Provides evidence of an adequate command of grade-level conventions (grammar, capitalization, punctuation and spelling) A few errors.
Needs Improvement

Provides evidence of a limited command of grade-level conventions (grammar, capitalization, punctuation and spelling) Errors in most sections.
Poor

Provides little or no evidence of a command of grade-level conventions (grammar, capitalization, punctuation and spelling) Errors throughout.
Design Features
10 %

Excellent

All design features and included visuals match the report format. These demonstrate creativity and neatness that add interest and expanded content to the review. These enhance the review.
Proficient

Most design features and included visuals match the report format. These demonstrate creativity and neatness that add interest to the review. These support the review.
Needs Improvement

Design features and visuals do not fully match the report format. These demonstrate limited creativity or poor quality. These may detract from the review.
Poor

Design features and visuals do not match the report format. These are messy and constructed in a disorganized manner that detract from the review.



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