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Narrative Essay 
Rubric Code: KX3C832
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 9-12


Powered by iRubric Narrative Essay
  Exceptional

5 pts

Skilled

3 pts

Inadequate

1 pts

Detailed Narrative Essay

Exceptional

The text creatively engages the
reader by setting out a well-developed
conflict, situation, or observation and its
significance. It establishes one or multiple
points of view and introduces
a narrator and/or complex characters.
Skilled

The text orients the reader by setting
out a conflict, situation, or
observation and its significance.
It establishes one point of view and
introduces a narrator and/or
developed characters.
Inadequate

The text provides a setting that
is unclear with a vague conflict,
situation, or observation. It has
an unclear point of view and
underdeveloped narrator and/or
characters.
Technique and Development

Exceptional

The text demonstrates sophisticated
narrative techniques—such as
engaging dialogue, artistic pacing,
vivid description, complex reflection,
and multiple plot lines—to develop
experiences, events, and/or characters.
Skilled

The text uses narrative techniques,
such as dialogue, description,
reflection, to showing events, and/or
experiences.
Inadequate

The text lacks narrative techniques
and merely retells events and/or
experiences.
Organization

Exceptional

The text creates a seamless progression
of experiences or events using multiple
techniques—such as chronology,
flashback, foreshadowing, suspense,
etc.—to sequence events so that they
build on one another to create a
coherent whole. These techniques build
toward a crafted tone and outcome.
Skilled

The text creates a logical progression
of experiences or events using some
techniques—such as chronology,
flashback, foreshadowing, suspense,
etc.—to sequence events so that
they build on one another to create
a coherent whole. These techniques
build toward a particular tone and
outcome
Inadequate

The text lacks a sequence or progression
of experiences or events
or presents an illogical sequence
of events. The text lacks an identifiable
tone and/or outcome.
Style and Assembly

Exceptional

The text uses eloquent words and
phrases, showing details and rich
sensory language and mood to convey
a realistic picture of the experiences,
events, setting, and/or characters.
Skilled

The text uses words and phrases,
telling details and sensory language
to convey a vivid picture of the
experiences, events, setting, and/or
characters.
Inadequate

The text merely tells experiences,
events, settings, and/or characters.
Conclusion

Exceptional

The text moves to a conclusion that
artfully follows from and thoughtfully
reflects on what is experienced, observed,
or resolved over the course
of the narrative.
Skilled

The text provides a conclusion that
follows from and reflects on what is
experienced, observed, or resolved
over the course of the narrative.
Inadequate

The text may provide a conclusion
to the events of the narrative.




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