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Annotation (Close Reading) Rubric 
Rubric Code: N5BC64
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 9-12


Powered by iRubric ANNOTATION
  Distinguished

3 pts

Accomplished

2.5 pts

Proficient

2 pts

Developing

1.5 pts

Emerging

1 pts

No Score

0 pts

Annotations

Distinguished

Text has been thoroughly annotated with questions, observations, and reflections of the content as well as the writing; variety of topics marked for discussion; variety of stylistic devices (poetic, literary, etc.) are correctly identified AND draws a connection between devices and thematic meaning.
Accomplished

Text has been annotated with questions, observations, and reflections of the content as well as the writing; variety of topics marked for discussion; variety of stylistic devices (poetic, literary, etc.) are correctly identified BUT may not draw an accurate connection between devices and thematic meaning.
Proficient

Text has been annotated with questions, observations, and reflections of the content as well as the writing; variety of topics marked for discussion; stylistic devices (poetic, literary, etc.) are correctly identified AND show understanding of purpose but fails to establish a connection to meaning.
Developing

Text has been annotated with questions, observations, and reflections of the content as well as the writing; topic(s) are marked for discussion; only basic stylistic devices (poetic, literary, etc.) are identified BUT does not show understanding of purpose AND no connection between devices and thematic meaning is present.
Emerging

Text has been infrequently annotated with questions OR observations, BUT lacks reflections. NO topic(s) are marked for discussion; only basic stylistic devices (poetic, literary, etc.) are identified with no follow up.
No Score

Annotations are not present OR are simply marks void of interpretation.
In-Line Comments

Distinguished

Comments demonstrate analysis and interpretation – thinking beyond the surface level of the text. Thoughtful connections made to other texts, life experiences.
Accomplished

Comments attempt an analysis and interpretation beyond the surface level of the text. Connections are made to other texts, life experiences.
Proficient

Comments attempt an analysis and interpretation beyond the surface level of the text BUT may be incorrect AND/OR connections are made to other texts, life experience BUT lack sophistication.
Developing

Comments address only the surface level of the text AND/OR connections are incorrect.
Emerging

Comments are infrequent AND address only the surface level of the text AND/OR connections are infrequent AND/OR incorrect.
No Score

Comments are inappropriate OR no comments present.
Marginal Comments

Distinguished

Marginal comments accomplish a great variety of purposes.
Accomplished

Marginal comments accomplish a few key purposes.
Proficient

Marginal comments are present but lack a diversity of purposes.
Developing

Marginal comments are present but serve no function toward analysis.
Emerging

Marginal comments are present BUT too infrequent to demonstrate understanding.
No Score

Marginal comments are inappropriate OR no marginal comments are present.
Consistency

Distinguished

Consistent markings throughout text (not bunched).
Accomplished
Proficient

Inconsistent markings throughout text (appear to be bunched due to ease-of-annotation OR reliance on finding repeats of previously identified elements).
Developing
Emerging

Sporadic markings throughout text (indicating the entire text was not read for annotation).
No Score

Markings appear to be random.




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