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Author's Life Project 
Students will research the life of an author and explore biographical information about the author. Students must then explain 10 symbols that represent the factual or biographical information about the author's life or the author's literary period that may have had an influence on the author's writing.
Rubric Code: QXB2575
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Subject: English  
Type: Project  
Grade Levels: 9-12


Powered by iRubric Author's Life Project
  Below Standard

41 pts

Approaching Standard

45 pts

Meeting Standard

60 pts

Exceeding Standard

75 pts

Information

Below Standard

Student does little research but only provides the author's background.
Approaching Standard

Student does some research, provides the author's background and some information about literature from the author's literary period.
Meeting Standard

Student does research on an author, explains the author's life in detail and provides some information about literature from the author's lifetime.
Exceeding Standard

Student does research on the author and explains the author's life in detail. The student also identifies important information about author based on their research.
Symbolism Interpretation

Below Standard

Neither the
justification nor
interpretation is
sufficiently
explained by
student.
Approaching Standard

Student follows some directions and completes two parts of the assignment. Work is not typed.
Meeting Standard

Project reveals
student
interpretation and
adequate
justification of the
meaning behind all
symbols.
Exceeding Standard

Project reveals
student
interpretation and
explicit justification
of the meaning
behind all symbols
represented.
Content

Below Standard

Student provides basic information about the author's life or books/poems written by that author.Final project reveals
very minimal effort,
no original ideas,
and a lack of
reflection.
Approaching Standard

Student provides basic information about the author and lists books/poems possibly written by the author.Final project reveals
some effort, at least
one original idea,
and minor reflection.
Meeting Standard

Student provides information and insight about the author and explores books/poems possibly written by the author.Final project reveals
hard work, many
original ideas, and
some reflection.
Exceeding Standard

Student provides valuable information and insight about the author.Final project reveals
maximum effort,
innovative thinking,
and thought- provoking reflection.
Conventions

Below Standard

Student has more than 5 grammatical and mechanical errors.
Approaching Standard

Student has between 3-4 grammatical and mechanical errors.
Meeting Standard

Student has 1-2 grammatical and mechanical errors.
Exceeding Standard

Student has no grammatical or mechanical errors.
Visual Representation

Below Standard

Symbols are incomplete and neither appropriate nor
clever.
Approaching Standard

Less than six symbols are
appropriate or
clever.
Meeting Standard

Student has chosen
appropriate images
and/or ideas to
represent most of the
symbols.
Exceeding Standard

Student has chosen
appropriate and
clever images or
abstract ideas to
portray all 10
symbols.
Creativity and Appearance

Below Standard

The brochure lacks information and
explanation lacks
focus or development and
isn’t thorough.
Approaching Standard

Written explanation
adequately focuses
and develops ideas
with detail. Research
isn’t thorough or
lacks connections.
Meeting Standard

The brochure makes connections to the research with sufficient necessary
evidence.
Exceeding Standard

The brochure has written explanation that i clear and
convincing and connections to the biographical information is evident. The brochure has important
and relevant
evidence.



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