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Content Area Reading Response and Computation Journal 
Social Studies, Mathematics and Science content area journal entries. This includes text based evidence from social studies and science textbooks as well as mathematical computation basic skills. Friendly Letters must be constructed for department chairpersons, content teachers and soldiers at the Veteran's Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina.
Rubric Code: WA894A
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Subject: English  
Type: Assessment  
Grade Levels: 6-8


Powered by iRubric Content Area Response Journal
  Poor/Below Average

1 pts

Fair/Average

2 pts

Good/Above Average

3 pts

Excellent/Exemplary

4 pts

Introduction

http://www.deanza.edu/faculty/leonardamy/The%20Quote%20Sandwich.pdf

Poor/Below Average

--Signal phrase and/or reporting verb missing

--Concept not introduced

--Simple sentence or fragment used
Fair/Average

--Specific signal phrase and reporting verb may be weak or passive.

--Concept minimally introduced to reader

--Simple sentence used.
Good/Above Average

--Specific author, signal phrase, weak or passive reporting verb used.

--Concept introduced to reader.

--Complex sentence (subordinate conjunction used but may not be underlined) used for introduction.
Excellent/Exemplary

--Specific author, signal phrase, strong active reporting verb, used.

--Concept fully introduced to reader

--Complex sentence (with subordinate conjunction underlined) used for introduction
Quote

http://www.deanza.edu/faculty/leonardamy/The%20Quote%20Sandwich.pdf

Poor/Below Average

--Quote missing

--Quote may encompasses 1-2 sentences

--Appropriately quoted text and parenthetical citations used
Fair/Average

--Quote paraphrased from text

--Quote encompasses 1-2 sentences

--Appropriately quoted text and parenthetical citations used
Good/Above Average

--Quote taken directly from text

--Quote encompasses 1-2 sentences

--Appropriately quoted text and parenthetical citations used
Excellent/Exemplary

--Quote taken directly from text.

--Quote encompasses 3-4 sentences

--Appropriately quoted text and parenthetical citations used
Explanation

Subordinating Conjunctions: http://www.towson.edu/ows/conjunctions.htm

Poor/Below Average

--Explanation fails to tell what the quote looks like.

--Explanation fails to tell why the quote is important or fails to connect the concept to current, real-world implications.

--Explanation contains 1-2 sentences including an attempt at complex sentence construction.
Fair/Average

--Explanation minimally tells what the quote looks like.

--Explanation generally tells why the quote is important by attempting to connect concept to current real-world implications

--Explanation contains 1-2 sentences including an attempt at complex sentence construction.
Good/Above Average

--Explanation generally tells what the quote looks like.

--Explanation generally tells why the quote is important by connecting the concept to at least one current/real-world implication


--Explanation consists of 3-4 sentences--at least one of which is complex.
Excellent/Exemplary

--Explanation vividly tells what the quote looks like.

--Explanation fully tells why the quote is important by firmly connecting the concept to at least two current/real-world implications

--Explanation consists of 3-4 sentences--at least two of which are complex.
Mathematical Computations

http://www.isbe.net/assessment/pdfs/math_gr78_rubric.pdf

Poor/Below Average

--Attempt made to solve the problem but clearly not understood

--Computation plan not reasonable

--Almost none of the steps needed to appropriately solve problems use

--May include unnecessary information

--Written answer not clear
Fair/Average

--Major errors in computations made; answer is incorrect

--Either an incorrect or incomplete answer given

--Some steps for computation shown but plan for computation is unclear

--What or why reasons addressed but not both
Good/Above Average

--Minor errors in computations

--Reasonable plan shown with most of the steps used to solve the problem included.
--Writes mostly about what was done and why with regard to the computations.

--If drawing used, most of the problem could be explained.
Excellent/Exemplary

--The answer is right and labeled correctly.

--Math terms correctly used to show an understanding of how the math works.

--Computations made without errors.

--Pictures, diagrams, models or computation completely shown. If used in plan all of it is included in writing.

--Students write what was done and why.
Friendly Letter

http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/h/rubricfriendlet.htm

Poor/Below Average

--Salutation and/or closing missing

--Many sentence fragments or run-on sentences. No evidence of paragraphing

--Many errors in spelling and/or grammar in body of letter that make the letter illegible

--Many distracting errors making it illegible
Fair/Average

--Salutation and closing have 3 o more errors. One or both not correctly placed.

--Most sentences are complete and well written. Fewer than two complex sentences written. Paragraphs are unorganized.

--Several errors in grammar or spelling in body of letter that interfere in meaning

--Several distracting errors that make portions difficult to read
Good/Above Average

--Salutation and closing have few errors and are placed appropriately

--All sentences are complete and well written with no sentence fragments nor run-ons. Paragraphing is generally well done with at least 3-4 complex sentences

--2-3 errors in capitalization or punctuation in body of letter that do not interfere with meaning

--Legibly written, easy to read with 2-3 distracting errors
Excellent/Exemplary

--Salutation and closing have no errors in placement, punctuation or capitalization

--Sentences and paragraphs re complete, well written with varied structure and vivid vocabulary

--No errors in grammar, spelling in the boy of letter

--Legibly written or typed with no distracting errors
PAVE Vocabulary

http://www.scps.k12.fl.us/curriculum/AcademicCore/LanguageArtsandReading/SecondaryReading/VocabularyBuilding.aspx

Poor/Below Average

Correctly filled out at least two of PAVE Vocabulary Map components including 1
Fair/Average

Correctly filled out at least three of PAVE Vocabulary Map components including 1, 6, 7
Good/Above Average

Correctly filled out at least five of PAVE Vocabulary Map components including 1, 4, 5, 6, 7
Excellent/Exemplary

--Correctly filled out all seven portions of PAVE Vocabulary Map

1. Sentence including vocabulary word from text of story/article

2. Vocabulary word placed in word box

3. Symbol/Picture constructed and placed in box

4. Predicted sentence written.

5. Sentence written based on predicted definition

6. Word denotation taken from dictionary

7. Revised/corrected sentence updated based on correct denotat
Reflection--Classwork

www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/upload/Reflection-Journal-Rubric.doc

Almost all- 90%
Most- 75% or more
Few- less than 75%

Poor/Below Average

--None of the entries have a connection to structure.

--None of your feelings and thoughts are revealed in any of the entries.

--The proper format has not been followed for any of the entries.

--None of my entries use correct spelling and grammar.

--All entries are not present, nor are they together or in order.
Fair/Average

--Few entries have a connection to structure.

--Feelings and thoughts are revealed in few of the entries.

--The proper format has been followed for few of the entries.

--Few of my entries use correct spelling and grammar.

--All entries are not present, but they are together or in order.
Good/Above Average

--Most entries have a connection to structure.

--Feelings and thoughts are revealed in most entries.

--The proper format has been followed for most of the entries.

--Most of my entries use correct spelling and grammar.

--All entries are present, but are either not together or in order.
Excellent/Exemplary

--All or almost all of the entries have a connection to structure.

--Feelings and thoughts are revealed in all or almost of the entries.

--The proper format has been followed for all of the entries.

--All or almost all of my entries use correct spelling and grammar.

--All entries are present, in order, and together.



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