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Journalism Profile Story Assessment 
Profile Story for . "Profile Story of Lawson
Rubric Code: Y56AWA
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Subject: Journalism  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: Undergraduate


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  Excellent

20 pts

Above Average

17 pts

Average

14 pts

Below Average

11 pts

POOR / OMITTED

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Headline or Title

Excellent

*Headline is catchy; makes reader want to jump right into story.
*.
Visual Aid attached
Above Average

*Headline entices reader to go on to the lead to determine if the story is worth reading.
.
Visual Aid attached
Average

*Headline is mechanical.
*Headline is either too long or too short.
*Headline is vague (leaves reader wondering what the story is about).
picture or visual aid
Below Average

*Headline is vague (leaves reader wondering what the story is about).
No picture or visual aid
POOR / OMITTED

No title no picture
Organization & Structure

Excellent

*Structure & organization is clear and easy to follow.
*.
*Sentences are short (no more than 25 words, usually).
*Paragraphs are short (no more than three to five sentences).
Above Average

*Structure & Organization of easy to follow.
* Paragraph transitions are presented and maintain the flow throughout the paper.
Average

*Structure & Organization detract from the message of the writer.
* Paragraphs are disjointed and lack transition of thoughts.
*Sentences are or wordy (too long).
Below Average

Structure and organization is detracting.
reader has to re-read to understand connections.
POOR / OMITTED
Lead & Opening Grafs

Excellent

*Draws in the reader; makes reader want to read more.
*Is intriguing & memorable.
*Local angle addressed (WII-FM).
Above Average

*Lead is okay; reader is not drawn in immediately, but is after the first few grafs.
*Local angle addressed (WII-FM).
Average

*Lead is cluttered or flabby.
*Lead is ho-hum; reader is not drawn in at all.
*Lead sounds mechanical (fill-in-the-blank).
*Leaves reader unsure WII-FM.
Below Average

Lead is long and un-interesting. No reason to keep reading about this person. sounds like any Joe-Smoe
POOR / OMITTED
Quotations

Excellent

Quotations in the story are well-placed, relevant in their context. Only meaningful quotations are used.
Above Average

Quotations in the story are well-placed & relevant
Average

quotations are not abundant..and when used not really telling about the person being interviewed
Below Average

Not enough quotes and aren't interesting
POOR / OMITTED

None used
AP Style & General Grammar

Excellent

**No more than one AP Style or grammar error.
*Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed; spelling is correct.
*Language is clear and precise;
Above Average

*.
*Contains two or three AP Style errors.
*Contains two or three grammatical, punctuation and spelling errors.
*Language is clear; good sentence structure.
Average

*AP Style not followed.
*Contains four or five AP Style errors.
*Contains four or five grammatical, punctuation and spelling errors.
*Language frequently unclear;
Below Average

AP Style not followed. Contains five or more errors.
Contains five or more grammatical punctuation or spelling errors.
Word choice unclear or contrived.
POOR / OMITTED

*AP Style not followed.
*Contains six or more AP Style errors.
*Contains six or more grammatical, punctuation and spelling errors.
*
Questions are attached
le

Excellent
Above Average
Average
Below Average
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