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Reading Journal Rubric - AP Lit 
Rubric for scoring ongoing student reaction to texts read for class, notes on class discussion of those texts, and evaluation of growth in the close reading process.
Rubric Code: G2266WX
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 9-12


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  EXCELLENT

5 pts

GOOD

4 pts

FAIR

3 pts

POOR

1 pts

NO RESPONSE

0 pts

Critical thinking

EXCELLENT

Ideas and opinions are always clearly stated and supported with evidence from the text. The student asks pertinent questions, makes comparisons and consistently draws logical conclusions.
GOOD

Ideas and opinions are usually clearly stated and supported with evidence from the text. Some evidence that the student is questioning the text and making comparisons between texts.
FAIR

When stated, ideas and opinions are rarely supported with evidence from the text. Many entries are simply summaries of texts read with little attempt to make comparisons or draw conclusions.
POOR

The student merely summarizes the text. Little or no evidence of comparisons and connections between texts or logical conclusions.
NO RESPONSE

Either no relevant response to the text provided OR no evidence of close reading of the text or of critical thinking on any level.
Insight and ideas

EXCELLENT

Information about the text is accurate and response shows penetrating insight. Ideas and opinions show originality.
GOOD

Information about the text is accurate. The student shows evidence of deeper thinking and originality.
FAIR

Information provided about the text is generally accurate but insight is only occasionally offered.
POOR

Information about the text may be missing or inaccurate. No insight is shared, or insights and opinions tend to be dull. predictable or unoriginal (possibly even copied).
NO RESPONSE

Either no response provided OR no evidence of insight.
Literary awareness

EXCELLENT

Critical and analytical understanding of the effectiveness of the author's choice in terms of character, plot, setting, style, themes, point of view and literary devices.
GOOD

Good level of understanding of the effectiveness of the author's choice in terms of character, plot, setting, style, themes, point of view and literary devices.
FAIR

Evidence of thought about the effectiveness of the author's choice in terms of character, plot, setting, style, themes, point of view and literary devices.
POOR

Little thought has been given to he effectiveness of the author's choice in terms of character, plot, setting, style, themes, point of view and literary devices.
NO RESPONSE

No thought given to any literary aspects or features of the text.
Metacognition (Left Side)

EXCELLENT

Significant reflection on thinking and growth as a reader. Synthesizes initial response, class discussion, and further reflection to come to astute conclusions about the texts.
GOOD

Beginning to reflect on thinking and growth as a reader. Attempting to synthesize initial response, class discussion, and further reflection to come to some conclusions about the texts.
FAIR

Beginning to reflect on thinking and growth as a reader. Little or no attempt to synthesize responses, discussions, and reflections beyond class notes.
POOR

Little attempt to reflect on thinking and growth as a reader. Little or no attempt to synthesize responses, discussions, and reflections beyond class notes.
NO RESPONSE

No left-hand side at all.



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