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Storycorps 
This is a rubric (scoring guide) used to evaluate the quality of your Storycorps constructed responses. You can use the worksheet provided to help you with your formatting or you can simply create a new Google document.
Rubric Code: G2XA879
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Subject: Education  
Type: Assessment  
Grade Levels: 6-8


Powered by iRubric Storycorps
Step 1: Visit Storycorps.com
Step 2: Watch and listen to 2 different stories
Step 3: Fill out the Google Document provided or create your own with the information that has been given to you via the example.
  Unsatisfactory

Your writing is not as good as it should be, and cannot be considered acceptable.

1 pts

Limited

You seem to have restricted your skills.

2 pts

Skilled

You have performed this task well.

3 pts

Distinguished

You are commanding GREAT respect.

4 pts

Purpose and Form

Purpose refers to the reason for the writing, eg to persuade the reader, to entertain them, to share information, to warn, to advise, to explain.

Form refers to how and where the writing will appear, eg an email, a blog, a recipe, a leaflet, an article.

Unsatisfactory

No clear topic sentence to indicate main idea of summary.
Supporting details are weak and not clear about what idea they are supporting.
Summary is significantly too long or too short.
Limited

Main idea presented in summary is evident but supporting details are only minimally supportive, leaving reader with a vague understanding of the content.
Summary is noticeably too long or too short.
Skilled

Clear main idea and sufficient and relevant supporting details within summary gives reader an adequate understanding of content of original article.
Summary is slightly too long or too short.
Distinguished

Summary demonstrates a strong focus and concisely catches the main points of view of the interview.
The main idea is clear, sustained and supported details presented in the same order as original.
Length of summary is appropriate.
Organization

Organization in writing is how ideas are presented.

Unsatisfactory

No clear beginning, middle, or ending.
No use of transitions within the summary.
Limited

Recognizable beginning middle and end.
Use of transitions is attempted within written summary.
Skilled

Overall organization of summary demonstrates a strong beginning, middle, and end.
Use of clear transitions.
Distinguished

Organization of summary is logical and coincides with the original. There is a well-linked beginning, middle, and end.
Excellent use of transitions.
Style

The style in writing can be defined as the way a writer writes. It is the technique that an individual author uses in his writing. It varies from author to author, and depends upon one’s syntax, word choice, and tone. It can also be described as a “voice” that readers listen to when they read the work of a writer.

Unsatisfactory

No distinguishable voice.
Vocabulary is simple but sufficient to convey basic ideas.
Limited

Writers voice is evident and summary reflects the writer's opinions.
Attempts to use vocabulary from within the article.
Skilled

Voice is objective and no personal opinion is evident.
Vocabulary is appropriate to the purpose of the writing.
Distinguished

Voice is objective and impartially presents the article's point of view.
Vocabulary reflects accurately the degree of complexity of the original article.
Sentence structure is varied.
Mechanics and Spelling

Grammar is the structure of written or spoken language. It refers to the parts of speech and how they combine together to form sentences. Mechanics refers to the rules of the written language, such as capitalization, punctuation and spelling.

Unsatisfactory

Writing has NOT been edited and contains many spelling and mechanical errors.
Limited

Many errors in spelling and mechanics that distract the reader.
Skilled

Writing has been well edited.
Occasional spelling and mechanical errors do not distract the reader.
Distinguished

Writing is free of all spelling and mechanical errors.
Format

Arrangement of the material in the following order:

Name of story
What was the story about? Summarize in 2-3 sentences.
Why do you think this person wanted to share this story?
What was the most interesting part of the story?

Unsatisfactory

Google document includes 2 Interviews
but the format has not been followed and includes many errors.
Limited

Google document includes 2 Interviews
and missing one or more question.
Skilled

Google document includes 2 Interviews
and missing one question.
Distinguished

Google document includes 2 Interviews
and all 4 questions.



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