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Compare/Contrast Essay: Book to movie 
The purpose of this rubric is to allow the student to know what the expectations are for writing a comparing/contrasting essay. The student will compare and contrast the book The House on Mango Street to the movie Almost a Woman.
Rubric Code: J2XA9WW
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 9-12


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  Excellent

5 pts

Good

4 pts

Fair

2 pts

Make Corrections - Re-do

1 pts

Paper Format

Excellent

MLA formatting has been followed completely and accurately in the heading and throughout the text.
Good

MLA formatting has been followed throughout most of the heading and in the text.
Fair

MLA formatting has been attempted but there are several inaccuracies in the heading and throughout the text.
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MLA formatting has not been attempted in the heading or the text.
Re-Do.
Grammar & Punctuation

Excellent

All sentences begin with a capital letter.
All sentences have the correct end marks.
Good

Most sentences begin with a capital letter.
Most sentences have the correct end marks.
Fair

Few, if any sentences start with a capital letter. Few, if any of the sentences have the correct end mark.
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None of the sentences start with a captial letter.
Make corrections.
None of the sentences have the correct end mark.
Make corrections.
Vocabulary

Excellent

Vocabulary - i.e., word choice is strong and shows understanding of the meaning.
Good

Most vocabulary words are used appropriately
Fair

Vocabulary - i.e., word choice is weak and doesn't show understanding of the meaning.
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Word choice is unclear and doesn't make sense in the sentences.
Re-Do.
Sentence Structure

Excellent

Sentences are of an appropriate length, make sense, and is free of subject/verb disagreements.
Good

Sentences are of an appropriate length, mostly make sense, but there are some subject/verb disagreements.
Fair

Essay contains many errors which are distracting to the reader.
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Essay is unreadable due to too many errors.
Re-Do.
Comparison points

Excellent

There are (3) three clear comparison examples between the movie and the book.
Good

There are (2) two comparison examples between the movie and the book
Fair

There is (1)one comparison example between the movie and the book .
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Student has not provided any comparison examples between the movie and the book.
Re-Do.
Contrasting points

Excellent

There are (3) three clear contrasting examples between the movie and the book.
Good

There are (2) two clear contrasting examples between the movie and the book.
Fair

There is (1) one clear contrasting example between the movie and the book.
Make Corrections - Re-do

Student has not provided any contrasting examples between the movie and the book.
Re-Do.
Essay Structure

Excellent

There are 5 paragraphs, each with 3-5 sentences: An introduction with three clear points, 3 body paragraphs each comparing and contrasting a point, and a conclusion paragrpah that clearly summarizes the essay using DIFFERENT wording than the introduction.
Good

There are at least 3 paragraphs, and it mostly flows and makes sense.
Fair

There are 2 paragraphs: one that compares and one that contrasts.
Make Corrections - Re-do

There isn't any real form or format to this essay.
Re-Do.



Keywords:
  • Compare/Contrast Essay, House on Mango Street, Writing, Essays, English, Technology, Almost a Woman







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