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iRubric: Suspense Short Story rubric

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Suspense Short Story 
Rubric Code: X2XA928
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12


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  Exceeding

4 pts

Meeting

3 pts

Progressing

2 pts

Needs Improvement

1 pts

Characterization

Exceeding

The character(s) is/are clearly developed with descriptions of each character.
Meeting

The character(s) is/are clearly developed with descriptions of each character, but sometimes does not make sense in the story.
Progressing

The character(s) is/are somewhat developed, but sometimes does not make sense in the story.
Needs Improvement

The character(s) is/are barely developed.
Setting/Point of View

Exceeding

Use of setting is clear.
Reader/viewer is able to distinguish when a change of setting is present or has occurred .Point of view is clear, use of first person, or third person is easily detected by the reader.
Meeting

Use of setting is somewhat clear, at times is difficult for reader to clearly identify setting. Point of view somewhat clear, and use of first or third person is hard to identify.
Progressing

Use of setting is unclear, it is difficult for the reader to identify setting in the story. Point of view is unclear at times, shifts in dialogue (first or third) hard for reader to detect.
OR
You had a lot of help creating the setting. How can you do this m more independently
Needs Improvement

No use of setting is present in the short story. It is clearly undetermined. Point of view is not clear. Reader is unable to identify point of view at all in piece.
Plot

Exceeding

Story has at least one well defined problem/conflict, a climax and an engaging ending.
Meeting

Story has a problem/conflict, a climax, and an acceptable resolution.
Progressing

Story has a problem and solution, but the problem never reaches a climax. Or the stroy has a problem and a climax but it not fully developed.
Needs Improvement

The problem and/or climax and/or resolution is not present.
Creativity

Exceeding

Story includes dialogue and plenty of details (descriptive language) that give the reader images in their mind while reading the story.
Meeting

Story includes dialogue and some details (descriptive language) that gives the reader images in their mind while reading the story.
Progressing

Story may include dialogue and may include some details (descriptive language) that gives the reader some images in their mind while reading the story. Or you needed a lot of help adding dialogue and descriptive language.
Needs Improvement

Story is told with little to no details (descriptive language) The story tells but does not show.
Grammar/Mechanics

Exceeding

There are very few punctuation,spelling and/or grammar errors.
Meeting

There are some punctuation, spelling and/or grammar errors, but they do not distract the reader.
Progressing

There are many punctuation, grammar or spelling errors. They are distracting. Or you were given extra help in correcting the above.
Needs Improvement

Due to the punctuation, grammar and spelling errors the story is difficult to read and understand.
Organization

Exceeding

Varied sentence lengths were used, the story flowed from one point to the next, paragraphs showed a change of time, place, or new person speaking. The story was easy to follow.
Meeting

The story would benefit from more attention to organization, but it is told in sequence, has varied sentences, and includes several paragraphs.
Progressing

The story is disernable, but would benefit from some or all of the following:
- vary sentences
- organizational flow needs attention
- paragraph breaks need work.
OR you had a lot of help in this area.
Needs Improvement

The story is difficult to follow as it jumps around. Sentences are simple. The story is written in one paragraph.



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