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Current Events 
Rubric Code: X4AAW8
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Subject: History  
Type: Homework  
Grade Levels: 6-8


Powered by iRubric Current Events
  Excellent

10 pts

Good

9 pts

Fair

8 pts

Poor

7 pts

Factual Elements

(who, what, where, why, and how)

Excellent

All factual elements required by the assignment description are present.
Good

Most factual elements required by the assignment description are present.
Fair

Some factual elements required by the assignment description are present.
Poor

Few factual elements required by the assignment are present.
Reflection

Excellent

Student successfully reflects on the information presented in the article. The ideas presented in the article are analyzed and the student expresses an informed opinion about them which is supported by details in the article.
Good

Student attempts to reflect on the article and is mostly successful and it is clear that he/she understands the content of the article. The student expresses his/her opinion about the events in the article and supports it with facts presented in the article.
Fair

Student attempts to reflect on the article but is not really successful. It is clear that the student does not understand the contents of the article. The student attempts to express his/her opinion about the events in the article, but the opinion is unsupported.
Poor

The student does not attempt to reflect on the article.
Bias

Excellent

The student correctly determines bias (or lack thereof) in the article and supports their opinion with an example. It is clear they understand the concept of an article being biased.
Good

The student attempts to determine bias (or lack thereof) in the article but did not fully support their opinion. It is clear they understand what bias is.
Fair

The student incorrectly determines bias (or lack thereof) in the article. It is unclear whether they understand what bias is.
Poor

The student does not attempt to determine bias.
Grammar, Spelling, and Diction

Excellent

There are 1-2 grammatical errors, no spelling mistakes, and the sentence structure is excellent. The writing flows smoothly.
Good

There are 3-4 grammatical errors, 1-2 spelling mistakes, and the sentence structure is good. The writing flows smoothly most of the time.
Fair

There are 5-6 grammatical errors, 3-4 spelling mistakes, and the sentence structure is OK. The writing flows smoothly at times, but is choppy at other times.
Poor

There are more than 6 grammatical errors, more than 4 spelling mistakes, and the sentence structure is poor. The writing is choppy throughout the assignment.




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