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3400 General Scoring Rubric for Language Arts

General Scoring Rubric for Language Arts
 
Level Description Definition
4
Outstanding Achievement
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(Converts to report card grade of A)
Masters analyzing and evaluating reading selections. (“beyond the lines”)
Strategies—will be able to answer questions such as:
• Compare_____to_____.
• How would you classify_____?
• What can the reader conclude?
• What is your opinion of?
• How effective was?
• Why do you think?
3
Advanced Achievement
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(Converts to report card grade of B)
Masters literal and interpretive meaning of the reading selection. (“between the lines”)
Strategies—will be able to answer questions such as:
• Summarize the story in your words.
• What if_____?
• Elaborate on the reason_____?
• What traits best describe the hero in the story?
• Explain why_____caused_____.
• How did the author feel about_____?
2
Basic Achievement
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(Converts to report card grade of C)
Masters literal level of reading selections (“read the lines”) with some interpretation. (“between the lines”)
Strategies—will be able to answer questions such as:
• Compare and contrast.
• Give some instances which_____.
• What examples can you find to support_____?
• How would you rewrite the selection from _____’s point of view?
• Hypothesize what would happen if…
• How can you explain?
1
Minimal Achievement
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(Converts to report card grade of D)
Rarely or never masters comprehension of reading selections.
Strategies—will be able to answer questions such as:
• Who did it?
• What is…?
• Where is…?
• Which one…?
• Why did…?
• Describe…