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Story Writing


Teacher name: __________________________


Student Name __________________________

 

CATEGORY

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Writing Process

Student devotes a lot of time and effort to the writing process (prewriting, drafting, reviewing, and editing). Works hard to make the story wonderful.

Student devotes sufficient time and effort to the writing process (prewriting, drafting, reviewing, and editing). Works and gets the job done.

Student devotes some time and effort to the writing process but was not very thorough. Does enough to get by.

Student devotes little time and effort to the writing process. Doesn't seem to care.

Focus on Assigned Topic

The entire paragraph is related to the assigned topic and allows the reader to understand much more about the topic.

Most of the paragraph is related to the assigned topic. The story wanders off at one point, but the reader can still learn something about the topic.

Some of the paragraph is related to the assigned topic, but a reader does not learn much about the topic.

No attempt has been made to relate the paragraph to the assigned topic.

Spelling and Punctuation

There are no spelling or punctuation errors in the final draft. Character and place names that the author invented are spelled consistently throughout.

There is one spelling or punctuation error in the final draft.

There are 2-3 spelling and punctuation errors in the final draft.

The final draft has more than 3 spelling and punctuation errors.

Accuracy of Facts

All facts presented in the paragraph are accurate.

Almost all facts presented in the paragraph are accurate.

Most facts presented in the paragraph are accurate (at least 70%).

There are several factual errors in the paragraph

Requirements

All of the requirements , were met.

Almost all (about 90%) requirements were met.

Most (about 75%) of the requirements were met, but several were not.

Many requirements were not met.