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ENG 1D1: SHORT STORY MONOLOGUE RUBRIC PART 1: INTRODUCTION AND RATIONALE MARKS I.

READING
LEVEL 1 CRITERIA (Limited) LEVEL 2 (Adequate)

TOTAL =

/30 marks
/10

LEVEL 3 (Considerable)

LEVEL 4 (Extensive and Skillful)

Demonstrates an understanding of the connections between the past and the present in the characters life and how they reveal something about the character.

Uses appropriate and specific references to story details that contribute to the understanding of the characters motivations and/or experiences.

Level______ =

/10 marks

COMMENTS:

PART 2: THE MONOLOGUE

/20 MARKS
LEVEL 1 (Limited) LEVEL 2 (Adequate) LEVEL 3 (Considerable) LEVEL 4 (Extensive and Skillful)

I. WRITING CRITERIA

Narrative Perspective: o Creates unity and focus through consistent, first-person voice and mood Believable and engaging character

Character and Conflict: o Engages senses allowing listener to empathize with the character Links past to present to prove something to the listener about the character and his or her motivations

Theme: o Incorporates details from the story to explain how the character`s conflicts and motivations or experiences are connected to reveal the theme

Narrative Techniques: o Skillful and purposeful use of at least ONE of the following: irony, symbol, suspense, flashback, foreshadowing

Level __________

/10 marks
LEVEL 1 (Limited) LEVEL 2 (Adequate LEVEL 3 (Considerable) LEVEL 4 (Extensive and Skillful)

II. LANGUAGE CRITERIA


STYLE AND DICTION o Creates rich descriptions through the use of figurative language (i.e. metaphor, simile, alliteration, vivid verbs and concrete nouns)

SENTENCE VARIETY o Purposeful and correct use of a variety of sentence lengths including simple, compound and complex MECHANCS o Punctuation, spelling, diction

Level____________ =

/10 marks