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“All About Me” Project

English – Mrs. AbiSamra

Final Scoring Rubric

Over 210

 

Student Name: ______________________________          Final Grade: __________/100

 

 

Booklet Cover                                                                 Over 10 _________

¨        Is it Creative, Innovative, Original, Unusual?

¨        Does it represent your “Life Journey?”

¨        Do the strips of pictures represent you, your hobbies,
interests, and/or achievements?

 

Title Page                                                                        Over 5  _________

¨        Illustrations

¨        Creative Title

¨        Name, grade level, subject, teacher

¨        Date

 

Index                                                                              Over 5  _________

¨        All sections mentioned

¨        Order followed

¨        Correct page numbers

 

Introduction                                                                    Over 10 _________

¨        At least 120 words?

¨        Good Hook / Motivator?

¨        Lead in?

¨        Thesis? Is it representative of your project?

 

Essays (graded according to the “6 + 1 Trait Rubric”)                           Over 70 _________

1.        Information About You:                        _________

2.        Your Family:                                         _________

3.        Your Friends:                                       _________

4.        Your School:                                        _________

5.        Your Hobbies & Interests:                    _________

6.        Your Holidays:                                     _________

7.         Favorite Objects/Animals/Books:         _________

 

Conclusion                                                                     Over 10 _________

¨        At least 120 words?

¨        Worth remembering?

¨        Summing up / restating your thesis?

¨        Did you answer the question “Who are you?”

¨        Message you want your reader to leave with?

¨        Food for thought / question / quotation / recommendations?

 

Comparison with Genres Studied                                     Over 10 _________

¨        Do you compare yourself, your family, friends,
adventures, etc… (all major sections) with characters / events
you have studied this year?

 

Expressions Used                                                           Over 10 _________

¨        Do you include at least 20 expressions collected
from your readings?

¨        Are these expressions underlined with footnotes that
mention the title/author of the book you took them from
and the page numbers?

 

Conventions                                                                    Over 20 _________

¨        Agreement of tenses

¨        Punctuation

¨        Capitalization

¨        Grammar in general

¨        Usage

¨        Spelling

¨        Accuracy in general

 

Presentation / Creativity / Substantiality                            Over 20 _________ (+ 10)

¨        Is it well bound?

¨        Very few typing mistakes/corrections?

¨        Is it visually clear and pleasing?

¨        Is it creative, innovative, original, unusual?

¨        Is it substantial, deep, not superficial, taken seriously,
providing important and essential information?

 

Idea Basket                                                                     Over 10 _________

¨        Article ideas?

¨        Titles?

¨        Future projects?

¨        Favorite things/quotes?

¨        Advice?

 

References                                                                      Over 10 _________

¨        All sources included?

¨        According to the APA style?

 

Appendix                                                                        Over 10 _________

¨        Outlines

¨        Drafts

¨        Hard copies of major references

¨        Peer evaluation checklists

¨        Appropriate order

¨        Whole Project on a Floppy

 

Outline Suggestion: Fill-in Form - 5 paragraph essay

Outline Suggestion: Fill-in Form - 8 paragraph essay

Essay Outline || Essay Checklist || 6 + 1 Trait rubric || Oral Presentation Rubric

Expressions collected from Readings

Grade 9-3 Web Site

Grade 9-3 Tentative Program & Time-Table for 04-05

Mrs. Nada AbiSamra’s Home Page