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    Education Standards

    Fiction Retelling Rubric

    Overview

    Middle School level Narrative Retelling Rubric for students and teachers.

    Fictional Retelling Rubric

    Fictional Retelling Rubric

     

     

    Beginning

    1

    Developing

    2

    Accomplished

    3

    Exemplary

    4

    Score

    Retelling Task

    Addresses little or none of the retelling task.
    Addresses some of the retelling task.
    Addresses most of the retelling task.
    Clearly addresses the entire retelling task.
     

    Understanding of Purpose

    Shows no understanding of purpose and audience.
    Shows little understanding of purpose and audience.
    Shows a general understanding of purpose.
    Shows a clear understanding of purpose.
     

    Organizational Structure

    Lacks a point of view, focus, organizational structure, and transitions that unify important ideas.
    Attempts to maintain a consistent focus but
    lacks organization, which may involve
    inconsistent point of view, focus, and ineffective or awkward transitions that do not unify important ideas.
    Maintains a mostly consistent point of view, focus and organizational structure, including some use of breaks and transitions, when appropriate.
    Maintains a consistent point of view, focus and organizational structure, including the appropriate and effective use of breaks and transitions.
     

    Use of Existing Plot in Retelling

    Lacks use of the existing plot line.
    Has minimal use of existing plot line, including characters and setting.
    Has a adequate use of existing plot line, including major and minor characters and a definite setting.
    Has a thorough and unique elaboration on existing plot line, with major and minor characters and a definite setting.
     

    Use of Narrative Strategies

    Fails to use dialogue, suspense or narrative.
    Attempts to use dialogue, suspense and narrative with little effectiveness.
    Includes appropriate use of dialogue, suspense, and narrative actions.
    Includes outstanding use of dialogue, suspense, and narrative action.
     

    Language and Flow

    No variety in expression evident. Limited vocabulary. Serious errors that interfere with reader's understanding.
    Little variety in expression. Basic predictable language use
    Contains several erros that may interfere with reader's understanding.
    Some variety in expression and some descriptive language. May contain some errors that do not interfere with reader's understanding.
    Contains a variety of expression, including compound/complex sentences and descriptive language. Few, if any, errors.

     

     

     

    Adapted from Fictional Narrative Rubric