Welcome to Aviation English 2014-2015

Make money reading:

NOTE: I don't know how legit this program is. I recommend that you and your parent/guardian check it out first. If it is legit...happy reading!



Be sure to go to the link under "Updates"--scroll down towards the bottom--for the Summer Book Challenge Guidelines.


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A Year in Space: Mark Kelly

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No work will be accepted that is...
 
...printed front-to-back
...not typed in correct MLA format, especially headings, spacing and font (for essays) or correct typed homework format, including headings, spacing, and font!
Remember--never print from Google docs, Google website (download the Word document) or other online programs; always print from a Word document!

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Common Core Scoring Rubric for Short Answer Questions
Four Point Nonfiction/Fiction Response:

Scoring Rubric

4 Exemplary

An exemplary response:

• Gives substantial evidence of the ability to explain how an author presents information to reinforce a specific purpose

• Includes specific explanations that make clear reference to the text

• Fully supports the explanations with clearly relevant information from the text

 

3 Adequate

An adequate response:

• Gives sufficient evidence of the ability to explain how an author presents information to reinforce a specific purpose

• Includes some specific explanations that make reference to the text

• Adequately supports the explanations with relevant information from the text

 

2 Partial

A partial response:

• Gives some evidence of the ability to explain how an author presents information to reinforce a specific purpose

• Includes general explanations that make few references to the text

• Partially supports the explanations with few relevant information from the text

 

1 Minimal

A minimal response:

• Gives limited evidence of the ability to explain how an author presents information to reinforce a specific purpose

• Includes explanations but they are not explicit or make only vague references to the text

• Supports the explanations with at least one detail but the relevance of that detail to the text must be inferred

 

0 No credit

A response gets no credit if it provides no evidence of the ability explain how an author presents information to reinforce a specific purpose, includes no relevant information from the text, or is vague.


Three Point Nonfiction/Fiction Response:

Scoring Rubric

3

A response:

• Gives sufficient evidence of the ability to analyze how the author’s point of view is presented in the text

• Includes specific explanations that make clear reference to the text

• Fully supports the explanations with clearly relevant details from the text

 

2

A response:

• Gives some evidence of the ability to analyze how the author’s point of view is presented in the text

• Includes some specific explanations that make reference to the text

• Adequately supports the explanations with relevant details from the text

 

1

A response:

• Gives limited evidence of the ability to analyze how the author’s point of view is presented in the text

• Includes explanations, but they are not explicit or make only vague references to the text

• Supports the explanations with at least one detail, but the relevance of that detail to the text must be inferred

 

0

 

A response gets no credit if it provides no evidence of the ability to analyze how the author’s point of view is presented in the text, includes no relevant information from the text, or is vague.