Emulation Rubric

 

4 – Exemplary

 

3 – Proficient

 

2 – Basic

 

1 – Unacceptable

 

I can bring piece of writing through the writing process

- includes multiple rough drafts, peer review, and final draft with self – assessment rubric.  Essay shows substantial revision and polished editing

– includes rough draft, peer review, and final draft with self assessment rubric.  Essay shows revision and polished editing

– includes rough draft, peer review, and final draft with self-assessment

– student fails to hand  in the required elements of the essay packet

I can write about an object, place, or event of importance to me

 

– I can name my object, or place and share specific memories about it.  I can explain the importance of this object, place, or event.

 

– I can name my object, event, or place and share memories about it.  I can say why the object, place, or event is important to me.

 

– I can name my object, or place and share a general description of the object.  I can say why the object, place, or event is important to me.

– I can name my object, place, or event, and describe it

I can emulate style and tone through sentence structure

 

– Clear sense of style through the use of various sentences structures and length

-Clean and communicative

– Narrator is given a clear voice

-Some variation in sentence structure

-Ideas can be communicated to the reader

– essay makes an attempt to vary sentence structure and style
-meaning is no always clear

-minimal sense of narrator’s voice

– There is no evidence of emulated style

I can use sensory imagery to enhance my writing

 

There or more examples of sensory imagery are well developed and help the reader to visualize the author’s experience

– At least three examples of sensory imagery add to the piece and help the reader to visualize the author’s experiences

 

– There is some (underdeveloped) sensory imagery, though fewer than three examples

 

– There is littler or no sensory imagery

I can clearly organize and format my writing

– Thoughts and elements of the essays argument are presented in a logical sequence – All details are included I the proper paragraph, - contains all required elements

– Thoughts and elements of the essay’s arguments are presented in a moderately logical sequence – All details are included in the proper paragraph – Contains most of the required elements

– Some thoughts and elements of the essay’s argument are presented in an illogical sequence – some details are included in an improper paragraph – contains many of the required elements

– The thoughts and elements of the essay’s arguments are presented in a generally illogical sequence – many details are included in improper paragraphs – contains some of the required elements

 

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