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CPHS_Creative Writing - Ramsey House - Historical Fiction Assignment: Rubric

Ms. Kronzer's Rubric for the Alexander Ramsey House Project

Historical Fiction Rubric

 

 

5

4

3

2

1

Accuracy (30%)

Text demonstrates excellent historic accuracy

Text demonstrates very good historic accuracy

Text demonstrates decent historic accuracy

Text demonstrates developing historic accuracy

Text demonstrates under-developed historic accuracy

Idea (20%)

Idea is engaging, effective, and unique

Idea is engaging and effective

Idea is effective

Idea has aspects that are effective

Idea is under-developed

Show vs. Tell (20%)

Text achieves an effective and engaging command of showing vs. telling

Text effectively shows and tells in the appropriate places

Text shows and tells in appropriate places

Text is developing in terms of where it shows and where it tells

The skill of showing vs. telling is under-developed

Dialogue (15%)

Dialogue is believable and demonstrates a thorough understanding of the time period

Dialogue is believable and demonstrates understanding of the time period

Dialogue is mostly believable and demonstrates some understanding of the time period

Dialogue believability is developing, as is understanding of the time period

Dialogue and understanding of the time period are under-developed