Poetry Anthology Project Rubric: Attach as last page in anthology for a grade!
10--9 8--7 6--5 4--3 2--1
Cover page contains an effective
Cover page meets requirements Cover page is missing at least 2 of
and creative title for anthology, Cover page has a generic title with Cover page is missing 3 or more of
Cover Page including a title, name, date, the 5 requirements and/or
illustration/color, name, date, and the minimal requirements. the 5 requirements.
period, and a colorful visual. requirements are ineffective.
Table of contents is labeled, neatly Table of contents is labeled, and in
Table of contents is labeled, and in Table of contents is attempted but Table of contents is a jumbled
written/typed, in correct correct numerical order with no
Table of Contents correct numerical order including lacks neatness and organization. mess--missing pages, no page
numerical order including all pages more that two pages missing from
all pages in anthology. May also be missing pages. numbers, out of order, sloppy.
in anthology. contents.
Anthology contains 10 varied Anthology contains 9-8 varied Anthology contains 8-7 poems. Anthology contains 7 or 6 poems. Anthology contains 6 or fewer
Poem Selections poems with a minimum of 10 poems with a minimum of 10 One may not be a minimum of 10 At least two contain fewer than 10 poems that do not contain a
lines. lines. lines. lines. minimum of 10 lines.
The theme connection is difficult
The theme is clearly identifiable in The theme is identifiable in the The theme is unclear in at least 3 The poetry selections do not show
Theme Connection to identify in at least 2 of the
the poetry selections. poetry selections. or more of the poetry selections. a connection to the theme.
All poems are accompanied by an Most visuals capture the poets' Visuals attempt to capture the Visuals are attempted but do not
Graphics/ Pictures/ Little or no attempt to provide
effective visual that captures the message, but may be missing 1-2 poet's' message, but may be capture the poets' message in 5 or
message of the poet. effective visuals. missing 3-4 effective visuals. more of the poems.
The responses contain a brief
The responses are well written
reaction from the reader. The
containing insightful The responses contain the reader's The responses lack insight and The responses are very weak,
responses are very generic and
Reflective Responses thoughts/reactions toward the thoughts and feelings and the thought. At least 5-7 responses repetitious, and lack insight. They
repetitious -- "I like this poem." At
poem and specifically explains how poem connects to the theme. connect to the theme. do not connect to the theme.
least 8 of the responses connect to
the poem connects to the theme.
Format instructions are followed
Format instructions were not
Format instructions are followed Format instructions are followed most of the time with some Format instructions are attempted
followed and project is
Organization precisely with accurate labels and with consideration of labels and attempt to provide labels as with inadequate labels and spatial
disorganized lacking necessary
spatial orientation. spatial orientation. needed. Spatial orientation orientation.
labels and spatial orientation.
attempted but hard to follow.
The anthology lacks one of the
The anthology is creative, The anthology lacks two of the
The anthology is creative, following OR adequately attempts The anthology is basic--no color,
Creativity extremely neat, colorful, and following: color, neatness,
extremely neat, and colorful. them all: color, neatness and very little creative effort.
The works cited page may be
The works cited page is neatly The works cited page is neat, The works cited page may be
missing one of the following: title, The works cited page lacks
written/typed, contains title, is in contains title, is in alphabetical missing one of the following: title,
Works Cited Page alphabetical order, or neatness. It organization and the citations are
alphabetical order, and correctly order and contains few errors in alphabetical order, or neatness. It
has more than 7-10 errors in incorrectly formatted.
formatted. the citations. has 5-7 errors in citations.