Oral Retelling Rubric � Levels 4 � 24

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					                                            Oral Retelling Rubric – Levels 4 – 24
                                                   Literary Text (Fiction)

Directions: Prior to reading the selection the teachers should:
   1. Give a brief story introduction about the text.
   2. Have the student browse through the pictures in the text and make predictions about the story if the text
       is supported by pictures (Levels 4-16).
   3. Have the student read aloud a section of text at the beginning of the story and make a prediction based
       on what was read. Score the student on the rubric below based on their responses.
   4. Have the student read the story, or the rest of the text. The student reads the text aloud for Levels 4-
       16. The student reads the rest of the text silently for Levels 18-24.
   5. After reading the story, tell the student, “Now, tell me what happened in this story. Start at the

 16 Possible Points                   1 point                     2 points                       3 points                     4 points
                                                                 Some prompting           No prompting required.
                              Prompting needed for                                                                     No prompting required
                                                            required for student to        Student uses some of
                               the student to briefly                                                                  for the student to make
                                                             make comments and            the pictures and/or text
                             predict what will happen                                                                  relevant connections to
     Predictions             in the story. Prediction
                                                            predictions. Prediction         to make a prediction.
                                                                                                                        the pictures or text for
                                                            may not be completely         Prediction is somewhat
                              may not be relevant to                                                                     making a reasonable
                                                             relevant to pictures or          consistent with the
                                  pictures or text.                                                                           prediction.
                                                                        text.                   pictures or text.
                               Retells 1 or 2 events;      Retells in random order:            Retells the story
                              characters are referred          at least 3 events are       generally in sequence         Retells all important
     Retelling:                   to using general              included; refers to      and includes most of the       events in sequence in
 characters, setting,           pronouns; does not         characters using correct       important events in the       the beginning, middle,
     sequence                 includes setting; some        pronouns; may or may          beginning, middle, and         and end of the story;
                                   misinformation           not include the setting;           end of the story;       indentifies story setting
                                (retelling is limited)      some misinterpretation         identifies story setting
                                                               Retelling includes at     Retelling includes some         Retelling includes all
      Retelling:             Retelling includes limited
                                                          least 1 detail; uses some       important details; uses       important details; uses
                             details and uses general
Relevant details and                                          language/vocabulary           language/vocabulary          language/vocabulary
                              terms or labels; limited
supporting evidence                                        from the text; has some       from the text; has basic         from the text; has a
                               understanding of key
    (vocabulary)                                             understanding of key         understanding of most         good understanding of
                                                                  words/concepts             key words/concepts           key words/concepts
     Retelling:               5 or more questions or            3 or 4 questions or           1 or 2 questions or      No questions or prompts
 Prompting support             prompts were given              prompts were given            prompts were given               were given
    Total Score              3      4     5      6        7          8        9     10    11       12     13      14         15         16

Below are prompts the teacher may give the student. Mark a tally each time a prompt is given.

_____ Can you tell me more?
_____ What happened at the beginning of the story?
_____ The student tells about an event. The teacher may say, “What happened before or after
         ____________________ happened in the story?
_____ Who else was in the story?
_____ How did the story end?
_____ Record in the space below any other questions asked to prompt the student during the retelling.

Adapted from the Diagnostic Reading Assessment (DRA) and the South Carolina Academic English Language Arts Standards and created by
Tonna Marroni, Instructional Facilitator in Anderson School District Five

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