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					LANGUAGE ARTS 7                                                                           SHORT STORIES

Name: _________________________                  Class: _____               Date: ___________________
Student Evaluation: “The Zoo” or “Little Red Cap” Assignment


 Category

               You have selected 3      You have selected 2      You have included 1    It is not clear what
               main ideas for your      main ideas for your      main idea in your      the main ideas are.
               newspaper article or     newspaper article or     newspaper article or   There is a lack of
               eulogy. These ideas      eulogy that tell the     eulogy.                clarity when it comes
Main Ideas     are the most             reader about the                                to determining what
               important ideas that     story.                                          your main ideas are.
               your readers need to
               know!
               All of the evidence      Most of the evidence     At least one of the    Evidence and
               and examples are         and examples are         pieces of evidence     examples are not
               specific, relevant and   specific, relevant and   and examples is        relevant and/or are
               explanations are         explanations are         relevant and has an    not explained.
Support for    given that show how      given that show how      explanation that
Main Ideas     each piece of            each piece of            shows how that piece
               evidence supports        evidence supports the    of evidence supports
               the main ideas.          main ideas.              the main ideas

               Each paragraph is        Most of the              Some of the            The paragraph
Organization   indented and includes    paragraphs are           paragraphs are         structure of each
               a topic sentence,        indented and include     indented. There are    paragraph is poor.
of             supporting details       a topic sentence,        elements missing to    There are several
Paragraphs     and a closing            supporting details       each paragraph such    elements of proper
               sentence.                and a closing            as a topic sentence,   paragraph structure
                                        sentence                 supporting details     and organization
                                                                 and a closing          missing in all of the
                                                                 sentence.              paragraphs.
 Grammar       There is absolutely no   Any spelling or          There are some         There are numerous
and Spelling   grammar or spelling      grammar mistakes         spelling mistakes in   spelling and grammar
               mistakes in the          are minor in error and   the assignment. As     mistakes that affect
               assignment.              do not take away         well mistakes in       the overall clarity of
                                        from the quality of      grammar make the       the assignment. It is
                                        the writing.             assignment difficult   difficult to
                                                                 to read.               understand what the
                                                                                        writer is trying to say.

Comments:
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Teacher Evaluation: “The Zoo” or “Little Red Cap” Assignment


 Category

               You have selected 3      You have selected 2      You have included 1    It is not clear what
               main ideas for your      main ideas for your      main idea in your      the main ideas are.
               newspaper article or     newspaper article or     newspaper article or   There is a lack of
               eulogy. These ideas      eulogy that tell the     eulogy.                clarity when it comes
Main Ideas     are the most             reader about the                                to determining what
               important ideas that     story.                                          your main ideas are.
               your readers need to
               know!
               All of the evidence      Most of the evidence     At least one of the    Evidence and
               and examples are         and examples are         pieces of evidence     examples are not
               specific, relevant and   specific, relevant and   and examples is        relevant and/or are
               explanations are         explanations are         relevant and has an    not explained.
Support for    given that show how      given that show how      explanation that
Main Ideas     each piece of            each piece of            shows how that piece
               evidence supports        evidence supports the    of evidence supports
               the main ideas.          main ideas.              the main ideas

               Each paragraph is        Most of the              Some of the            The paragraph
Organization   indented and includes    paragraphs are           paragraphs are         structure of each
               a topic sentence,        indented and include     indented. There are    paragraph is poor.
of             supporting details       a topic sentence,        elements missing to    There are several
Paragraphs     and a closing            supporting details       each paragraph such    elements of proper
               sentence.                and a closing            as a topic sentence,   paragraph structure
                                        sentence                 supporting details     and organization
                                                                 and a closing          missing in all of the
                                                                 sentence.              paragraphs.
 Grammar       There is absolutely no   Any spelling or          There are some         There are numerous
and Spelling   grammar or spelling      grammar mistakes         spelling mistakes in   spelling and grammar
               mistakes in the          are minor in error and   the assignment. As     mistakes that affect
               assignment.              do not take away         well mistakes in       the overall clarity of
                                        from the quality of      grammar make the       the assignment. It is
                                        the writing.             assignment difficult   difficult to
                                                                 to read.               understand what the
                                                                                        writer is trying to say.




Comments:
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