The Crucible Reading Journals by 7K12OTua

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									                                        The Crucible Reading Journals

               Questions                    Connections              Summary                     Analysis
10   Questions reflect critical          Connections relate      Summaries are         Analyses show critical
     thinking and dig deep into the      text to self, text to   thorough and          thinking and dig deep into
     text. They are detailed and         text, and text to       detailed –            the meaning of the text.
     show insight into the reader’s      world. These            included all of the   Each of the literary elements
     comprehension. At least 5           connections are         main events in        and themes are thoroughly
     thoughtful questions                genuine,                each Act.             analyzed.
     included. Vocabulary words          appropriate, and
     included.                           thorough, and help
                                         deepen ones
                                         understanding of
                                         the text.
9    Questions reflect critical          Connections             Summaries are         Analyses show critical
     thinking and effort. They           reflect reader’s        thorough –            thinking and effort. Each of
     monitor the reader’s                genuine                 included the main     the literary elements and
     comprehension well. At least        associations with       events in each        themes are analyzed well.
     5 thoughtful questions              the text and are        Act.
     included. Vocabulary words          detailed and
     included.                           appropriate.
8    Questions show some effort          Some genuine            Summaries are         Analyses show some effort
     to think critically about the       thought went into       somewhat              to critically analyze the text.
     text and its meaning.               these connections       thorough –            Each of the literary elements
     Questions are somewhat              and are explained       included some of      and themes are analyzed on
     thorough. Five decent               appropriately.          the main events in    a basic level.
     questions included.                                         each Act.
     Vocabulary words included.
7    Questions seem superficial.         Connections are         Summaries are         Analyses seem superficial.
     Occasionally there are a few        rushed or               basic – missing       Occasionally there are a few
     questions out of the 5 of           superficial, with       main events in        insights into the meaning of
     redeeming quality that show         occasional              each Act.             the text. May be missing
     critical thinking. Vocabulary       comments of                                   some of the literary
     words included.                     interest and                                  elements and themes.
                                         insight.
6    Questions are mainly related        Connections are         Summaries are         Analyses are vague and
     to plot only and do not delve       few, superficial,       vague and lacking     superficial. Missing quite a
     deeper than the obvious. Most       and seem forced.        detail – missing      few literary elements and
     of the five questions appear                                quite a few details   themes.
     superficial, forced, and                                    in the Acts.
     contrived. May be missing
     vocabulary.
0    Little to no effort was put into    Little to no effort     Little to no effort   Little to no effort was put
     the questions; not attempted.       was put into these      was put into the      into the analyses; not
                                         connections; not        summaries; not        attempted
                                         attempted               attempted

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