Enlightenment Period for American Literature
ABC Book Rubric
Criteria Exemplar (3) Developed (2) Limited (1)
Appearance The text and the illustrations are The text and the illustrations are The text and the illustrations
visually appealing. The text and visually appealing. The text and are adequate. The text and
the pictures are clear and pictures are clear and colorful. No pictures are clear. More than
colorful. The book is free from more than three smudges or stray three smudges or stray marks
smudges and stray marks. marks are visible. are visible. Stick figures are
Content Exceptional idea development Satisfactory idea development Unclear or limited idea
with supporting details written in with some supporting details development with lack of
Knowledge author’s own words. written in author’s own words. details. It may or may not be
written in author’s own words.
Image Images are highly engaging for Images are appropriate to content Images detract from or are
content and audience. and audience. inappropriate for content and
Grammar and The book is free from grammar The book contains no more than The book contains three or
and spelling errors. two grammar or two spelling more spelling or grammar
Spelling errors. errors.
Factual All letters are represented with a No more than two letters are Three or more letters are
word or sentence and an missing, but all are represented missing from the book.
Information illustration. with a word and sentence and an
Grade: _________________/15 points =