Rubric for Scoring Portfolio Rationale Statements

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					Rubric for Scoring Portfolio Rationale Statements

Category                 Needs revision;             Proficient              Accomplished
                         rudimentary or developing
Evidence                 Fails to clearly            Clearly identifies      Includes pertinent
identification           identify standard,          standard, evidence      detail and
(Select)                 evidence and its            and germane             substantial
                         origin                      information about       information about
                                                     the evidence            the origin of the
                                                                             evidence
Alignment to             Not clearly                 Clearly articulates     Clearly articulates
Standard                 connected to                how the artifact        how the artifact
(Connect)                standard                    shows the author’s      shows the author’s
                                                     competence within       competence within
                                                     the standard.           the standard.
Importance to            Weak reflection             Good reflection         Strong reflection
profession               about the                   about the               about the
(Reflect)                importance of the           importance of the       importance of the
                         evidence or weak            evidence or weak        evidence or weak
                         connection to               connection to           connection to
                         growth or change            growth or change        growth or change
Aesthetics               Format, font                Aesthetically on        Format, font, color,
                         selection, color, or        target (format, font,   and appearance
                         page appearance is          color, and page         demonstrates
                         distracting                 appearance)             personality and
                                                                             professionalism

         Heading (Identifies standard and evidence)


         Thoroughly proofread; free from grammar, syntax, and spelling errors.


         Appropriate length (complete and concise)

N.B. A good rationale statement frequently requires i/2 to 1 page to write (APA);
additional length usually detracts from the communication.




Tom Roy