Narrative Essay Rubric
PRINT OUT this scoring rubric for each student.
Reread your narrative essay and give yourself scores.
Your teacher will also give you scores, and a final grade. Your teacher can refer to the California Writing Standards Tests Scoring Rubric for Grade 4 Narratives.
|______||______||1. You clearly completed all parts of your writing task.|
|______||______||2. You showed a clear understanding of the purpose for your writing.|
3. You kept to one point of view. You stayed focused and organized. You used paragraphs correctly.
|______||______||4. You have a clear central idea with related facts, details, and/or explanations.|
|______||______||5. You have a variety of sentence types.|
|______||______||6. You made few, if any, mistakes in conventions (grammar, punctuation, capitalization, spelling).|
|_______||_______||7. You developed a good sequence of important events to tell your ideas, observations, and/or memories.|
|_______||_______||8. You included vivid descriptive language and sensory details that helped the reader to visualize the events or experiences.|
4 = Exemplary (A) 3 = Accomplished (B)
2 = Developing (C) 1 = Beginning (D or Not Passing)
FINAL GRADE _________
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