Close Reading Response Rubric



4 (Exceeds)
3 (Meets)
2 (Partially Meets)
1 (Minimally Meets)
I can use sentence stem to start my paragraph.

  • Used one of the sentence stems that was provided.
  • Used a part of a sentence stem but not the whole stem.
  • Had a good introduction to the paragraph but did not use the stem.
  • No introduction to paragraph.
  • Jumps right in to the details
I can use evidence from the text to prove my thinking.
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  • Accurate interpretation of question.
  • Provides important supporting evidence to justify his/her interpretation
  • .Reasonable interpretation question.
  • Provides relevant supporting evidence to support his/her interpretation

  • Incomplete interpretation of question.
  • Provides little or no supporting evidence to justify his/her interpretation

  • Little or no understanding of question.

  • May include incorrect information.

I can use correct conventions when I write.

  • Accurately used periods and capital letters.
  • Spelled all common sight words correctly.
  • Wrote with nice penmanship.

  • Accurately used period and capital letters.

  • Spelled all most sight words correctly.

  • Wrote with overall good penmanship.
  • Little use of periods and capital letters
  • Many sight words spelled incorrectly.
  • Lack of concern over penmanship.
Condition codes for responses = 0 (Does Not Meet Expectations)
(A) Off Topic
(B) Illegible
(C) Blank or Refusal to Respond

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