Summary Paragraph Rubric

Academic English 7 with Ms. Priester

Summary Paragraph Writing Goal

4

A+

- I can summarize an article that is at or above my reading level by writing a paragraph using Step Up to Writing strategies.  

3.5

A

- I can meet all level 3 standards and some level 4 standards.

3

A-

- I can summarize an article by writing a paragraph using Step Up to Writing strategies.  

2.5

B

- I can meet all level 2 standards and some level 3 standards.

2

C

- I can complete specific tasks to show that I understand how to write a summary paragraph: reading routine, vocabulary card, main ideas (identify the item, select a verb, finish your thought), and/or details with keywords and phrases.  

OR

-I can summarize an article by writing a paragraph using Step Up to Writing strategies with help from an adult.

1.5

C-

- I can meet all level 1 standards and some level 2 standards.

1

D

- I can write a paragraph that states the main idea of an article and/or lists key ideas. I may need adult help.

0.5

F

-Even with adult help, I am unable to write a paragraph to summarize an article.

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