Summer Reading

Book Group Participation Rubric

Your name: _______________________________________________________  Book Group Leader: ______________________________________

Book Title: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________                                          

What English course are you taking? ____________________________ Who is your English teacher? _________________________________

STUDENT: Identify which boxes below most closely resemble your participation in the summer book group.  PLEASE STAPLE YOUR GRAPHIC ORGANIZER TO THIS RUBRIC BEFORE TURNING IN.

GROUP LEADER:  If you found that your assessment of the student varies from his or her self-assessment, please make a note of that before turning this into the English department.

EXEMPLARY

I participated well.

PROFICIENT

I participated.

DEVELOPING

I participated somewhat.

BEGINNING

I barely participated.

NO EVIDENCE

I did not participate.

READING:

Participates in a literate community (out-of-class book group).

  • I read the whole book.

  • I came prepared to discuss the book.

  • I thoroughly and thoughtfully filled out my graphic organizer.
  • I read the whole book.

  • I came prepared to discuss the book.

  • I filled out all of my graphic organizer.

  • I read some of the book.

  • I came to the book group discussion.

  • I filled out some of my graphic organizer.
  • I read some of the book.

  • I came to the book group discussion.

  • I did not fill out the graphic organizer.

I did not participate in the summer reading book group and I did not make other arrangements to attend a book discussion.

DISCUSSION:

Refers to text in discussion.

  • I was able to share directly from the text as asked.

  • I was able to follow up with my own ideas and insights.

  • I was able to respond to and follow up on my peers’ comments.
  • I was able to share directly from the text as asked.

  • I was able to follow up with my own ideas and insights.
  • I was able to share ideas from the text, but I did not directly cite text (use quotes).
  • I was unable to share ideas from the text.

I did not participate in the summer reading book group and I did not make other arrangements to attend a book discussion.