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Quia Assessment Rubric

Use our Quia site entitled The Things They Carried for vocabulary practice, quizzes on content, activities that enrich your understanding of the events surrounding the book, and quizzes that assess your overall knowledge.

The following is the rubric for responses to each story assignment.

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Identifies important information
Student lists all the main points of the chapter without having the chapter in front of him/her.
The student lists all the main points, but uses the chapter for reference.
The student lists all but one of the main points, using the chapter for reference. S/he does not highlight any unimportant points.
The student cannot important information with accuracy.
Identifies details
Student recalls several details for each main point without referring to the chapter.
Student recalls several details for each main point, but needs to refer to the chapter, occasionally.
Student is able to locate most of the details when looking at the chapter.
Student cannot locate details with accuracy.
Identifies facts
Student accurately locates at least 5 facts in the chapter and gives a clear explanation of why these are facts, rather than opinions.
Student accurately locates 4 facts in the chapter and gives a reasonable explanation of why they are facts, rather than opinions.
Student accurately locates 4 facts in the chapter. Explanation is weak.
Student has difficulty locating facts in a chapter.
Identifies opinions
Student accurately locates at least 5 opinions in the chapter and gives a clear explanation of why these are opinions, rather than facts.
Student accurately locates at least 4 opinions in the chapter and gives a reasonable explanation of why these are opinions, rather than facts.
Student accurately locates at least 4 opinions in the chapter. Explanation is weak.
Student has difficulty locating opinions in a chapter.
Relates Graphics to Text
Student accurately explains how each graphic/diagram is related to the text, and accurately determines whether each graphic/diagram agrees with the information in the text.
Student accurately explains how each graphic/diagram is related to the text.
Student accurately explains how some of the diagrams are related to the text.
Student has difficulty relating graphics and diagrams to the text.
Summarization
Student uses only 1-3 sentences to describe clearly what the chapter is about.
Student uses several sentences to accurately describe what the chapter is about.
Student summarizes most of the chapter accurately, but has some slight misunderstanding.
Student has great difficulty summarizing the chapter.
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