1/4/09 If I wrote a book the mine character name would be Jay. He would be 1000 years old and still be in school. He would go to the mall during school.


This is a first draft of the Online Journal Rubric. Please make suggestions for improvement below the rubric. If you would like to place ideas for change within the rubric, do so in red, and I will change them once they become permanent.

Online Journal Rubric

Score
Basis for Scoring

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4 or A

  • Entries are detailed with a sense of completeness
  • Specific details from book support the topic and thoughts, ideas, and opinions
  • Minimum of at least one paragraph (6 - 9 sentences) each day
  • Detailed understanding of book demonstrated in journal
  • Explanation and analysis of the "So What?", theme, or lesson
  • Format is correct and consistent
  • Daily reading from SSR and home is complete and logged in book journal daily
  • Spelling, punctuation, and capitalization is correct
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3 or B

  • Entries have several details from the book
  • Specific details from book relate to the topic and thoughts, ideas, and opinions
  • One paragraph (5 - 7 sentences) each day
  • Understanding of book demonstrated in journal
  • Explains the "So What?", theme, or lesson
  • Format is correct
  • Reading from SSR and home is logged in book journal daily
  • Spelling, punctuation, and capitalization is correct
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2 or C

  • Entries have at least one specific detail from the book
  • Specific details from book relate to the topic
  • One paragraph (several sentences) each day
  • Understanding of book demonstrated in journal
  • Discusses "So What?", theme, or lesson
  • Format is correct
  • Daily reading from SSR and home is logged in book journal
  • Spelling, punctuation, and capitalization has occasional errors
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1 or D

  • Entries do not always have details from the book
  • Specific detail from book usually are on topic
  • One paragraph (2 - 4 sentences) each day
  • Detailed understanding of book demonstrated in journal
  • Format errors
  • Reading from SSR and home has missing days logged in book journal
  • Spelling, punctuation, and capitalization has mistakes
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12/7/08 Joe S. said
I think we need to add . . .