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Short Essay Response Writing Quiz

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Choose 1 of the following & write a well-developed on the topic.

·         Explain how Stacy’s mother and father show respect for Paw-paw.

·         Explain how a character (besides Stacy & Paw-paw) could have eased the conflict between Stacy & Paw-paw.

·         Discuss Chinese culture that was presented in the story.

·        Compare/contrast the character of Lemon Brown to Paw-paw’s character.

 

            Start typing answer here. It is already indented, but if the indent is lost, hit ctrl tab to indent. It will automatically double-space. Use Arial 12, but if necessary, change the font size to 11 to make it fit one page. The rubric must all fit on this page as well.

Topic Sentence

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clear TS w/ 3 items below

TS has only 2 of the items

TS too specific

TS didn't fit essay

title of story in quotes

referred to the question/topic

general statement about answer

Content of Answer

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·          explained generally with comments & then...

·          referred to details from selection for support

·          referred to details from selection to support answer but did not explain

·          lack of content

·          provided general comments & vague info

·          some incorrect info

·          many incorrect references

·          retold most of the selection

Use of Characters’ Names

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·          used names

·          used pronouns when necessary or other words to signify characters

·          used names but should vary with use of pronouns &/or adj./nouns

·          used names way too often

·          used pronouns or other references too often

·        failed to refer to characters’ names

·        incorrect name use

Sentence Fluency

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·          varied beginnings

·          varied sentence structure

·          used complete sentences

·          varied most beginnings

·          varied some sentence structure

·          most complete sentence

·          lack of varied beginnings

·          similar sentence structure

·          fragments w/ no purpose

·          no varied beginnings

·          same sent. structure

·          incomplete sentence use has no purpose

Conventions

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all correct

1-2 errors

3-4 errors

5-6 errors

apostrophes

caps

other pun’t.

spelling

grammar/wording/usage

 

Commas

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all correct or only 1-3 errors:

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7-9 errors:

10-12 errors:

an appositive

in series

w/FanBoys/comma splice

w/ dependent clause/prep/intro

other

 

Format

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fit one page ~ indented ~ double-spaced ~ Arial 12 or 11 font

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