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Unformatted text preview: Personal Narrative Rubric (100 Points)
Minimal Competent Proficient Exemplary Content of the Essay The essay clearly focuses on a specific life experience (should not exceed a 24 hour period) The essay uses first person narration The essay reflects on the topic, explaining why the event was important in the writer's life The topic of the essay is original The writer varies his/her word choice, sentence style, and use of detail The writer provides a commentary section that connects the personal experience or observation to a larger social issue or trend and provides a broad exploration of the topic The essay meets the page requirement of 2+ pages Organization The essay uses transitions to flow from one point to the next Introduction: identifies the topic and engages the reader Conclusion: gathers ideas together, leaves reader thinking, and offers a sense of closure to the essay Essay is coherent and complete, not randomly put together Editing Grammar and mechanics Sentence structure--sentences are clear and understandable Formatting ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course ENGLISH 103 taught by Professor Lindsaycummings during the Spring '08 term at Viterbo.
- Spring '08