The student somewhat meaningfully reflects on the

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The student somewhat meaningfully reflects on the relation between the form and the content of the stanza he or she wrote.The student attempts to relate the form of the stanza to a genre.Beginning (1 point)The student incorrectly scans the meter of the stanza he or she wrote.The student incorrectly states or does not state the rhyme scheme of the stanza he or she wrote.The student does not meaningfully reflect on the relation between the form and the content of the stanza he or she wrote.The student does not relate the form of the stanza to a genre.4
Task 2: Comparing Text and Song Versions of a PoemCriteriaDistinguished(4 points)The essay includes a clear and insightful main idea that compares or contrasts the two versions of the poem.The textual evidence presented strongly supports the claims in the essay.The final draft has a clear focus and a smooth flow of ideas.The revisions markedly improve the essay; the final draft presents ideas lucidly.The essay is free of errors in spelling and grammar.Proficient (3 points)The essay includes a clear main idea that compares or contrasts the two versions of the poem.The textual evidence presented supports the claims in the essay.The final draft has a clear focus and is meaningfully structured.The revisions significantly improve the essay; the final draft presents ideas clearly.The essay is largely free of errors in spelling and grammar.Developing (2 points)The essay includes a meaningful main idea that compares or contrasts the two versions of the poem.The textual evidence presented supports the claims in the essay to some extent.The final draft reflects an attempt to structure the text.The revisions arguably improve the essay; the final draft presents ideas comprehensibly.The essay contains a few errors in spelling and grammar.Beginning (1 point)The essay does not include a meaningful main idea.The textual evidence presented does not support the claims in the essay.The final draft is not structured.The revisions do not improve the essay; the final draft does not present ideas coherently.The essay contains several errors in spelling and grammar.5

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