Student Essays Big Fish

This rubric is designed for an analytical assignment on the power and purpose of story using Yann Martel’s Life of Pi and Tim Burton’s Big Fish.

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This is a simple rubric for grading information based writing on the Columbian Exchange. It can be adapted for other assignments that are information based.

This rubric utilizes the following criteria:

  • Introduction
  • Thesis Statement
  • Analysis
  • Conclusion
  • Organization
  • Mechanics

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Submitted by:
Waldina Pineda
Mamaroneck High School
Mamaroneck, New York, California, U.S.

Waldina Pineda teaches 9th grade English Language Arts in New York. She uses this rubric when teaching students about responding to stories.


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