Literature Circles Assessment Rubric

Name of Student: ____________________________                                Date Complete: ________
Grade Value

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Discussion

Difficulty  participating  in group discussions

Finds giving  opinions difficult and does not make personal connections to the text

some Participation  in group discussions

Some opinions given but  limited connections to the text are made.

Participates competently in group discussions

Offers some insightful opinions and makes connections to the text

Participates  very well in group discussions.

Offers  thoughtful opinions and makes  relevant connections to the text

Excellent leader who  enthusiastically participates and leads discussion.

Offers insightful connections and pertinent connections to text.

Role Fulfillment

Rarely completes role task sheets properly and not always on time

Tasks are done with little or no genuine effort

 Completes role task sheets properly but not always on time

Tasks are completed  with minimal effort

Completes role task sheets independently and on time

Tasks are thoughtfully done with genuine effort

Completes role task sheets  independently and on time

Tasks are thoughtfully done 

Reliable participant, very helpful and completes sheets on time and independently.

Tasks completed demonstrate extended understandings of  the text.

Reading

 Assigned reading tasks are not completed regularly or on schedule

Sometimes has assigned reading tasks completed on schedule

Has assigned reading tasks completed on schedule

Has assigned reading tasks completed on schedule.

Usually has more than one assigned reading task  completed. Motivated and willing to complete all assigned reading.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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