Macbeth Act Three Assessment (Annotation and Outline of Selected Passage) Rubric

KNOWLEDGE & UNDERSTANDING OF EXTRACT
--How well do you know and understand the content of the extract and work?
--How well do you put the extract in context with the rest of the text, where relevant?
INTERPRETATION AND PERSONAL RESPONSE
--How valid is your interpretation of the thought and feeling in the extract?
--How well do you identify and analyze the effects of literary features?
--How far do you show critical thinking and originality?
--How precise and relevant are your references to the extract and work?
PRESENTATION
--How well do you structure your response?
--How effective and convincing is your presentation?
--How appropriately do you integrate supporting references?
ANNOTATION
--How thoroughly have you annotated the extract?
--How effectively does your annotation reveal awareness of literary features?
--How effectively does the annotation provide direction and purpose to the outline?
Excellent understanding
--Thorough knowledge and understanding of the content
--Precise knowledge of appropriate context, where relevant
Excellent interpretation
--Valid interpretation including a considered critical response where appropriate
--Clear awareness and critical analysis of effects of literary features
--Response well supported with accurate and relevant references
Clearly focused, well-developed and persuasive response
--Purposeful and effective structure
--Focused, coherent, effective and persuasive
--Supporting examples well integrated
Thoroughly annotated
--Clear awareness of literary features
--Focused, coherent direction for further organization
Good understanding
--Good knowledge and understanding of the content
--Good knowledge of appropriate context, where relevant
Good interpretation
--Generally valid interpretation including some critical response where appropriate
--Clear awareness and some analysis of effects of literary features
--Response supported with relevant references
Focused and developed response
--Clear and logical structure
--Focused, coherent, effective and convincing
--Supporting examples appropriated integrated
Generally completed annotation
--Awareness of literary features
--Focused direction for further organization
Adequate understanding
--Adequate knowledge and understanding of the content
--Adequate knowledge of appropriate context, where relevant
Adequate interpretation
--Adequate interpretation including some critical personal response where appropriate
--Adequate awareness but little analysis of effects of literary features
--Response supported with generally relevant references
Generally focused and developed response
--Adequate structure
--Generally focused, coherent and effective
--Supporting references sometimes appropriated integrated
Adequate completion of annotation
--Some awareness of literary features
--Noted direction for further organization
Some knowledge of works
--Some knowledge but superficial understanding of the content
--Some knowledge of the appropriate context, where relevant
Some interpretation
--Some interpretation
--Some awareness of literary features
--Response supported by some references
Some sense of a focused and developed response
--Some evidence of a structure
--Some attempt at coherence although not always focused
--Supporting references not appropriately integrated
Vague completion of annotation
--Limited awareness of literary features
--Limited direction for further organization
Little knowledge of works
--Little knowledge and understanding of the content
--Little knowledge of the appropriate context, where relevant
Little interpretation
--Little interpretation
--Mainly narration and/or repetition of content
--Little awareness of literary features
Little sense of a focused and developed response
--Little evidence of a structure
--Little attempt at coherence or focus
--Few supporting references
Little annotation
--No real awareness of literary features
--No real noted direction for further organization