The end of our first reading unit is drawing to a close, and the end of unit assessment is a book critique written about a book that the students have read this year.






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Summary
All Sentences help to tell the plot of the story.

RL 7.2
DOK 3
I can write a concise summary that analyzes the development of a theme or central idea over the course of the text. I would include its relationship to characters, setting, plot and supporting details.
I can write a concise summary giving identifying information, the theme, and supporting details/quotes in an organized manner, using transitions and following the structure of the text. I include information about the beginning, middle and end of the book.
In my summary, I use sentences that tell some of the plot of the book, but maybe left out some information about the books beginning, middle, end or main conflict and how it got resolved.
With help, I had partial success at score 2.0 content and score 3.0 content.
My summary does not tell the plot of the story from beginning to middle to end.
Even with help, no success
My critique does not give a summary of the story.
Response
Uses many details from the book to describe characters and the conflicts they encounter.

RL 7.3
DOK 3
I can analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a text propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
I can analyze how characters change or respond to story events. I use many details from the book to describe characters and the conflicts they encounter.
I can identify the basic elements of the text (main characters, setting, plot, sequence of events).
I use some details to describe the characters and the conflicts they encounter.
With help, I had partial success at score 2.0 content and score 3.0 content.
Does not use details to describe characters and the conflicts they encounter.
Even with help, no success
My critique does not describe characters and/or conflicts.
Favorites
Describes favorite part of the book with details about the tension the author creates.

RL 7.6/ RL 7.1
DOK 3
DOK 3
I can analyze how differences in point of view of characters (e.g. created through the use of irony) create such effects as suspense or humor in a book.
I can analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of multiple characters, both major and minor. I describe my favorite parts of the books with details about the tension the author creates amongst characters.
I can describe the point of view of characters or narrators in the book.

I describe favorite parts of the book with few or no details about the tension the author creates.
With help, I had partial success at score 2.0 content and score 3.0 content.
I did not describe favorite part of the book with details about the tension the author creates.
Even with help, no success.
I did not mention my favorite part(s).
Recommendation
Forms opinion on book and uses specific reasons from the text to support opinion.

RL 7.1
DOK 3
I can make my recommendation citing quotes as examples from multiple parts of an above grade level text to support my opinion.
I can form an opinion about the book and support it with specific examples from the text, informing the reader if I would recommend this book or not.
I can describe what the text says explicitly and draw logical inferences.

I form an opinion of the book, but use few specific reasons from the text tosupport my opinion.
With help, I had partial success at score 2.0 content and score 3.0 content.

I formed an opinion of the book, but I did not use any specific reasons from the text to support my opinion.
Even with help, no success.
I did not form an opinion of the book.
Dates To Know: Book Critique Introduced and Handouts received in class on Wednesday, Oct. 22nd.
Be working on getting the book I am writing about in my hands and start writing rough draft—ON MY OWN, OCT. 22- Nov. 3.
Work in class on Book Critique Nov. 3- Nov. 7. Need to start typing by Tuesday, Nov. 4th.
Book Critique due end of class either Thursday, Nov. 6 or Friday, Nov. 7. (Parent/Teacher Conference week—Thursday and Friday are half-days)