Criteria

Poor

Average

Excellent

Title is spelled correctly and underlined at the top of the page

 

Title is included, but misspelled or not included at all (5 points)

Title name is included

(11  points)

Title is included, spelled correctly and is in the correct location (15  points)

Author’s name is included and spelled correctly

Author’s name is included, but misspelled or not included at all (5  points)

 

Author’s name is included

(11  points)

Author’s name is included, spelled correctly and is in the correct location (15  points)

Reviewers name is included and the file is named properly (H2.lastname.firstname.title)

 

Reviewers name is not included (0  points)

Reviewers name is included

( 5 points)

Reviewers name is included and is in the correct place in the document

 (10  points)

Spelling errors are minimal

Many spelling errors

(10 points)

 

More than a few spelling errors (12  points)

Very few spelling errors

(15  points)

Described elements of the story

 

None to very few elements were included and/or the solution and main events are given away (5  points)

 

Only a few elements were included and/or the solution and main events are given away (10  points)

All elements were included, main characters, setting, problem, and the solution, main events are not given away (15  points)

Included summary of the story

 

 

 

Incomplete summary

(5  points)

a summary is included, but not very thorough

(12  points)

Text is easy to read and summary is thorough

(15  points)

Included why he or she liked the story and why others should or shouldn’t read it

 

Opinion is not expressed or it is only stated that the books was "good" or "bad".

(8  points)

Your opinion is included, but not supported with explanations and specific references to the book itself (10  points)

Your opinion is included and supported with explanations and specific references to the book itself

(15  points)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book Review Project Rubric – Ms. Valley’s Library Media Class