QPA Common Literary Analysis Rubric

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Center for Collaborative Education (CCE)
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English / Language Arts
9, 10, 11, 12

This common analytic rubric assesses students' ability to engage in literary analysis and develop and support arguments related to that analysis.

 

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San Diego School of Digital Media and Design
Carisa Barnes
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
English / Language Arts
11, 12
High (9-12)

Students will use their study and knowledge of a particular work of literary merit to design and create a piece of art and an artistic statement. The art and statement will demonstrate the connection between a thematic idea in the work and the literary elements that contribute to it (e.g.,...

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New Hampshire Task Bank
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English / Language Arts
9, 10
High (9-12)

Students use Sandra Cisneros' "The House on Mango Street" and Anne Frank’s "The Diary of a Young Girl" to write a literary essay that compares and contrasts the characters Esperanza and Anne Frank.

The paper should answer at least one of the following questions, and cite evidence from the...

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Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (VLACS) Performance Design Team
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English / Language Arts
9, 10
High (9-12)

For this task, each student plays the role of an intern at a public radio station who has been asked to write a story for one of their podcast shows. This could be someone else’s story (students would interview them and then write the story) or a personal story. The story could be humorous or...

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Center for Collaborative Education (CCE)
Stephen Goyette
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
English / Language Arts
11
High (9-12)

Students will imagine themselves as journalists writing about Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in veterans returning from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, making connections to wars in the past and Hemingway’s literature.

Using direct quotations from Hemingway’s “Soldier’s Home” and “...

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Center for Collaborative Education (CCE)
Jon Olkovikas
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English / Language Arts
9
High (9-12)

This task requires students to analyze the development of a theme by analyzing the author’s use of a color’s symbolic meaning(s). Students present their analysis through an essay that is drafted and peer reviewed on email and submitted via email as an attachment.

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Center for Collaborative Education (CCE)
Jon Olkovikas
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English / Language Arts
9
High (9-12)

For this performance task, students will analyze how an author uses imagery and symbolism to reveal a theme in a novel.

Taking the role of graphic artists working for the publisher of the novel, they will create a visual that highlights that theme and the imagery/symbolism from the novel...