CXC English A: A scoring rubric tool for marking CXC summary essays.



Scoring rubric for CXC summary essays

Here is the scoring rubric for CXC English A summary questions

This is a tool that you can use to help assess your skill level in writing CXC English A summaries

It can also be used to diagnose where you are having problems in your summary writing and thus direct you to the areas of your summary writing where you need more practice.

  Skill levels
CXC Summary criteria

1=
Ready for the CXC english A exam

2 =
More practice needed

3=
Practice and peer coaching needed

 

4=
Professional coaching needed
5=
Intense professional coaching needed

1

Length

The summary is within the stated word limit The summary is a bit longer than the stated word limit. (>6)

The summary is somewhat longer than the stated word limit.  (>12)

 

The summary is much longer than the stated word limit (>18). The summary is as long as the original passage.

2

Form

The summary is written in paragraph form

There are few mistakes in grammar and punctuation. (>6).

The sunmary is written in paragraph form

There are several mistakes in grammar and punctuation (>12).

The sunmary is written in paragraph form

There are  many mistakes in grammar and punctuation (>18).

 

The sunmary is written in note/bullet  form

There several  mistakes in grammar and punctuation (>12)

The sunmary is written in note/bullet  form

There many mistakes in grammar and punctuation (>18)

3

Content

Main idea of the passage is stated in the first sentence or sentences. Main idea of the passage is stated in the middle of the summary. Main idea of the passage is stated at the end of the summary. Main idea of the passage is not stated at all, it is suggested or implied.

The main idea of the passage is not stated, suggested or implied in the summary.

 

4

Content 2

The writer uses only essential information from the passage to support the main idea of the summary. The writer uses mainly essential information and some minor details from the passage to support the main idea of the summary The writer uses minor details and non-essential information from the passage to support the main idea of the summary.

The writer uses personal knowledge and non-essential details from the passage to support the main idea of the summary.

 

The writer uses mainly personal information to support the main idea of the summary.

5

Process

The writer uses his own words to write the summary. The writer uses some words from the passage to write the summary (>12). The writer uses some sentences from the passage to write the summary (>3).

The writer uses sections (chunks) from the passage to write the summary.

 

The writer copies the whole passage for the summary.

6

Meaning

The writer uses words in the summary which have the same logical sequence as the passage. The writer uses some words in the summary which have the same logical sequence as the passage. The writer uses words in the summary which have a similar sequence as the passage.

The writer uses words in the summary which do not have a sequence similar to the passage.

 

The writer uses words in the summary which do not show any logical sequence
 


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english

gud vybe wat urll doin ca ka faire nous plaize

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excellent

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