Thematic Personal Anecdote Grading Rubric
r Anecdote is typed in proper MLA format (-2 per error) 10 pts.
r Theme statement is typed underneath the title of your piece prior to the anecdote itself 10 pts.
r Anecdote clearly connects to the theme statement about which you are writing 35 pts.
r Anecdote contains voice and is an engaging read 10 pts.
r Anecdote follows the conventions of standard written English (-2 per error) 20 pts.
r Anecdote deftly includes three vocabulary words from Units 1-8—HIGHLIGHT 15 pts.