Essays: Identification and Reading Strategy

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Reading Strategy
Who, What, Why, and Z
Writing Assignment

Directions: Create a W3Z statement for the story "Reginald’s Choir Treat."
Fill in the W3Z chart below.
Who(character)|What happened(events)|Why(motives)|Z how it ends(resolution)|
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Student Expectations Exemplary (16-20 points)
Overall the response demonstrates thorough understanding in using the W3Z as a reading strategy. The student lists the main ideas with multiple supporting details for each main idea. The student not only accurately identifies the main character, events, motives, and outcome, but goes deeper by identifying further other obstacles and outcomes.

Satisfactory (11-15 points)
Overall the response demonstrates understanding in using the W3Z as a reading strategy. The student lists the main ideas with a minimum of two supporting details for each main idea. The student accurately identifies the basics: main character, events, motives, and outcome

Gaining (6-10 points)
Overall the response demonstrates some understanding in using the W3Z as a reading strategy. The student lists the main ideas but supporting details for each main idea are either inaccurate or less than needed. The student is beginning to identify correctly the basics: main character, events, motive, and outcome. Some answers may be incorrect and incomplete.

Emerging (0-5 points)
Overall the response demonstrates little if any understanding in using the W3Z as a reading strategy. Student does not identify all the main ideas from article and may or…