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Fractured Myth The writer has identified the myth to be fractured, detailing what is fractured, and identifying what is the same by completing the information sheet on the back of this rubric.  The writer has identified the myth to be fractured, what is fractured, and what is the same by completing the information sheet on the back of this rubric.  The writer is missing information on the information sheet.  The writer has not completed an information sheet.  The writer did not fracture a myth.
Sentence Fluency Every sentence begins in a different way.  Most of the sentences begin in different ways.  Some of the sentences begin in different ways.  Most of the sentences begin the same way.  All of the sentences begin the same way. 
Plot The fractured myth has a rising action that leads to a climax, and a resolution.  The fractured myth follows a plot.  The fractured myth is missing a rising action, climax, or resolution.  The fractured myth is missing two of the essential elements for a plot.  There is no plot in the story. 
Paragraphing The writer has divided their fractured myth into appropriate paragraphs.  The fractured myth writing has paragraph breaks.  Most of the paragraph breaks are appropriate.  The paragraph breaks do not come at the appropriate time in the writing.  The writer has not divided their writing into paragraphs. 
Conventions Every sentence begins with a capital letter and ends with the correct punctuation.  All words are correctly spelled.  Every sentence begins with a capital letter and ends with the correct punctuation.  Most words are correctly spelled.  Most sentences begin with a capital letter and end with the correct punctuation.  Most words are correctly spelled.  Some sentences begin with a capital letter and end with the correct punctuation.    Many words are spelled incorrectly.  There are many errors in capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.