Song Rubric Exceeded Met most Met some Did not meet Expectations Expectations Expectations Expectations 4 pts 3 pts 2 pts 1 pts Lyrics Creativity Information Organization Mechanics The song lyrics are outstanding. The words memorable. The song lyrics are enthusiastically received by the audience. The student composed an original song with a clear theme. The writer expressed factual information and incorporated at least three problems and one solution in a creative manner, showing acceptable effort. The performance of the song was excellent. The writer clearly organized information, used mostly correct grammar and spelling and used legible handwriting. The essay contains few, if any, errors in the conventions of the English language, understanding that slang may be used in song or rap. The song lyrics are The song lyrics are The song lyrics are strong. The words some what coherent. not coherent. The memorable. The The song lyrics are words not song lyrics are well received by the memorable. enthusiastically audience. received by the audience. The student The song composed The song composed composed an is not very original, is not very original. original song but but there are some The message is not there are some elements that are not conveyed. elements that are not excellent.. excellent.. The writer The writer The writer expressed factual expressed factual expressed factual information in a information in information in creative manner and manner that showed manner that showed incorporated 2 little effort. The no effort. problems and a performance of the solution showing song did not meet acceptable effort. expectations. The performance of the song meets expectations. The writer lacked The writer lacked The song was one of the two of the unorganized and following: clearly following: difficult to follow. organized clearly organized information, correct information, correct grammar and grammar and spelling usage, spelling usage, and/or legible and/or legible handwriting. handwriting. The essay contains The essay contains The essay contains some errors in the numerous errors in serious errors in the conventions of the the conventions of conventions of the English language, the English English language but does little to language, but may that interferes in the interfere with interfere with the understanding. understanding. understanding.