Poem recitations can be difficult to grade, however this rubric makes it easy. Students are scored on accuracy as well as their overall presentation skills. Expectations are clearly defined, which makes it easier for the grader and the presenter. The packet not only contains the general rubric that can be used for any poem, but also includes 6 poems that are ready to go.
The inlcuded poems are:
O' Captian! My Captain! by Walt Whitman
Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll
Life Doesn't Frighten Me by Maya Angelou
Pretty Good by Charles Osgood
Homework Connection by Dane Camp
Hold Fast Your Dreams by Louise Driscoll