This is a rubric I have used for student-led discussions about both fiction and nonfiction texts. The grading scale has four levels: "Exceeds," "Meets," "In Progress," and "Fails."
This rubric is specific, student friendly, easy to use, and aligned
English Language Arts, Literature, Informational Text
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Assessment, Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles