Reading Rubric


I found this Reading Rubric on-line on a Kindergarden's Teacher page. In the 4th grade, difficult child's Language Arts' teacher used it in conjunction with a reading benchmark.

6 - Exceptional Reader
Reads and understands advanced materials
Enjoys pursuing own interests independently
Can summarize concisely
Makes inferences and uses text to support ideas
Uses wide range of strategies to deal with difficult tasks

5 - Strong Reader
Reads and understands books appropriate for grade level and above
Reads during silent reading
Selects appropriate books independently
Can summarize what was read
Makes inferences
Has strategies to deal with unfamiliar material

4 - Capable Reader
Reads and understands grade-appropriate books
Selects appropriate books independently
Begins to make inferences
Can re-tell a story
Uses reading strategies for meaning

3 - Developing Reader
Reads and understands shorter books with simple narratives
Relies on rereading familiar books
Needs help reading and understanding grade- appropriate books

2 - Limited Reader
Reads and understands very easy and familiar material
Has difficulty with unfamiliar material
Rarely chooses to read for pleasure
Needs a great deal of support in all areas

1 - Emergent Reader
Needs support in all areas
Rarely uses reading strategies