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Rubric Feature Story #4


Rubric: Feature Story #4

Due: Thursday, May 10, midnight, submitted on blackboard

Total value: 100 points

Feature story has narrow, focused angle       5

Story has narrative tension                              10

Story has action           5

Story uses anecdotes               10

Story has nut graf                    10

Includes four expert sources with credentials   OR

One expert source with credentials and enhanced details about that source     15

Correct word count at 1000 words with word count stated at top left above byline 2.5

Byline bold and centered above story  2.5

All writing is in complete sentences. Do not include sentence fragments.   5

Includes at least six direct quotes that are strong, relevant, appropriately placed, correctly formatted.       10

There are attributions throughout.     2.5

Story flows smoothly with logical order of ideas     2.5

strong transitions from paragraph to paragraph       2.5

a strong closing (kicker)      2.5

No errors in fact, grammar or AP Style 15



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