Response Journal

In “The Highway” by Ray Bradbury, Hernando ends the story by asking, “What do they mean, ‘the world’?”. Consider and apply the concept of “cosmological displacement” as discussed in Gary Wolfe’s essay, “The Remaking of Zero” to answer Hernando’s question. (Cite the texts to support your response.)

GUIDELINES FOR RESPONSE JOURNALS:

  • Will Read “The Highway” and “The Remaking of Zero”
  • Will be typed in a Word document
  • Will be 500 words minimum in length (add word count at end of journal)
  • Will cite the relevant text using proper documentation (include Works Cited)
  • Will have a title along with the journal number
  • Will use MLA format; one-inch margins, 12-point font, double spaced

Rubric

Response Journal Rubric

Criteria Ratings Pts
Content
4.0 pts

Accomplished Writer

3.0 pts

Strong Writer

2.0 pts

Developing Writer

1.0 pts

Emerging Writer

0.0 pts

Beginning Writer

4.0pts
Organization
3.0 pts

Accomplished Writer

2.25 pts

Strong Writer

1.5 pts

Developing Writer

0.75 pts

Emerging Writer

0.0 pts

Beginning Writer

3.0pts
Style
2.0 pts

Accomplished Writer

1.5 pts

Strong Writer

1.0 pts

Developing Writer

0.5 pts

Emerging Writer

0.0 pts

Beginning Writer

2.0pts
Conventions
1.0 pts

Accomplished Writer

0.75 pts

Strong Writer

0.5 pts

Developing Writer

0.25 pts

Emerging Writer

0.0 pts

Beginning Writer

1.0pts
Total Points: 10.0

Last Updated on September 15, 2018 by EssayPro