Completion submission guidelines & MARKING RUBRIC - Short Story Competition 2019 - Reut School of the Arts, Haifa. Howard Burns

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Competition submission guidelines:  Follow these general guides when submitting the short story:
  1.     Each registered competitor can submit 1 draft for editing no later than May 30 2019
  2.     Final date for submission - 31/5/2019
  3.     The story must be written in correct English
  4.     Maximum number of words - 400
  5.     The short story must be original and not translated from Hebrew
  6.     Single space - use WORD doc.
  7.     Send the story as email attachment 
  8.     Use a standard font, like Courier, Times New Roman or Arial
  9.     Be sure your name and contact info is at the top of the story
  10.     Avoid using smart quotes (the curly quote marks). You can turn off the function in          Word.
  11.     Avoid if possible. bold, italics and other formatting 
Marking Rubric:
Reut School of the Arts, Haifa.      Short Story Competition 2019                                         Howard Burns

 Student________________________________      Class_________

Grade
Mark
To achieve this grade, you will….
A
18- 20  
  • Demonstrate originality, imagination, skill and flair in the execution of the short story
  • Demonstrate highly developed control of language
  • Demonstrate highly developed understanding of all story elements around a controlling idea to reveal a thought provoking theme
B
15- 17
  • Demonstrate an original and imaginative response that is coherent
  • Demonstrate substantial and effective control of language
  • Demonstrate a substantial understanding of all story elements around a controlling idea to reveal a thought provoking theme
C
10- 14
  • Demonstrate a coherent response with sound elements of creativity
  • Demonstrate adequate and appropriate control of language
  • Demonstrate an adequate understanding all story elements around a controlling idea to reveal a thought provoking theme
D
6- 9
  • Demonstrate a response with limited aspects of creativity
  • Demonstrate a basic response with limited control of language
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of all story elements around a controlling idea to reveal a thought provoking theme
E
       1-  5
  • Demonstrate a response that may be creative
  • Demonstrate a response with minimal control of language
  • Demonstrate a minimal understanding of all story elements around a controlling idea to reveal a thought provoking theme

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