Content Grading Standards: Narrative Source Story (800-1000 words) An A Paper: Rare and Exceptional Work ***The main character(s) are named and clearly described. Most readers could describe the characters accurately. ***Many vivid, descriptive words are used to tell when and where the story took place. ***The plot is very well organized. One idea or scene follows another in a logical sequence with clear transitions. ***The story contains many creative details and/or descriptions that contribute to the reader’s enjoyment. The author has really used his/her imagination. ***The original source is included at the end of the essay, and the story stems from the source and the writers chosen topic.