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Tic-Tac-Toe Activity Marking Rubric

Name_______________________________________________

Activity and Topic _______________________________________________________________________
Criteria Content (Quality of Information) For all Formats Beginning  at least 25% of the required information is included  some of the information pertains to the topic  some of the information is clear  demonstrates little or no understanding of the topic  has little ability to explain why the topic is historically important Developing  at least 50% of the required information is included  most of the information pertains to the topic  most of the information is clear  attempts have been made to understand the topic  attempts have been made to explain the historical importance of the topic Competent  at least 75% if the required information is included  all of the information pertains to the topic  the information is clear  clearly understands the topic  is able to think beyond the basic ideas  is able to explain the historical importance of the topic Exemplary  all of the required information is included  all of the information pertains to the topic  the information is clear  clearly understands the topic  can analyse the information (show connections between the different aspects of the information)  is able to clearly explain the historical importance of the topic  very well organized  ideas or scenes follow one another in a logical sequence with clear transitions  clearly written using sophisticated language  varied sentence length  no grammar or spelling errors  clear  very colourful and highly creative  attention to detail is evident  final product is of high quality  performance sparkles  audience is engaged  fully in character  language consistent with the people of the time  highly interesting and appropriate materials are used  high degree of sophistication in representing content  main concept is clearly and concisely identified  linking lines connect to related ideas  linking words accurately describe the relationship among ideas  the text uses mature language

Comprehension (Understanding of Information and Historical Significance) For all Formats

Organization For all Formats (except models)

 ideas and/or scenes seem to be randomly arranged

 it is clear that attempts have been made to organize the material, although some transitions are unclear  sometimes clear  some errors in sentence structure  some errors in spelling and grammar which may interfere with meaning    

Style of Language For Written Formats

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unclear repetitive simple sentences many spelling and grammar errors

Visual Representations i.e. posters, comic strips, story boards

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confusing bland result appears hurried lacks attention to detail

clear little colour some creativity inconsistent attention to detail

 quite well organized  one idea or scene may seem out of place  clear transitions are used  clearly written  some variety in sentences and word choice  few spelling and grammar errors which do not interfere with meaning  clear  colourful  creative  effort has been put into producing a quality product  performance flows  audience is polite  often uses language appropriate to role  usually in character

Performances i.e. interviews, plays, songs, poem recitals

Models

 performance drags or is unclear  audience is bored and/or confused  rarely uses language of role  does not act – reads script as self  materials used are basic  may be inappropriate to project  model does not clearly represent content  main concept not clear  linking lines not correct  linking words don’t explain relationships between ideas  difficult to read

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performance is spotty lacks confidence audience is distracted sometimes uses language appropriate to role  confused portrayal of role  attempts have been made to choose appropriate materials  final product does not reflect attention to detail  main concept attempted but not entirely clear,  some linking lines incorrect  some linking words don’t clarify relationships between ideas,  some parts are difficult to read

Graphic Organizers i.e. charts, timelines

 chosen materials clearly represent the idea or image, if in a common way  final product reflects attention to detail  main concept is clear  most linking lines and words accurately describe the relationships between ideas  the text is easy to read

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