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Grading Scale 0 – 15 105 Points Possible Content Research

Poor (0)
Project shows little to no information about topic. Parts of the assignment are missing. Project shows that little to no research has been done.

Below Expectations (5)
Project shows some understanding of topic. Assignment has all parts but not very clear in detail. Some research has been done but little has been put into own words.

Meets Expectations (10)
Project shows understanding of topic and has interesting facts and details added. Assignment has all parts and clear in detail. Research has been done and information is correct. The information has been put into own words. Essay is well written and has a topic, main idea for each paragraph, supporting details, and a conclusion. Sentences are well put together. Some creativity is shown and some media is used. Students demonstrated good use of the PowerPoint program and design is somewhat visual. All five questions are answered and correct. The answers are in complete sentences but no explanations or examples given. Little to no grammatical and spelling errors. Sentence structure correct with little revising needing to be done. All members worked together and showed adequate knowledge of the topic being presented. Presentation was clear and everyone seemed prepared.

Exceeds Expectations (15)
Project shows an incorporation of new facts and details and a great understanding of topic. Every part of the assignment is complete. Significant research has been done and project shows a clear understanding for information. The information has been put into own words and elaborated on. Essay is well written and has a topic, main idea for each paragraph, supporting details, and a conclusion. Descriptive words are used and sentences are well thought out and put together. Project shows a lot of creativity. Students demonstrated an excellent use of the PowerPoint program and had several visual effects and slide transitions. All media that was used was done correctly and appealing to the project. All five questions are answered and correct. The answers are well written, in complete sentences, and with detailed explanations and examples. No grammatical and spelling errors. Sentences flow and make sense. No revising needed. All members worked together and demonstrated exceptional knowledge in the topic. Presentation was well thought out and everyone was prepared.

Points Earned

Essay

Essay does not have a topic sentence or main idea. Sentences are choppy and do not stay on topic. A PowerPoint presentation was not used. No media of any kind has been used. There was no creativity or originality.

Essay has a topic sentence but no main idea for each paragraph. Little supporting detail has been used.

Presentation/Creativity

Presentation seemed rushed and looked messy. Students did not demonstrate good use of the PowerPoint program. Project has little creativity with minimal media being used. All five questions are answered but some are wrong or not in complete sentences.

Questions

All five questions are not answered or wrong.

Spelling/Grammar Teamwork/Participation

There are several grammatical errors as well as spelling errors. All members did not work together. Some members seemed confused or showed no interest in topic. The entire assignment was not well prepared.

A few grammatical and spelling errors. Sentences are a bit choppy and do not flow. All members worked together and showed some knowledge of the topic being presented.

Total Points