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CATEGORY
Mechanics

No grammatical,
spelling or
punctuation errors.

Contains 1-2
Contains 3-4
grammatical, spelling grammatical, spelling
or punctuation errors or punctuation
errors.

Contains 5 or more
grammatical,
spelling, or
punctuation errors.

Paragraph
Construction

Paragraph includes
introductory
sentence,
explanations or
details, and
concluding sentence.
Student lists why
they admire this saint
citing specific
examples.

Paragraph does not


have one of the
following: an
introductory
sentence,
explanation or
conclusion.

Paragraph does not


have 2 or more of
the following: an
introductory
sentence,
explanation or
conclusion.

Student did not


organize paragraph
at all (i.e. information
is out of
chronological order
and none of the
structural details of
the previous
categories are
included).

Research

Student uses 3 or
more books,
newspapers or
credible websites to
research information
on their saint.

Student uses 2
books, newspapers
or credible websites
to research
information on their
saint.

Student uses only 1


books, newspapers
or credible websites
to research
information on their
saint.

Student uses noncredible sources for


research on their
saint.

Presentation

Student speaks
clearly and loud
enough that the
whole class can
hear. Student stays
on topic during the
entire presentation.

Student speaks
clearly and loudly,
but has to be
reminded once to
speak louder.
Student stays on
topic for most of the
presentation, and is
only reminded once
to stay on the topic.

Student is too soft or


inarticulate 2-3 times
throughout the
presentation.

Student is inaudible
or inarticulate for
most of the
presentation.

Saint Project Rubric