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Research Report : Informational Text Project

Teacher Name: Mrs. Sedillo

Student Name: ________________________________________


CATEGORY

10
All sources (information and
graphics) are accurately
documented in the desired
MLA format. There are at least
3 sources.

8
All sources (information and
graphics) are documented, but
a few are not in the desired
format.

6
All sources (information and
graphics) are accurately
documented, but many are not
in the desired format. Some
sources are missing.

4
No sources are accurately
documented. Sources are
missing.

Outlines

The essay and speech outlines


are included and organized in
an extremely neat way. Both
are turned in with the final
document.

Outlines are recorded legibly


and are somewhat organized.
Both are included in the final
document.

Both outlines are unorganized


and/or incomplete. Still, both
are included in the final
document.

Outlines are included only


with peer/teacher assistance
and reminders. One outline
may be missing.

Mechanics

No grammatical, spelling or
punctuation errors.

Almost no grammatical,
spelling or punctuation errors

A few grammatical spelling, or Many grammatical, spelling,


punctuation errors.
or punctuation errors.

Sources

Quality of Information

Information clearly relates to


the main topic. It includes
several (at least 3) supporting
details and/or examples.

Information clearly relates to


the main topic. It provides 1-2
supporting details and/or
examples.

Information clearly relates to


the main topic. However, no
details and/or examples are
given.

Information has little or


nothing to do with the main
topic.

Paragraph Construction

All paragraphs include an


introductory sentence,
explanations or details, and a
concluding sentence. There is
an introductory and a
concluding paragraph.

Most paragraphs include


introductory sentence,
explanations or details, and
concluding sentence. The
introduction or conclusion is
very short.

Paragraphs included related


information but were typically
not constructed well. The
introduction or conclusion of
the paper may be missing.

Paragraph structure was not


clear and sentences were not
typically related within the
paragraphs. The introduction
and conclusion are missing.

Presentation Skills

The speech was informative,


around 5 minutes, and was
entertaining. It incorporated
the visual slides very well.

The speech was informative,


but the information was a little
dry. The speech may have been
too short or too long. The
slides were still incorporated.

The slides were not


incorporated into the
presentation in a seamless way.
There were few slides used in
the actual speech. The speech
was off-topic or confusing to
follow.

A speech was given. However,


the slides were not
incorporated into the speech at
all.

Prezi/Google Slides

The presentation included at


least 5 slides that were clearly
organized and related to the
topic. The slides were not too
cluttered and were very
appealing. The backgrounds
matched with the topics. There
are no grammatical or spelling

The presentation included 5


slides, but they were not
clearly organized. There was
too much going on or the
grammatical and/or spelling
errors were distracting. The
slides related to the topic.

The information was sparse


and poorly organized, with few
grammar and spelling errors.
The slides did not related well
to the topic.

The slide show was


incomplete or missing large
components of information.
The information was sparse or
included many spelling and
grammar errors.

Title Page/Bibliography

A complete title page and


bibliography are included,
according to the example and
are in MLA format.

Date Created: Nov 02, 2015 11:25 am (CST)

The title page and biblography The title page and


Either the title page or the
are missing some elements and bibliography are very
bibliography is missing.
are unorganized.
minimally organized, with just
website links on the
bibliography.