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Visual Profile Rubric 2016-2017

Using the traits given to you, you will design a visual profile about yourself to Mrs.
Lee and the class. Follow the directions below to complete your task. This
assignment will count as a class work grade and count again as a piece of your
digital portfolio.
1. View the visual profile example.
2. Create a plan. How will it look on the page? Where will you place each item?
Color? Photos, Clip Art, Font, etc.? The entire page must be used.
3. Choose three traits that represent you. Explain how those traits represent
you. These must be written in complete sentences with correct spelling and
grammar. Any writing on the page must be grammatically correct.
4. Choose any program to create your profile. (Google, flyer, word document,
etc. The choice is yours.) If you do not have a computer, then you will need
complete it on a sheet of paper by hand.
5. It must be only one page (8.5 x 11). It should be neatly done and visually
appealing. Don’t place too many items on the page that it detracts from
describing you. It is not about how many items you can place on the page.
6. You must have a minimum of 5 visual pieces. (Pictures, clip art, graphics, etc.)
7. You must save your visual profile in google drive for your class period. This
must be done by SEPTEMBER 15 and saved in google drive.
Additionally, you will place this file in your digital portfolio.
8. Add whatever additional information you wish to introduce yourself.
(Quotes, etc.)
9. Your assignment will be presented to the class.
Grading Scale: Out of 100 points for Profile. (You will be graded separately on
your digital portfolio later.)
2 points will be deducted for each grammatical error.
5 points will be deducted for each visual less than 5.
10 points will be deducted for each missing trait.
5 points will be deducted for each day late.

Traits with Descriptors
Inquirer
You nurture your curiosity, developing skills for inquiry and research. You know how to learn independently and with others.
You learn with enthusiasm and sustain your love of learning throughout life.

Knowledgeable
You develop and use conceptual understanding, exploring knowledge across a range of disciplines. You engage with issues and
ideas that have local and global significance.

Thinker
You use critical and creative thinking skills to analyze and take responsible action on complex problems. You exercise
initiative in making reasoned, ethical decisions.

Communicator
You express yourself confidently and creatively in more than one language and in many ways. You collaborate effectively,
listening carefully to the perspectives of other individuals and groups.

Principled
You act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness and justice, and with respect for the dignity and rights
of people everywhere. You take responsibility for your actions and their consequences.

Open-Minded
You critically appreciate your own culture and personal history, as well as the values and traditions of others. You seek and
evaluate a range of points of view, and you are willing to grow from the experience.

Caring
You show empathy, compassion and respect. You have a commitment to service, and you act to make a positive difference in
the lives of others and in the world around you.

Risk-Taker
You approach uncertainty with forethought and determination; you work independently and cooperatively to explore new
ideas and innovative strategies. You are resourceful and resilient in the face of challenges and change.

Balanced
You understand the importance of balancing different aspects of your life—intellectual, physical, and emotional—to achieve
well-being for yourself and others. You recognize your interdependence with other people and with the world in which you
live.

Reflective
You thoughtfully consider the world and your own ideas and experience. You work to understand your strengths and
weaknesses in order to support your learning and personal development.