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Economics

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Proposal
Rubric
Grade

Business Plan
Guide and
research

Final Business
Proposal

4

Guide is filled out
completely with
information both
related to
questions/prompts
on form, but also
extra information
gathered that
enhance the
business plan.

Business proposal is
thorough, written
clearly at a 6+ grade
writing level. All
required information
is included along with
information that
enhances the
proposal.

3

Guide is filled out
completely with
information related
to
questions/prompts
on the form.

Business proposal is
thorough, contains all
of the required
information, using 5th
grade writing
conventions.

2

Guide is filled out
with minimal
information. Only a

Business proposal is
written using 4-5th
grade writing

Pitch – business
presentation

Use of
Economics
vocabulary
throughout
project
Pitch is presented in All of the
an engaging and
important
interesting manner. vocabulary is
All important
used
information is
appropriately
conveyed in
throughout the
presentation as well guide, proposal,
as creative
and presentation.
pitch/marketing
Plus more
techniques beyond
economics
expectations
related terms and
concepts are
added
appropriately.
Pitch is presented in All of the
an interesting
important
manner. All
vocabulary is
important
used
information is
appropriately
conveyed.
throughout the
guide, proposal,
and presentation.
Presentation
Most of the
includes important
important
information but is
vocabulary is

Use of Class
Time

Class time is
consistently used
for focused
research,
discussion,
project work and
helping other
students with
their projects,
when
appropriate.

Class time is
consistently used
for focused
research,
discussion,
project work.

Class time is not
consistently used
for focused

1

few answers are not
related or are
missing.

conventions, but is
missing some key
information.

not thorough or is
not presented in an
interesting manner.

Guide is not filled
out completely.
Minimal information
is added to parts of
guide.

Business proposal is
written using below
grade level writing
conventions and
much of the key
information is
incorrect or missing.

Most of the
important
information is
missing,
presentation is too
brief and not
engaging or
interesting.

used
appropriately
throughout the
guide, proposal,
and presentation.
Just a few of the
important
vocabulary is
used
appropriately
throughout the
guide, proposal,
and presentation.

research,
discussion,
project work.

Class time is
wasted or student
is frequently
distracted – little
time is used on
focused project
work