Criteria 4 3 2 1

Distinguished Proficient Developing Unsatisfactory
Research ● All information provided in ● Most information provided ● Some information ● No information provided in
the ThingLink is factual and in the ThingLink is factual provided in the ThingLink the ThingLink is factual and
shows thorough and shows thorough is factual and shows shows thorough
knowledge of the topic. knowledge of the topic. thorough knowledge of knowledge of the topic.
● All writing/paraphrasing is ● Most writing/paraphrasing the topic. ● No writing/paraphrasing is
in the writer’s own words is in the writer’s own ● Some writing/paraphrasing in the writer’s own words
words is in the writer’s own
words
ThingLink- Links- A total of 8 ● Tag: 2 Geography ● ThingLink has 7 ● ThingLink has 6 ● ThingLink has 5 or less
● Tag: 2 History
● Tag: 2 Economy
● Tag: 2 Political Science
ThingLink-Text Box ● Text Box includes a ● Text Box contains a ● Text Box contains a ● Text Box does not
detailed paragraph about the paragraph with few contain a paragraph.
paragraph subject with a strong details and/weak lead
about the subject and lead sentence. The sentence. Main idea
a strong lead main idea is clear. is not clear.
sentence. The main
idea is clear through
the lead sentence.
 
Attractiveness ● The overall look is very ● The overall look is mostly ● The overall look is ● The overall look is not
attractive and appealing. attractive and appealing. somewhat attractive and attractive and/or
● It is evident that the ● It is evident that the appealing. appealing.
creator showed thorough creator showed ● It is evident that the ● It is evident that the
care for neatness and considerable care for creator showed some care creator showed limited or
presentation was taken. neatness and for neatness and no care for neatness and
● The ThingLink canvas presentation. presentation. presentation.
image is very appropriate ● The ThingLink canvas ● The ThingLink canvas ● The ThingLink canvas
and on topic. image is mostly image is somewhat image is not appropriate
● Tags are related to the link appropriate and on topic. appropriate and on topic. and/or on topic.
it is representing. ● Tags are mostly related to ● Tags are somewhat related ● Tags are not related to the
the link it is representing. to the link it is link it is representing.
representing.
Grammar & Mechanics ● Capitalization and punctuation ● There are less than 2 ● There are less than 4 ● There are more than 4
are accurate throughout the grammatical or mechanical grammatical or mechanical grammatical or mechanical
presentation.
errors on the presentation. errors on the presentation. errors on the presentation.
● There are no grammatical or
mechanical errors.