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Rubrics For Political Campaign Project

Newspaper 75 points
In all cases task is to show understanding of issues, candidates, two sides
of the issue and opinion.

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Elements: 2 articles- In each piece the
explain an issue, or topic should be clear
discuss an event Your opinion on
political cartoon (2) topic, or showing
OR the opinion of a
letter to the editor candidate must be
(2) clear

40 points
Creative Newspaper name
Headline,
10 points price,
advertisements,
table of contents

Organized and neat Attention to detail,


use appropriate
15 points resources-size of
paper, neat writing
or typing

Grammar Spell check


Clear, thoughtful
10 points writing
Political cartoons – 20 points
In all cases task is to show understanding of issues, candidates, two sides
of the issue and opinion.

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Elements symbols,
labels,
exaggeration,
meaning/opinion
5 points topic

Creative Elements should be


meaningful,
appropriate and
5 points understood

Organized and neat Attention to detail,


drawing does not
need to be perfect
but presentation
5 points should be clear
Large, a entire sheet
of paper

Grammar Proper spelling,


Clear statements

5 points
Cartoon Strips 20 points
In all cases task is to show understanding of issues, candidates, two sides
of the issue and opinion.

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Elements Characters,
dialogue boxes,
5 points 6 frames
topic
opinion

Creative Elements should be


meaningful,
5 points appropriate and
understood

Organized and neat Attention to detail,


drawing does not
5 points need to be perfect
but presentation
should be clear
Large, a entire sheet
of paper

Grammar Proper spelling,


Clear statements
5 points
Campaign Poster 15 points
In all cases task is to show understanding of issues, candidates, two sides
of the issue and opinion.

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Elements Candidate name
Appropriate colors
3 points slogans

Creative Elements should be


meaningful,
5 points appropriate and
understood

Organized and neat Attention to detail,


drawing does not
5 points need to be perfect
but presentation
should be clear
Large, a entire sheet
of paper

Grammar Proper spelling,


Clear statements
2 points
Political Ad 100 points
In all cases task is to show understanding of issues, candidates, two sides
of the issue and opinion.

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Elements 3 minutes in length
1 issue-fact
25 points influenced by
opinion of candidate
you choose
Creative Dialogue,
characters, concept
25 points should be
meaningful
interesting-you want
people to want to
watch

Organized and neat Attention to detail,


be consistent, make
25 points sure facts are
checked , right
terms and
candidates are used

Grammar Proper spelling,


Clear statements
25 points Or clear well written
dialogue
Dialogue 10 points

In all cases task is to show understanding of issues, candidates, two sides


of the issue and opinion.

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Elements 2 pages
1 issue-fact
4 points influenced by
opinion of candidate
you choose
Creative Dialogue,
characters, concept
2 points should be
meaningful
interesting-you want
people to want to
watch

Organized and neat Attention to detail,


be consistent, make
2 points sure facts are
checked , right
terms and
candidates are used

Grammar Proper spelling,


Clear statements
2 points Or clear well written
dialogue
Skit 50 points
In all cases task is to show understanding of issues, candidates, two sides
of the issue and opinion.

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Elements 3 minutes in length
1 issue-fact
25 points influenced by
opinion of candidate
you choose,

Creative Dialogue,
characters, concept
25 points should be
meaningful
interesting-you want
people to want to
watch

Organized and neat Attention to detail,


be consistent, make
25 points sure facts are
checked , right
terms and
candidates are used

Grammar Proper spelling,


Clear statements
25 points Or clear well written
dialogue
Newscast 50 points

In all cases task is to show understanding of issues, candidates, two sides


of the issue and opinion.

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Elements Main topic 3
minutes
25 points Lead in-with music

Creative Dialogue,
characters, concept
25 points should be
meaningful
interesting

Organized and neat Attention to detail,


be consistent, make
25 points sure facts are
checked , right
terms and
candidates are used

Grammar Proper spelling,


Clear statements
25 points Or clear well written
dialogue
Script needs to be
typed and handed in
Music video 50 points
In all cases task is to show understanding of issues, candidates, two sides
of the issue and opinion.

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Elements 3 minutes in length
2-3 issues at least
25 points facts
influenced by
opinion
done to support or
criticize candidate
OR
to explain an issue

Creative Lyrics should be


relevant,
25 points appropriate, concept
should be
meaningful
interesting

Organized and neat Attention to detail,


be consistent, make
25 points sure facts are
checked , right
terms and
candidates are used
Lyrics need to typed
and handed in

Grammar Proper spelling,


Clear statements
25 points and clear well
written dialogue
Analysis of Cartoon, Ad- Rubric to be created per individual student
with teacher, point system to be determined due to structure of rubric