EVALUATION -- Scoring Rubric






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4
Exceeds
Expectations
3
Meets
Expectations
2
Approaches Expectations
1
Warning
0
Points
Writing
30%
30-26
The writer shows a superior command of the tools of language relative to factors such as focus, organization, elaboration, support, style, grammar, usage, and mechanics and is able to consistently communicate original thoughts and learned information in a manner appropriate to the audience.

Student's research is focused, accurate and is presented in his/her own words. There are no capitalization, spelling or grammatical errors.
25-17
The writer shows an adequate command of the tools of language relative to factors such as focus, organization, elaboration, support, style, grammar, usage, and mechanics and is frequently able to communicate original thoughts and learned information in a manner appropriate to the audience.

Student's research is accurate, and is presented in his/her own words. There are one to three capitalization, spelling or grammatical errors.
16-9
The writer shows a less than adequate command of the tools of language relative to factors such as focus, organization, elaboration, support, style, grammar, usage, and mechanics and occasionally communicates original thoughts and learned information in a manner appropriate to the audience.

Student's research is accurate and is presented in his/her own words. There are four or more capitalization, spelling or grammatical errors.
8-1
The writer shows a pattern of weakness in command of the tools of language relative to factors such as focus, organization, elaboration, support, style, grammar, usage, and mechanics and is rarely able to communicate original thoughts and learned information in a manner appropriate to the audience.

Student's research is inaccurate OR is not presented in his/her own words.
No
writing provided

Media
30%
30-26
The student's poster is colorful, creative and demonstrates superior effort in compiling four or more relevant images.
25-17
The student's poster has many creative features and demonstrates adequate effort in compiling three relevant images.
16-9
The student's poster has some creative features but demonstrates minimal effort in compiling two relevant images.
8-1
The student's poster is not creative and only contains one relevant image.
No relevant
images provided

Reasoning and Problem Solving
40%
40-31
The student organizes all of the information in a manner to support understanding and consistently applies relevant reasoning skills to information

The poster conveys ten or more accurate facts about the attacks of Sept 11th.
30-21
The student organizes most of the information and frequently applies appropriate reasoning skills to the information

The poster conveys eight or nine accurate facts about the attacks of Sept 11th.
20-11
The student organizes some of the information and demonstrates moderate reasoning skills


The poster conveys six or seven accurate facts about the attacks of Sept 11th.
10-1
The student is unable to organize information in a manner which demonstrates understanding


The poster conveys five accurate facts or less about the attacks of Sept 11th.
No
facts provided








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