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 Essay or DBQ Rubric

 

 

 

 

                                Social Studies Writing Rubric (ARGUMENT or EXPOSITORY)

Total Score ____________                                                                                   Name ___________________________________________

 

  

SOCIAL STUDIES EXPOSITORY RUBRIC (Argument WS#1 OR Informational #WS2)

 

Below the Standard (0-6)

Emerging  (7)

Meeting  (8)

Exceeding (9-10)

TASK, PURPOSE & AUDIENCE

several important aspects of the task are not addressed

 

style, tone, and language do not accurately consider the audience, task and purpose

addresses most parts of the task

 

style, tone, and language are not appropriate for the audience, task and purpose in some areas

addresses all parts of the task

 

style, tone, and language appropriate for the audience, task and purpose; mostly consistent throughout the piece

addresses all parts of the task

 

style, tone, and language well-tailored to audience, task, purpose; consistent throughout the piece

INTRODUCTION

presents topic without including any sub-topics (i.e., background info & context)

 

does not introduce the claim OR controlling idea

effectively introduces the overall topic but does not preview sub-topics (i.e., background info & context)

 

introduces the claim OR controlling idea

effectively introduces the overall topic and previews sub-topics (i.e., provides background info, summarizes to create context)

 

clearly and effectively introduces the

claim OR controlling idea

insightfully introduces the overall topic and thoroughly previews sub-topics (i.e., provides background info, summarizes to create context)

 

introduces a superior claim OR controlling idea

EVIDENCE from CREDIBLE SOURCES

(X3)
 

evidence from sources is not integrated effectively

 

evidence is not relevant and fails to support the main ideas/points or the reasons

 

textual evidence does not come from any required sources or does not exist

evidence from sources is integrated effectively

 

evidence is relevant but does not specifically support the main ideas/points or the reasons

 

textual evidence is from less than the required number of sources

comprehensive evidence from sources is integrated

 

evidence is relevant and supports the main ideas/points or the reasons

 

textual evidence is from the required number of sources

comprehensive evidence from sources is integrated effectively

 

evidence is relevant and specifically supports the main ideas/points or the reasons in a superior way

 

textual evidence is from more sources than required    

CONTENT
(THE BODY)

(X3)

much of the content is missing and leaves the reader asking many questions about the content

 

very little  content vocabulary was used

some of the required content is missing and leaves the reader asking some questions about the topic

 

some content vocabulary was used

content is accurate (consistent with prompt, question, task required)

 

specific content vocabulary was used

content is superior and demonstrates exceptional understanding of the required content

 

all content vocabulary was used

CONCLUSION

conclusion is not present; the paper just stops

 

fails to highlight/revisit & support any of the overall claim or controlling idea  

conclusion creates some closure to the piece (i.e., calls the reader to action, summarizes the main points)

 

highlights/revisits & supports some of the overall claim or controlling idea

conclusion effectively creates closure to the piece (i.e., calls the reader to action, summarizes the main points)

 

highlights/revisits & supports the overall claim or controlling idea

conclusion creates closure to the piece effectively and insightfully (i.e., calls the reader to action, summarizes the main points)

 

highlights/revisits & supports the overall claim or controlling idea, and develops compelling implications

CONVENTIONS/MECHANICS & CITATIONS

several distracting mechanical/convention  errors

 

the essay is not in the required format of style

 

Essay is difficult to follow

some distracting mechanical/convention  errors present

 

citation style is attempted but does not meet the requirements or is appropriate to the task

 

Sentence and paragraph structure and grammar are not proficient

few, non-distracting mechanical/convention  errors

 

citation style meets requirements and is appropriate to the task

 

Sentence and paragraph structure and grammar are proficient

no formatting errors

 

citation style meets requirements and is appropriate to the task





                 
                    
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Making A Poster : Biography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teacher Name: Mr. Mcnamara

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Name:     ________________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CATEGORY

4

3

2

1

 

Graphics - Originality

Several of the graphics used on the poster reflect a exceptional degree of student creativity in their creation and/or display.

One or two of the graphics used on the poster reflect student creativity in their creation and/or display.

The graphics are made by the student, but are based on the designs or ideas of others.

No graphics made by the student are included.

 

Required Elements

The poster includes all required elements as well as additional information.

All required elements are included on the poster.

All but 1 of the required elements are included on the poster.

Several required elements were missing.

 

Mechanics

Capitalization and punctuation are correct throughout the poster.

There is 1 error in capitalization or punctuation.

There are 2 errors in capitalization or punctuation.

There are more than 2 errors in capitalization or punctuation.

 

Graphics -Clarity

Graphics are all in focus and the content easily viewed and identified from 6 ft. away.

Most graphics are in focus and the content easily viewed and identified from 6 ft. away.

Most graphics are in focus and the content is easily viewed and identified from 4 ft. away.

Many graphics are not clear or are too small.

 

Knowledge Gained

Student can accurately answer all questions related to facts in the poster and processes used to create the poster.

Student can accurately answer most questions related to facts in the poster and processes used to create the poster.

Student can accurately answer about 75% of questions related to facts in the poster and processes used to create the poster.

Student appears to have insufficient knowledge about the facts or processes used in the poster.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


                    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Multimedia Project : Power Point Presentation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teacher Name: Kevin Mcnamara

 

 

 

 

 

Student Name:     ________________________________________

 

 

CATEGORY

4

3

2

1

Presentation

Well-rehearsed with smooth delivery that holds audience attention.

Rehearsed with fairly smooth delivery that holds audience attention most of the time.

Delivery not smooth, but able to maintain interest of the audience most of the time.

Delivery not smooth and audience attention often lost.

Content

Covers topic in-depth with details and examples. Subject knowledge is excellent.

Includes essential knowledge about the topic. Subject knowledge appears to be good.

Includes essential information about the topic but there are 1-2 factual errors.

Content is minimal OR there are several factual errors.

Organization

Content is well organized using headings or bulleted lists to group related material.

Uses headings or bulleted lists to organize, but the overall organization of topics appears flawed.

Content is logically organized for the most part.

There was no clear or logical organizational structure, just lots of facts.

Requirements

All requirements are met and exceeded.

All requirements are met.

One requirement was not completely met.

More than one requirement was not completely met.

Attractiveness

Makes excellent use of font, color, graphics, effects, etc. to enhance the presentation.

Makes good use of font, color, graphics, effects, etc. to enhance to presentation.

Makes use of font, color, graphics, effects, etc. but occasionally these detract from the presentation content.

Use of font, color, graphics, effects etc. but these often distract from the presenation content.

 

 

 

 

 

 


                         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oral Presentation Rubric : Oral Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teacher Name: Mr. McNamara

 

 

 

 

 

Student Name:     ________________________________________

 

 

CATEGORY

4

3

2

1

Speaks Clearly

Speaks clearly and distinctly all (100-95%) the time, and mispronounces no words.

Speaks clearly and distinctly all (100-95%) the time, but mispronounces one word.

Speaks clearly and distinctly most ( 94-85%) of the time. Mispronounces no more than one word.

Often mumbles or can not be understood OR mispronounces more than one word.

Props

Student uses several props (could include costume) that show considerable work/creativity and which make the presentation better.

Student uses 1 prop that shows considerable work/creativity and which make the presentation better.

Student uses 1 prop which makes the presentation better.

The student uses no props OR the props chosen detract from the presentation.

Content

Shows a full understanding of the topic.

Shows a good understanding of the topic.

Shows a good understanding of parts of the topic.

Does not seem to understand the topic very well.

Volume

Volume is loud enough to be heard by all audience members throughout the presentation.

Volume is loud enough to be heard by all audience members at least 90% of the time.

Volume is loud enough to be heard by all audience members at least 80% of the time.

Volume often too soft to be heard by all audience members.

Preparedness

Student is completely prepared and has obviously rehearsed.

Student seems pretty prepared but might have needed a couple more rehearsals.

The student is somewhat prepared, but it is clear that rehearsal was lacking.

Student does not seem at all prepared to present.

 

Date Created: Feb 25, 2004 06:43 am (CST)

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Diorama

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teacher Name: Kevin Mcnamara

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Name:     ________________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CATEGORY

4

3

2

1

 

 

Graphics - Relevance

All graphics are related to the topic and make it easier to understand. All borrowed graphics have a source citation.

All graphics are related to the topic and most make it easier to understand. All borrowed graphics have a source citation.

All graphics relate to the topic. Most borrowed graphics have a source citation.

Graphics do not relate to the topic OR several borrowed graphics do not have a source citation.

 

 

Content - Accuracy

At least 7 accurate facts are displayed in the diorama

5-6 accurate facts are displayed on the diorama

3-4 accurate facts are displayed on the diorama.

Less than 3 accurate facts are displayed on the diorama.

 

 

Graphics - Originality

Several of the graphics used on the poster reflect a exceptional degree of student creativity in their creation and/or display.

One or two of the graphics used on the poster reflect student creativity in their creation and/or display.

The graphics are made by the student, but are based on the designs or ideas of others.

No graphics made by the student are included.

 

 

Knowledge Gained

Student can accurately answer all questions related to facts in the diorama

Student can accurately answer most questions related to facts in the diorama .

Student can accurately answer about 75% of questions related to facts in the diorama.

Student appears to have insufficient knowledge about the facts in the diorama

 

 

Attractiveness

The diorama is exceptionally attractive in terms of design, layout, and neatness.

The diorama is attractive in terms of design, layout and neatness.

The diorama is acceptably attractive though it may be a bit messy.

The diorama is distractingly messy or very poorly designed. It is not attractive.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


                
                    
                    
                    

 

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