WHY WAS CATHERINE SO GREAT?

Project Rubric


For ongoing assessment follow the guidance your teacher gave you at the beginning of the project. For final assessment the following rubric assesses your project presentation.

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Point Value10 points8 points6 points2 points
Social Studies Content Thoroughly answers the questions; uses many examples to support content Answers the questions accurately; uses some elaboration Answers each question but with little elaboration Briefly answers most of the questions; includes no elaboration.
Originality/Creativity Creatively synthesizes information using original format Sythesizes information; some creativity is evident. Information presented without interpretation; creativity not evident Words and ideas copied from source; not creative.
Use of Technology Effectively and expertly uses technology to creatively enhance and enrich the presentation Uses technology effectively Little use of technology Shows little understanding of technology; presentation not effective
Oral Presentation Expertly uses good eye contact and speaks fluently using appropriate articulation and volume throughout; confidently communicates using gestures Uses good eye contact; speaks fluently using appropriate articulation and volume throughout Uses appropriate articulation and volume most of the time; has good eye contact some of the time. Poor eye contact--student reads rather than tells; monotone voice .
Persuasive Discourse Persuasively presented using ample, well-developed specific details; focused--central idea and major points to support in opening; flows smoothly and logically Persuasively presented using some specific details; central idea is present somewhere in the presentation; flows somewhat smoothly--minor digressions Central idea is difficult to identify. Undeveloped, related list of specifics; lacks obvious organization and persuasiveness Not persuasive; little support, organization, or plan