Eagle  Exploring Our Past
Rubric
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Summary Scenario Student Pages Rubric Resources Site Map LInC Projects 

 Activity  10 Points  8 Points  6 Points  0-4 Points
Research
Activity
 
Locate information from no less than 8 local and Internet sources. Keep note cards, build resource database with over 8 sites. Information from at least 5 local and Internet sources. Keep note cards, build resource database of at least 5 sites. Information from one Internet and one local source. Keep note cards. No database used. No information from either the Internet or a local source.
No note cards.
No database.
Plagiarism.
Technology Use  Use Internet for research or collaboration with over 3 experts, museums, schools. Find and digitize 1 artifact or find 5 graphics for web pages. Follows copyright laws. Use Internet for research or collaboration with 2 experts, museums, or
schools. Find and digitize 1 artifact or locate 3 graphics for web pages. Follows copyright laws.
Use Internet for research or collaboration with 1 expert, museum, or school. Digitize an artifact or locate a graphic for web pages. Follows copyright laws. No use of Internet.
No digitizing artifacts.
No web graphics.
Does not follow copyright laws.
Web Pages  Web pages are posted, clear, correct spelling and grammar, easily understood and easy to navigate. Pages exhibit good web design and content. Web pages are posted, clear; minor spelling or grammar errors. Easily understood and have good content. Exhibit some good design points. Web pages are posted and have content that contributes to the project. No Web pages are posted.
Web pages are not clear, not easy to navigate, or do not have correct spelling/
grammar.
 Group Work Use technology to post 4 weekly group reports and request help when needed. Teach, share, help others when needed, and collaborate with group. Attend all meetings. Use technology to post 2 weekly group reports and request help when needed. Attend all group meetings and help with part of the project. Use technology to post one report and request help when needed. Attend group meetings, but do not contribute. No posting of weekly reports. No request for help.
No group sharing. 
History  Asks questions, collects and analyzes data, makes and supports ideas with evidence and reports historical findings. Asks some questions, collects some data from the Internet, books and interviews. Provides some support or evidence for ideas in reports. Asks few questions; collects little data from the Internet/ books. Provides some support for ideas in reports. No questions; collects data from Internet, books or an interview. Provides no support for ideas.
  Writing 1

Writing Assignment on Personal Interview (Week 3) and Book Report (Week 10). See Rubric below. (Each report is scored and divided by 2. The total of these two reports is listed here.)
  Writing 2

 Second Writing Assignment-Short Research Paper (Week 5). See Rubric below.
 Writing 3

Final Written Product (Week 16). See Rubric below. 
 Weekly Work  Complete 18 weekly Journal reports and all assignments. Complete 14 weekly Journal reports and all assignments. Complete 8 weekly Journal reports and all assignments. Less than 7 Journal reports
assignments missing.
Group
Contract
 

Students develop contract for group participation and scoring rubric. Student groups determine points based on their group contract and student input. 

Total Points Possible- 100 Points 

 Writing Assessment Tool

  Possible Points

2

1

0
Writing has clear order of events with a beginning, middle, end.      
Dialog included for characters and events; verbs are correct tense; writing depicts state of mind, description of events, surroundings.      
Consistent tone and point of view throughout writing.      
Correct punctuation, paragraphs; complete sentences without any run-ons; correct spelling.      
Proper citation with regards to copyright. No plagiarism.      

 Total Points (10 possible)

     

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Created for the Fermilab LInC program sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Education Office and Friends of Fermilab, and funded by United States Department of Energy, Illinois State Board of Education, North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium which is operated by North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL), and the National Science Foundation.

Author(s): Jim Caldwell, Jan Jungk
School: Carrollton High School, Carrollton, Illinois
Created: March 10, 1999 - Updated: May 1, 1999
URL: http://www-ed.fnal.gov/lincon/w99/projects/chswar/rubric.html