Fermilab LInC Online

Rubric for Student Documents

Technical Writing
Teacher Totals
Student Evaluation*
Difference in Scoring**
Used Primary Sources/Extensive Reasearch
Informative, Riveting, & Complete
Graphics & Text Invite the Reader into the Story
Digital Images of Actual Events
No Spelling, Grammar or Tense Errors
Mostly Primary Sources Used with Proper Citation & Links
Most Stories are Informative, Riveting, and Complete
Good Ties between most Text & Graphics
Some Digital Images
Few Errors Present
Combination of Sources Used
Most Components are complete but lack human interest dynamic
Some connection of Graphics & Text

Clip Art


Some Proof Reading
Some Secondary Sources Credited
Some disconnected Information/Conclusions
Graphics are not connected to the Storyline
Some Clip Art Used
Very Little Proof Reading
No Citations
Incomplete Component Thoughts & Conclusions
Little Reason to Look at this Publication
No Graphics
Lack of Proof Reading
*Student Evaluation is to be done on a separate form without knowledge of teacher assessment. Student will transfer their scores onto the teacher form before reflecting on the differences.

** Students will write a reflective essay describing the "differences in evaluation" with an emphasis on "how" and "why" they perceive that these differences occurred.

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): David Tillay (vhsdtillay@hotmail.com) Linda Nelson (vhsivaloo@hotmail.com) Scott Hopgood (scotthopgood@hotmail.com)
School: Vallejo High School, Vallejo, Ca.
Created: February 15, 2001 - Updated: December 28, 2002
URL: http://www-ed.fnal.gov/lincon/w01/projects/survivor/rubricsdocuments.html