Assessing Your Work: Group Rubric

As we, the teacher and students, begin our study, we will adapt and modify our rubric to match the tasks students develop.

Exceeds Expectations

Meets Expectations

Does Not Meet Expectations


Points Earned






Creatively solves the problem, making connections at different levels

Can solve the problem but has a narrow vision of result

Has difficulty determining what needs to be done  

 Level of Participation

Actively engaged majority of the time

Does only what is requested

Indifferent,unengaged most of the time


 Investment in Problem Refinement

 Continually develops and refines problem

 Follows the group, offers little

Uninterested, offers no suggestions or ideas


 Journal Entries

Takes copious notes, extends research beyond expectations

Writes only what is mandated by team

Infrequent, sketchy log


 Research (Points may be doubled)

Actively gathers, applies, and transfers knowledge

Researches but has difficulty applying to project

Makes little effort to contribute


 Presentation Delivery

Clear evidence of participation in some form by every team member; all parts well planned; strong portrayal of the team's special interest

Evidence of participation by the majority of the team; good planning and execution; special interest of team is evident

Participation by only 1 or 2 members; little evidence of group planning; special interest of team is not clearly presented


 Technology Based Presentation

Final project is enhanced through use of technology

 Final project is partially technology based

Final project is not technology based


 Cooperative Group Behavior

 Team worked in a consistently positive mode; clear evidence of shared work and responsibility

 Team worked mostly in a positive mode; effort made to include all members

 Team member required careful monitoring; presentation component completed with little cooperation