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Assessment

Web Page

CATEGORY
10 Points
8 Points
6 Points
4 Points
Content The site has a well-stated clear purpose and theme that is carried out throughout the site. Historically accurate. Includes 1-2 photos. Vocabulary is rich and descriptive.

The site has a clearly stated purpose and theme, but may have one or two elements that do not seem to be related to it. Most of content is historically accurate. Includes no images.

The purpose and theme of the site is somewhat muddy or vague. Historically inaccurate. Simple, nondescriptive vocabulary used. The site lacks a purpose and theme. No connection to historical events. Poor use of language.
Form and Function

The Web site has an exceptionally attractive and usable layout. It is easy to locate all important elements. White space, graphic elements and/or alignment are used effectively to organize material.

 

The Web pages have an attractive and usable layout. It is easy to locate all important elements. The Web pages have a usable layout, but may appear busy or boring. It is easy to locate most of the important elements. The Web pages are cluttered looking or confusing. It is often difficult to locate important elements.
Cooperative Work Partners show respect for one another's ideas, divide the work fairly, and show a commitment to quality work and support for each other.

Partners show respect for one another's ideas and divide the work fairly. There is commitment by some members toward quality work and support of one another.

 

Partners show respect for one another's ideas and divide the work fairly. There is little evidence of a commitment toward quality work in the group. Partners argue or are disrepectful of other's ideas and input. Criticism is not constructive nor is support offered. The work is mostly done by one or two people.
Links (content) All links point to high quality, up-to-date, credible sites. Almost all links point to high quality, up-to-date, credible sites. Most links point to high quality, up-to-date, credible sites. Less than 3/4 of the links point to high quality, up-to-date, credible sites.
Spelling and Grammar There are no errors in spelling, punctuation or grammar in the final draft of the Web site. There are 1-3 errors in spelling, punctuation or grammar in the final draft of the Web site. There are 4-5 errors in spelling, punctuation or grammar in the final draft of the Web site.

There are more than 5 errors in spelling, punctuation or grammar in the final draft of the Web site.

 

Content Accuracy All information provided by the student on the Web site is accurate and all the requirements of the assignment have been met. Almost all the information provided by the student on the Web site is accurate and all requirements of the assignment have been met.

Almost all of the information provided by the student on the Web site is accurate and almost all of the requirements have been met.

 

There are several inaccuracies in the content provided by the students OR many of the requirements were not met.

Video Production

CATEGORY
10 Points
8 Points
6 Points
4 Points
Teamwork Students meet and discuss regularly. All students contribute to the discussion and all are listened to respectfully. All team members contribute a fair share of the work.

Students meet and discuss regularly. Most students contribute to the discussion and are listened to respectfully. All team members contribute a fair share of the work

 

A couple of team meetings are held. Most students contribute to the discussion and are listened to respectfully. All team members contribute a fair share of the work Meetings are not held AND/OR some team members do not contribute a fair share of the work.
Script

Script is complete and it is clear what each actor will say and do. Entries and exits are scripted as are important movements. Script is quite professional.

 

Script is mostly complete. It is clear what each actor will say and do. Script is shows planning. Script has a few major flaws. It is not always clear what the actors are to say and do. Script shows an attempt at planning, but seems incomplete There is no script. Actors are expected to invent what they say and do as they go along
Research

Note cards indicate that the group members developed questions about the assigned topic, consulted at least 3 reference sources, developed a position based on their sources, and correctly cited their sources.

 

Note cards indicate that the group members consulted at least 3 reference sources, developed a position based on their sources, and correctly cited their sources.

 

Note cards indicate that the group members consulted at least 2 reference sources, developed a position based on their sources, and correctly cited their sources There are fewer than two notecards OR sources are incorrectly cited
Storyboard

Storyboard is complete with sketches for each scene, detailed notes on titles, transitions, special effects, sound, etc. Storyboard reflects outstanding planning and organization for the visuals in the video.

 

Storyboard is relatively complete with sketches for most scenes, and notes on titles, transitions, special effects, sound, etc. Storyboard reflects effective planning and organization for the visuals in the video. Storyboard has glaring omissions in scene planning. There are some sketches, and notes on titles, transitions, special effects, sound, etc. Storyboard reflects attempts at planning and organization for the visuals in the video. Storyboard is not done or is so incomplete that it could not be used even as a general guide. Storyboard reflects very little planning of the visuals.
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