1. Informal assessment will be an ongoing part of this project in all areas. This will include:
    • Teacher note taking/check list
    • Informal conferencing
    • Observations
    • Peer/Teacher feedback
    • Writing samples
    • Student reflections (oral and/or written)

 

  1. The students' final projects will be assessed (using the rubric below) on the following:
    • Determining Characters
    • Determining Setting
    • Retelling the Story (beginning, middle, end)
    • Communicating Ideas in Picture Form
    • Technology as a Communication Tool
    • Partner Collaboration
    • Oral Presentation

They will be graded as Advanced, Proficient, and Developing.

 

 
Advanced
Proficient
Developing
Determining Characters All important characters were identified Several important characters were identified Few important characters were identified
Determining Setting Setting was described correctly with many details Setting was described correctly with some detail Setting was not described correctly; few details were used
Retelling the Story (beginning, middle, end) Retelling includes a clear beginning, middle, and end; writing includes detail and voice Retelling includes at least 2 of the following components:   beginning, middle, and end; writing includes some detail and voice Retelling includes 1 or none of the following components:   beginning, middle, and end; writing includes little detail or voice
Communicating Ideas in Picture Form Pictures include many details Pictures include some detail Pictures contain very little detail
Technology as a Communication Tool Student used a variety of Kid Pix drawing tools to create colorful, detailed slides to effectively communicate ideas Student used at least three Kid Pix drawing tools, creating slides with sufficient detail to communicate some ideas Student used few tools (less than 3) appropriately, creating slides with very little detail; ideas were not communicated effectively
Partner Collaboration Student cooperated well with partner; contributed many ideas; listened well to partner; showed outstanding effort Student cooperated with partner most of the time; contributed many ideas; listened to partner most of the time; showed appropriate effort Student did not cooperate with partner; contributed few ideas; did not listen to partner; showed little effort
Oral Presentation Student spoke clearly and concisely all of the time; volume was heard by all members of the audience Student spoke clearly and concisely most of the time; volume was heard by most of the members of the audience Student did not speak clearly and concisely; volume was not heard by many members of the audience