The following rubric will be used to grade each portion of the assignment. All points earned will be combined to produce a final grade out of 100.
Read over the rubric to get an idea of how each section will be graded. Upon submission, you should have a good feel for what kind of grade you can expect.
|Kingdoms Chart||10pts No effort was seen and very little research is evident.||15pts Some effort was seen and there is some evidence of research.||20pts An adequate amount of effort was seen and there is enough research to complete the essay. More thought could have been given to some areas.||25pts The student conducted solid research, even adding some outside sources. Their notes look well organized and thoughtfully completed.||25|
|Venn Diagram||5pts Little effort was seen in completing the diagram. No correlation between research and essay formation.||10pts Some effort was made to use notes to complete the diagram. More research could be present.||15pts A fair amount of research and though can be seen.||20pts The research and effort are superb. The viewer can clearly see how the essay will be formed.||20|
|Essay||10pts Very little research is present. The essay is mostly opinion. Little to no organization. Did not follow the guidelines.||15pts Some research and organization are present, but more is needed. Guidelines were somewhat followed.||25pts Research and organization are average. Essay could have used stronger language. Essay guidelines were followed.||35pts Research and essay formation are superb. Writer uses strong varied language and has a convincing final argument.||35|
|Map||5pts Map contains no legend, no color, no identification of geographic formations. Guidelines for map were not followed. No effort is seen.||10pts Author left off several details listed in the guidelines, but the general idea of where the kingdoms were is evident. Some effort is evident.||15pts Author followed the guidelines, but left off one or two insignificant points. Research and effort are evident.||20pts Map is clear and concise. Great effort is evident.||20|
Total Score: 100