The following rubric will be used to grade each portion of your assignment. Each written entry is worth 15 points for a total of 45 points possible for the written entries. A remaining 5 points will be awarded upon turning in the reference sheet with at least 3 references listed for each entry along with the note taking sheets. The whole assignment is worth 50 points.
|Quality of Information (6 points possible per entry for 18 total)||0 points Information has little or nothing to do with the main topic.||2 points(6) Information clearly relates to the main topic. No details are given.||4 points(12) Information clearly relates to the main topic. It provides 1-2 supporting details.||6 points(18) Information clearly relates to the main topic. It includes several supporting details.||6 (18)|
|Mechanics (6 points possible per entry for 18 total)||0 points Many grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors.||2 points (6) A few grammatical spelling, or punctuation errors.||4 points (12) Almost no grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors||6 points (18) No grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors.||6 (18)|
|Illustrations (3 points possible per entry with 9 total)||0 points No illustrations or maps are included in the entries.||1 point Illustrations/maps are included but they do not relate to the topic.||2 points Illustrations/maps are included but only marginally relate to their Mesopotamian topic.||3 points Illustrations/maps are included and they relate and add to their Mesopotamian topics.||3 (9)|
|Note Taking Sheets & Reference Sheet||0 points Note Taking sheets and Reference sheets are not turned in.||2 points Only the Note Taking sheets or Reference sheet are turned in, not both.||4 points The Note Taking sheets and the Reference sheet are turned in but lack 3 references per article.||5 points The Note Taking sheets and the Reference sheet are turned in and complete.||- (5)|
Total Score: 15 (50)