| Presentation |
The presentation presents the overall topic in a clear and coherent manner. It draws the audience into the presentation with compelling questions or by relating to the audience's interests or goals.
The presentation shows some structure but does not create a strong sense of what is to follow. It is somewhat appealing to the audience but has incomplete coverage of topic.
The presentation does not orient the audience to what will follow. <BR>
The sequencing is unclear and does not appear interesting or relevant to the audience
Content is written clearly and concisely with a logical progression of ideas and supporting information such as graph and charts.<BR>
Information is accurate, current and comes from reliable sources.
Content is written with a logical prgression of ideas and supporting information such as graphs and charts.<BR>
Includes some persuasive information from reliable sources.
content is vague in conveying a point of view and does not create a stron sense of purpose. <BR>
Includes some persuasive information with few facts. No graphs or charts included<BR>
Information is incomplete, out of date and/or incorrect.
|Text elements |
Fonts are easy to read and point size varies appropriately for headings and text.<BR>
Use of italics, bold, and indentations enhances readability.<BR>
Text is appropriate in length for the target audience and to the point.<BR>
The background and colors enhance the readability of text.
The fonts are easy to read, but in a few places the use of fonts, italics, bold, long paragraphs, color or busy background detracts and does not enhance readibility
Overall readability is difficult with lengthy paragraphs, too many different fonts, dark or busy backgrounds, overuse of bold or lack of appropriate indentations of text.
Layout is visually pleasing and contributes to the overall message with appropriate use of headings, subheadings, and white space.
Layout shows some structure, but appears cluttered and busy or distracting with large gaps of white space or uses a distracting background.
Layout is cluttered, confusing, and does not use spacing, headings, and subheadings to enhance the readability.
All sources of information are clearly identified and credited using MLA citations throughout the project.
Most sources of information use proper MLA citation. Some information, photos and graphics do not use proper MLA citations.
No way to check validity of information.<BR>
|Graphics, Sound and/or Animation |
Graphics, sound and/or animation assist in presenting an overall theme and enhance understanding of concept, ideas and relationships.<BR>
Several different types of images are included.
Some of the graphics, sound and/or animations seem unrelated to the topic/theme and do not enhance the overall concepts. Most images are clip art.
Graphics, sounds, and/or animations are unrelated to the content or are nonexistant.
|Writing Mechanics |
The text is written with no errors in grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.
The text is clearly written with little or no editing required for grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
Spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors distract or impair readability.<BR>
(3 or more errors)
|Required Material |
All required material is present
Most of the required material is present
Half or less than half of required material is present