The student's understanding of hurricanes and their affects on our world will be evaluated by the 10 question quiz in the "Process" portion of this webquest. Each question is worth 10 points for a total of 100 points. Grades of 90 or 100 are considered excellent and shows that the student has a well-rounded grasp of the subject. Grades of 70 and 80 are considered developing and shows that the student has a decent overall grasp of the subject. Grades 60 and below are considered to be not acceptable and the student should review the subject material and retake the quiz.
Once the quiz is passed the students are to compose a 4-5 page paper discussing the development of hurricanes, recorded history of hurricanes, the Saffir-Simpson scale, and loss prevention techniques used before the arrival of a hurricane. Use the questons on the quiz as a guideline of what points are to be covered. The paper will be graded using the rubric below.
|Accuracy of information||Does not give information on the topic.||Covers 1-2 points of information on the topic.||Covers 3-4 points of information on the topic.||Covers 5 or more points of information on the topic.||25|
|Conclusion||Presents an illogical explanation for findings and does not address any of the questions suggested in the template.||Presents an illogical explanation for findings and addresses few questions.||Presents a logical explanation for findings and addresses some of the questions.||Presents a logical explanation for findings and addresses most of the questions||25|
|Grammar & Spelling||Very frequent grammar and/or spelling errors.||More than two errors.||Only one or two errors.||All grammar and spelling are correct.||25|
|Timeliness||Report handed in more than one week late.||Up to one week late.||Up to two days late.||Report handed in on time.||25|