Students will be graded on their fact sheet, list of reasons, and persuasive letter. The focus of the grading is on content rather than mechanics. Students will be graded individually. Therefore, each partner will receive his or her own grade.
|#||1 : Unacceptable||2: Poor Work||3: Good Job!||4: Excellent!||Score|
|Fact Sheet||Student fact sheet has not been filled out at all.||Student fact sheet is partially filled out with information. Only half of the boxes are completed.||Student fact sheet is filled out with information found from given sources, but one box is empty.||Student fact sheet is completely filled out with information found from given resources.||25%|
|List of Reasons||Student did not complete a list of reasons.||Student has listed 3 reasons and supported each reason with evidence from fact sheet.||Student has listed 4 reasons and supported each reason with evidence from fact sheet.||Student has listed 5 reasons and supported each reason with evidence from fact sheet.||25%|
|Persuasive Letter||Student does not write a persuasive letter.||Student has attempted to write a persuasive letter, but the letter is not in the correct form. It is difficult to understand and no evidence from facts or reasons is provided.||Student has written a persuasive letter in the correct format. The letter is somewhat easy to understand and some parts are confusing. The student does not use all evidence from the facts and reasons in the letter.||Student has written a persuasive letter in the correct letter format. The letter can be easily read and understood. The letter includes reasons and facts learned from Webquest.||40%|
|Effort||Student puts no effort into the assignment, does not get along with partner, does not stay on task, and does not complete the assignment.||Student has minor issues with partner, does not stay on task, and completes only half of the assignment.||Student has minor issues with partner, stays on task, and completes all but one part of the assignment.||Student works well with partner, stays on tasks, and completes all parts of the assignment.||10%|