Evaluation

Rubrics:

Final Presentation Rubric out of 28 points

Points

1

2

3

4

Total

Organization Audience cannot understand presentation because there is no sequence of information. Audience has difficulty following presentation because student jumps around. Student presents information in logical sequence which audience can follow. Student presents information in logical, interesting sequence which audience can follow.

Subject Knowledge Student does not have grasp of information; student cannot answer questions about subject. Student is uncomfortable with information and is able to answer only rudimentary questions, but fails to elaborate. Student is at ease and answers most questions with explanations and some elaboration. Student demonstrates full knowledge (more than required) by answering all class questions with explanations and elaboration.

Visual Aids Student uses superfluous visual aids or no visual aids. Student occasionally uses visual aids that rarely support the presentation. Student’s visual aids relate to the presentation. Student’s visual aids explain and reinforce the presentation.

Mechanics Student’s presentation has four or more spelling errors and/or grammatical errors. Presentation has three misspellings and/or grammatical errors. Presentation has no more than two misspellings and/or grammatical errors. Presentation has no misspellings or grammatical errors.

Eye Contact Student makes no eye contact and only reads from notes. Student occasionally uses eye contact, but still reads mostly from notes. Student maintains eye contact most of the time but frequently returns to notes. Student maintains eye contact with audience, seldom returning to notes.

Verbal Techniques Student mumbles, incorrectly pronounces terms, and speaks too quietly for audience in the back of class to hear. Student’s voice is low. Student incorrectly pronounces terms. Audience members have difficulty hearing presentation. Student’s voice is clear. Student pronounces most words correctly. Most audience members can hear presentation. Student uses a clear voice and correct, precise pronunciation of terms so that all audience members can hear presentation.

 

Total Points:

    A=  26-28    B=  24-25     C=  21-23    D=  19-20      F=  0-18  

 

Class Discussion Assessment out of 12 points

Points

1

2

3

4

Total

Responding Student seems distracted or engages in unrelated conversations while other students speak. Student often interrupts other students’ comments and opinions by insulting them or by forcefully adding their own opinions. Student occasionally interrupts other students, but generally adds a related argument or opinion. Student waits until the speaker is done speaking before contributing and integrates past comments into their own statement.
Preparation Student is unable to discuss due to not completing the assignment or activity leading to the discussion. Student makes random comments that repeat what others have said without contributing anything new or randomly adds opinions that are off topic. Student is engaged in the discussion, occasionally using references from the preparatory assignment or activty. Student is engaged in the discussion, and often cites specific references to the preparatory assignment or activity and clearly connects the references to main opinions.
Understanding of topic Student does not engage in the discussion. Student offers opinions that are only occasionally related to the topic. Student connects the topic to life experiences and previous knowledge. Student uses examples to help struggling students see the ways the topic connects to life experiences and previous knowledge, and student is able to answer group members’ questions with ease.
 

Total Points:

    A=  11-12    B= 9-10     C= 7-8    D= 5-6      F= 0-4  

 

Article Written Summary out of 20 points
Completeness of Written Summary        
  • Summary written in proper paragraph format. Complete sentences, correct spelling, punctuation, & grammar, were used.
  • Title of article and author’s name are included in the text.  Direct quotes are placed in quotation marks and in MLA or APA format. .

2

3

5

  • Paper addressed all the key ideas presented in the article. Clear examples and facts from the articles are presented to support key ideas.

2

3

5

 
Analysis & Opinion        
  • Paper addressed key ideas he/she agreed or disagreed with. Details and examples to support his/her viewpoint is presented.

2

3

5

  • Personal opinion about the topic is presented. A thorough detail to support his/her viewpoint is shared.

2

3

5

 

Total Points

 /20

 

 

Media Essay out of 12 points

Points

1

2

3

4

Total

Content Ideas are undeveloped and do not address the prompt. Main ideas about the prompt are clear, but supporting ideas are vague or nonexistent. Ideas addressing the prompt are clear, with adequate supporting ideas. Addresses prompt with effective and thoughtful ideas that are clearly and eloquently expressed.

 

Organization Audience cannot understand presentation because there is no sequence of information. Audience has difficulty following presentation because student jumps around. Student presents information in logical sequence which audience can follow. Student presents information in logical, interesting sequence which audience can follow.

Use of media language Appropriate language not used. Language is used correctly some of the time. Language is used correctly most of the time. Language is used correctly all of the time.

 

 

Total Points:

    A=  11-12    B= 9-10     C= 7-8    D= 5-6      F= 0-4  

 

 

 

 

 

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