Waterloo 5th & 6th grade SS
Weekly Current Events Rubric
Name: _____________________________SS Pd: ________Date:___________
Content of Paragraph 1
*Paraphrased in own words
*Answered who,what, when,where,why & how.
*Summary is at least 10 sentences long.
* Sentences are detailed and elaborate.
Content of Follow up question/Personal reaction
*paragraph is at least 4 sentences long and indicates a clear understanding of the issue
*Name, class, and date on project
*Wrote at least 2 paragraphs
*Included original article
*Included source (date, author, name of magazine or website)
Appearance of paper
*paper exhibits neatness and pride of work
Use of time:
* Project is turned in on time
*Class time was used wisely.
21-24 (A) Final Score: ___________________
17-20 (B) Comments: 12-16 (C)
Fewer than 11 (F)