Current events rubric

Waterloo 5th & 6th grade SS

Weekly Current Events Rubric


Name: _____________________________SS Pd: ________Date:___________


Standards


Criteria

4

Exceptional


3

 Great

2

OK

1

Poor Effort  

0

Incomplete


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






Followed Directions

*Name, class, and date on project

*Wrote at least 2 paragraphs

*Typed

*Included original article

*Included source (date, author, name of magazine or website)






Proofreading

*Correct spelling

*Correct grammar

*Correct punctuation

*Indented paragraphs








Appearance of paper

*paper exhibits neatness and pride of work






Use of time:

* Project is turned in on time

*Class time was used wisely.






Scoring key:                 

21-24    (A)                Final Score:  ___________________

17-20    (B)                Comments:                                    12-16     (C)

9-11    (D)

Fewer than 11 (F)

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