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World History Project Guide: Rubric

Rubric for World History Project

 

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Content/Design 50% 

Project demonstrates excellent understanding of the topic. Covers topic in depth, provides rich and varied details. Content is communicated in a thoughtful manner with consideration of design and audience.

Project demonstrates comprehension of the topic and provides many historically accurate and relevant details. Content is presented with some consideration of design and audience.

Project demonstrates little comprehension of the topic. Includes only widely known historical content. Content is presented with limited consideration of design and audience.

Project demonstrates poor comprehension of the topic and provides few historically accurate details.  Content is presented without consideration of design and audience.

Research 25%

Research question is posted on Adobe Spark Portfolio. Research thoughtfully addresses the question and provides new understanding of the topic and/ or relevance to historical patterns.

Research question is posted on Adobe Spark Portfolio. Research addresses central aspects of the question, but fails to identify complexities.

Research question is posted on Adobe Spark Portfolio. Research attempts to address the research question, but is inadequate or irrelevant.

Research question is not posted on Adobe Spark Portfolio and/or research demonstrates little reflection on the research question.

Citation 15%

Information is gathered from a minimum of two scholarly sources in addition to quality background sources. Format follows an approved academic style (MLA, Chicago, APA) and contains minimal errors.

Information is gathered from less than two scholarly sources. Background sources are generic (Britannica, Wikipedia).  Formatting is consistent with an approved academic style but has more than two errors.

Information is gathered from only generic  background sources (Britannica, Wikipedia). Formatting is not consistent with an approved style and/or has multiple errors.

Information is gathered from one generic source (or none). Not in any approved format.

Mechanics 10%

Student uses proper grammar and academic language.

Student has few errors in grammar and/or academic language

Student has many errors in grammar and/or academic language

Language is inappropriate for an academic setting.