Product Rubric

Group Name:
Title of Product: _

Criteria
Excellent-4
Good-3
Satisfactory-2
Needs Improvement-1
Content - Accuracy
All content throughout the presentation is accurate. There are no factual errors.
Content is clearly relevant to story/topic and theme, message is distinctly clear
Most of the content is accurate but there is one piece of information that seems inaccurate.
Content has some relevance to story/topic and theme, message is clear with some confusing points
The content is generally accurate, but one piece of information is clearly inaccurate.
Content has little relevance to story/topic and theme, message is not clear
Content confusing or contains more than one factual error.
Content has no
relevance to story/topic
and theme, there is no message
Information Sources
Bibliography in MLA format for all sources of information used. Annotations demonstrates the credibility and authority of the information presented.
All information is used ethically all of the time.
Bibliography in MLA format for all but 1 source of information used. Annotations demonstrates the credibility and authority of the information presented.
All information is used ethically all of the time.
Bibliography in MLA format for most sources of information used. Annotations demonstrates the credibility and authority of the information presented.
All information is used ethically all of the time.
Bibliography not corrected formatted or organized.
Sequencing of Information
Information is organized in a clear, logical way. It is easy to anticipate the next slide.
Most information is organized in a clear, logical way. One slide or piece of information seems out of place.
Some information is logically sequenced. An occasional slide or piece of information seems out of place.
There is no clear plan for the organization of information.
Effectiveness
Project includes all material needed to give a good understanding of the topic. The project is consistent with the driving (essential) questions.
Project is lacking one or two key elements. Project is consistent with driving (essential) questions most of the time.
Project is missing more than two key elements. It is rarely consistent with the
driving (essential) questions
.
Project is lacking several key elements and has inaccuracies. .Project is completely inconsistent with
driving (essential) questions.
For Presentations - Use of Graphics
All graphics are attractive (size and colors) and support the topic of the presentation.
A few graphics are not attractive but all support the topic of the presentation.
All graphics are attractive but a few do not support the topic of the presentation.
Several graphics are unattractive AND detract from the content of the presentation.
For Movies and Skits - Props and Costumes
All props and costumes support the story/topic.
A few of the props or costumes do not support the story/topic.
Either the props or the costumes do not support the story/topic
No evidence of planning for props or costumes.
For Presentations and Movies - Edits and Transitions
Transitions, effects, audio, and edits are appropriate to the subject matter, add to the flow of the story/topic and most importantly, do not distract from the message.
Most transitions, effects, audio, and edits are appropriate to the subject matter, add to the flow of the story/topic, and most importantly, do not distract from the message
Some transitions, effects, audio, and edits are appropriate to the subject matter, add to the flow of the story/topic, and most importantly, do not distract from the message
Little to no transitions, effects, audio, and edits are appropriate to the subject matter, add to the flow of the story/topic, and most importantly, do not distract from the message
For Skits - Movement and Action
All movement in the performance area during the performance is appropriate and supports the topic/story.
Most of the movement in the performance area is appropriate and supports the topic/story.
Some disorganization and lack of organization evident during the performance.
Movement during the performance showed a lack of planning.
For Presentations:
Text - Font Choice & Formatting
Font formats (color, bold, italic) have been carefully planned to enhance readability and content.
Font formats have been carefully planned to enhance readability.
Font formatting has been carefully planned to complement the content. It may be a little hard to read.
Font formatting makes it very difficult to read the material.
For Skits and Movies: Speaking
Voices are aloud enough to be heard. All words are clear and distinct. The pace is not too fast or too slow. Eye contact with the audience is maintained. The lines were memorized and not read from notes.
Voices are aloud enough to be heard. Most words are clear and distinct. The pace is not too fast or too slow. Eye contact with the audience is maintained. The lines were memorized and not read from notes.
Voices are aloud enough to be heard. Most words are clear and distinct. The pace is too fast or too slow. Eye contact with the audience is maintained. The lines were memorized and not read from notes.
Voices are not aloud enough to be heard. Most words are not clear and distinct. The pace is too fast or too slow. Eye contact with the audience is maintained. The lines were memorized and not read from notes.
For Presentations: Spelling and Grammar and Spacing
Presentation has no misspellings or grammatical errors or spacing errors.
Presentation has 1-2 misspellings, but no grammatical errors. Presentation has 1-2 spacing errors.
Presentation has 1-2 grammatical errors but no misspellings. Presentation has 3-4 spacing errors.
Presentation has more than 2 grammatical and/or spelling errors. Presentation has several spacing errors.
For Skits and Movies: Grammar and Sentence Fluency
All grammar is correct. Rhythm and flow of words is natural. Complete sentences express ideas effectively.
1-2 grammar errors. Rhythm and flow of words is mostly natural. Complete sentences express ideas effectively.
3-4 grammar errors. Rhythm of words are not natural. Sentences do not express ideas effectively.
Many grammar errors. Incomplete or ineffective sentences make it difficult to understand the ideas.
Cooperation
Group shares tasks and all performed responsibly all of the time.
Group shares tasks and performed responsibly most of the time.
Group shares tasks and performs responsibly some of the time.
Group often is not effective in sharing tasks and/or sharing responsibility.

Presentation rubric based on work by Russell/Reinert