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Social Studies Rubrics

2.11 Rubric for UN Letter Project

A rubric for the Unit 2 project in which students write a letter to the United Nations.

This resource is part of Unit 2: Empire and the Social Studies 7 course.

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Political Ad Presentation Rubric

Use this rubric to evaluate the group's presentation of the final video ad.

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Politcal Ad Video Rubric

Use this rubric to evaluate students' political advertisements.

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Socratic Seminar Rubric

Socratic Seminar Rubric

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3.11 Oratory (Teacher Rubric)

Rubric for teacher to use when evaluating oratory projects. It is similar to the rubric students use to evaluate each other, since the objectives are the same, but not identical.

This resource is part of Unit 3: Battles for Independence I and the Social Studies 7 course.

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5.16 Letter to the Editor Rubric

Rubric for the Darfur Letter to the Editor project.

This resource is part of Unit 5: Genocide and the Social Studies 7 course.

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Map Activity Sheet and Rubric

A map activity in a format similar to the one used on the article reaction assignment posted above. This assignment requires some teacher guidance. You should… 1) Select a country, state etc for the students to learn about 2) Provide a blank outline map (Try http://www.eduplace.com ) 3) Select groups for the students to work in and provide instructions for groupwork behavior

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Rubric - Constructed Response

Rubric - Constructed Response - Positive and Negative Impact of Gutenberg Printing and Internet

Standard Level

 Points

 Expectations

 Mastery (Complete)

 3

Your response demonstrates complete understanding of the prompt.

Your response answers all parts of  the question.

Your response provides 2 examples or textual evidence to support the positive and negative impact of both the Guttenberg Printing Press and Internet. 

 Proficient
(basic)

 2

Your response demonstrates understanding of the prompt.

Your response answers most parts of the question.

Your response provides some examples and textual evidence to support your answer.

Your response may provide some examples and details that do not support your answer.

 Minimal (below basic)

 1

Your response demonstrates limited understanding of the prompt.

Your response provides few examples and textual evidence to support your answer.

Your response includes unrelated and inaccurate examples and details.

 No Credit

 0

 Your response in incorrect or not legible.

Rubric - Venn Diagram

Rubric - Venn Diagram  Gutenberg Printing Press Vs. Internet

 

Mastery (3) -
Complete

Proficient (2) -
Basic

Minimal (1) -
Below Basic 

Text and research for comparison.

All comparisons are text and research based.

Most comparisons are text and research based.

few or none of the comparisons are text or research based

Placements of comparison statements.


All statements of similarities are placed in the overlapping center space. All statements of differences are placed in the opposite outer circle.

Most statements are placed in the correct space, but a few statements are incorrectly placed.

Few statements are placed correctly in the circles.

Number of quality statements

Student makes 4 or more comparison statements in each space of the circles.

Student makes 2-3 comparison statements in each space of the circles.

Student makes 1 or less statement in each space of the circles.

 Totals______
Maximum 9-
Minimum 3.

 

 

 

 Final Score
Totals / 3

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Rubric - Timeline

Rubric - Timeline - Great Moments in Communication  

 

Advanced
(4)

Proficient
(3)

Basic
(2) 

Below Basic
(1) 

 Content

All information is clearly presented.  You have included additional details for at least 4 different communication inventions.

Most information is clearly presented. You have included additional details for at least 3 communication inventions.

Some information is clearly presented. You have included additional details for at least 2 communication inventions. 

Information is not clear. You have tried to include details for at least 1 communication invention.

 Accuracy

All events are placed in chronological sequence.  (BCE Before Common Era / ACE After Common Era are in the correct order.)

Most events are placed in chronological sequence. Most of BCE / ACE events are in the correct order.

Events placements contain some minor inaccuracies. Some of BCE/ ACE events are not in the correct order.

Events are significantly placed out of order.  Many BCE / ACE events are not in the correct order.

 Organization

Overall layout of timeline is exceptionally organized.  

Overall layout of timeline is well organized.

Overall layout of timeline is mostly organized.

Overall layout of timeline is not well organized

 Aesthetics

The appearance of your timeline is very creative and attractive.

The appearance of your timeline is neat and attractive 

 The overall appearance of your timeline is legible and neat.

The overall appearance of your timeline is not legible and messy.

 Conventions

Few spelling or convention errors.

Spelling and conventions errors are minimal.

Spelling and conventions errors do not distract viewing your timeline.

Spelling and convention errors distract viewing your timeline.

 Totals ____
Maximum20-
Minimum 5

 

 

 

 

 Final Totals / 5 
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Social Studies Proficiency Presentation Rubric January '10

Rubric to guide and assess senior-level research presentations.

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Writing Rubric

Writing Rubric

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Rubric for Projects and Reports

This is a general rubric that students can learn to internalize if you use it over time and for various projects and reports. The students may come to understand that their work needs to be through including all components required to complete a task. It should be accurately and clearly presented. And logical reasoning should be used.

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World War I Propaganda

This is an activity on the use of propaganda during World War I. It involves students creating a propaganda poster and describing why it qualifies as propaganda.

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