Evaluation/Rubric

Students will be evaluated on their Press Releases and an Individual 
Reflection.  See the teacher if you have any questions. GOOD LUCK and 
HAVE FUN!


EXPECTATIONS & SCORING RUBRIC:
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*Press Releases must contain:

1) An outside source relevant to their assigned stance.

SCORING: 3 POINTS. The outside source must be plausible for your 
specific role.
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2) Introduction and conclusion paragraphs, supported by at least 
THREE (3) specific points. (It should be bewteen 3-5 paragraphs).

SCORING: 10 POINTS. This is the body of the statement. It should be 
clear and be between 3-5 paragraphs.
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3) The release should have very few spelling mistakes.

SCORING: 5 POINTS. One point marked off for every spelling mistake.
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4) Properly cited sources. (See handout from class)

SCORING: 2 POINTS. 
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5) The press release shall be typed, 12 point font, and have one inch 
margins.

SCORING: 5 POINTS, for including all three criteria.
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**25 POINTS TOTAL** for the Press Release:__________


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*Individual Reflections must:

1) Be between 1-2 pages in length and have your name at the top.

SCORING: 5 Points. Easiest 5 points available.
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2) Have your opinion on the issue, and why.

SCORING: 15 POINTS. Body and most important part of the Reflection. 
Points will be based on the strength and clarity of your opinion. 15 
pts=excellent, 14-11=quality, Under 10=lacking important ideas and 
concepts.
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3) Cite outside sources properly. (See handout from class)

SCORING: 3 POINTS. 
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4) Should use at least 2 valid outsides sources.

SCORING: 2 POINTS. One point for each.
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5) Include a paragraph explaining how your group worked together, and 
your feelings on the WebQuest.

SCORING: 10 Points. Must answer both parts clearly for all the points.
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6) Have very few spelling mistakes.

SCORING: 10 POINTS. One point marked off for every spelling mistake.
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7) The press release shall be typed, 12 point font, and have one inch 
margins.

SCORING: 5 POINTS, for including all three criteria.
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**50 POINTS TOTAL** for the Individual Reflection:__________




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***75 POINTS TOTAL*** FOR THE ENTIRE ASSIGNMENT:________

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assignment.