Evaluation

You will receive a group grade (100 points), based on research, effort, and presentations.  You will also receive an individual grade (100 points) based on your completion of the concluding questions.  Below are the standards that will be used for your group grade. This is how your work will be evaluated.

  Beginning
1
Developing
2
Qualified
3
Exemplary
4
Score

Behavior and Effort (1)
The group did not work together nor did they behave appropriately. They created a distraction to learning and accomplished little in class.
(2)
The group worked most of the time but additional effort was necessary. The group needed to be reminded to stay on task.
(3)
The group worked hard and used the majority of the time provided wisely. Only general reminders were necessary.
(4)
The group worked diligently on the assignment and used all time wisely. No reminders were necessary.

Content (2)
Content is inadequate. Group members did not accomplish the research tasks.
(5)
Additional content is necessary. The group shows evidence of preliminary research but needs more.
(7)
Content is sufficient to the task. The group did not try to go above the requirements.
(10)
Content is exemplary. The group thoroughly researched and went above and beyond the call of duty.

Creativity (1)
This project displays little creativity.
(2)
There is some creativity displayed in this project, but additional effort is required.
(3)
There is adequate creativity in this project.
(5)
There is much evidence of creativity in this project.

Presentation (1)
Presentation was severely lacking in interest, organization, and content.
(2)
There is some evidence of interest, organization, and content in the presentation.
(4)
There is adequate evidence of interest, organization, and content in the presentation.
(5)
The presentation shows mastery of interest, organization, and content.

Overall Impression (2)
Group effort and performance only shows the beginnings of effective student work.
(5)
Group effort and performance shows movement toward effective student work.
(8)
Group effort and performance shows accomplishment of effective student work.
(10)
Group effort and performance exemplifies effective student work.

Grammar and Spelling (2)
Beginner - (over 9 mistakes) Your group needs more work and experience with the English language.
(4)
Wannabe - (4-9 mistakes) There were obvious problems with spelling and/or grammar.
(6)
Apprentice
(1-3 mistakes) Your group is getting close to presentation quality.
(8)
Master
No obvious problems with spelling and/or grammar. You're ready for the Big-Time!

Qwizdom Quiz (0)
No Qwizdom quiz was included at the conclusion of your presentation.
(2)
Quiz provided but not in the Qwizdom format or Quiz did not cover material presented.
(6)
Basic Qwizdom questions provided. Some thought evidenced.
(8)
Minimum of 5 well thought out and written Qwizdom questions covering material presented.