Writing Shows evidence of Research

Little research shown, work is entirley opinion. 1-2 uses of research Research completed, but could be integrated more effectively. All 8 sources present and used to enhance the project


Both Gatsby and Fitgerald are equally commented upon
Double sided journal format not followed, concentrates on one person. Double sided journal format followed, but entries are mostly about one person. Double sided journal format followed, but different caharacteristics of each person are identified. Double sided journall format follwed, and used effectively to compare and contrast specific qualities.



Overall Polish of Writing

Several gramatical errors and not clearly proofread. 5-6 mechanical errors and only some evidence of proofreading. 3-4 mechanical errors and evidnce of proofreading.  Very few mechanical errors and obvious that paper was proofread for errors..



Online Works Cited

Dones not follow any MLA guidelines. 3-4 MLA format errors. MLA format follwed, 3-4 mechanical errors. MLA format closely followed, only 1-2 mechanical errors..



Power Point

Does not demonstrate findings, verly little creativity. Little evidence of project findings or creativity.. Demonstrates knowledge or topic, used to enhance speech, creative. Excellent demonstration of knowledge, enhances speech, creative, flows well.



 Class Presentation

No evodence of preparation, does not use power point effectively or speak on topic. Uses Power Point, but needs more oganization and polish.. Effectively uses Power Point, evidence of speech preparation. Effectively uses Power Point, speech clearly developed and well presented in a persuasive manner.


Student takes position and supports with evidence
No position stated. Position stated, but not supported with evidence. Position clearly stated and supported with some evidence. Position clearly stated and supported with effective evidence.