Evaluation



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Articles - Purpose
90-100% of the articles establish a clear purpose in the lead paragraph and demonstrate a clear understanding of the topic.
85-89% of the articles establish a clear purpose in the lead paragraph and demonstrate a clear understanding of the topic.
75-84% of the articles establish a clear purpose in the lead paragraph and demonstrate a clear understanding of the topic.
Less than 75% of the articles establish a clear purpose in the lead paragraph and demonstrate a clear understanding of the topic.
Contributions of Group Members
Each person in the group has contributed at least two articles and one graphic without prompting from teachers or peers.
Each person in the group has contributed at least one article and one graphic with a few reminders from peers.
Each person in the group has contributed at least one article with some minimal assistance from peers.
One or more students in the group required quite a lot of assistance from peers before contributing one article.
Graphics
Graphics are in focus, are well-cropped and are clearly related to the articles they accompany.
Graphics are in focus and are clearly related to the articles they accompany.
80-100% of the graphics are clearly related to the articles they accompany.
More than 20% of the graphics are not clearly related to the articles OR no graphics were used.
Use of Primary Sources
Reading of primary source material was thorough.
Reading of primary source material was fairly thorough.
Reading of primary source material was incomplete.
Reading of primary source material was not done.
Articles - Interest
The articles contain facts, figures, and/or word choices that make the articles exceptionally interesting to readers.
The articles contain facts, figures, and/or word choices that make the articles interesting to readers.
The article contains some facts or figures but is marginally interesting to read.
The article does not contain facts or figures that might make it interesting to read.
Requirements
All of the required content was present.
Almost all the required content was present.
At least 75% of the required content was present.
Less than 75% of the required content was present.