Evaluation

Your Rubric: Collaborative Work Skills : Little Prairie in the Big City

You will be evaluated individually on your research, the completion of your jobs data sheets and your coorperative group skills. 

You will be evaluated with your group on your Powerpoint presentation.

Cooperative Group Evaluation

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Attitude
Never is publicly critical of the project or the work of others. Always has a positive attitude about the task(s).
Rarely is publicly critical of the project or the work of others. Often has a positive attitude about the task(s).
Occasionally is publicly critical of the project or the work of other members of the group. Usually has a positive attitude about the task(s).
Often is publicly critical of the project or the work of other members of the group. Often has a negative attitude about the task(s).
Contributions
Routinely provides useful ideas when participating in the group and in classroom discussion. A definite leader who contributes a lot of effort.
Usually provides useful ideas when participating in the group and in classroom discussion. A strong group member who tries hard!
Sometimes provides useful ideas when participating in the group and in classroom discussion. A satisfactory group member who does what is required.
Rarely provides useful ideas when participating in the group and in classroom discussion. May refuse to participate.
Preparedness
Brings needed materials to class and is always ready to work.
Almost always brings needed materials to class and is ready to work.
Almost always brings needed materials but sometimes needs to settle down and get to work
Often forgets needed materials or is rarely ready to get to work.
Quality of Work
Provides work of the highest quality.
Provides high quality work.
Provides work that occasionally needs to be checked/redone by other group members to ensure quality.
Provides work that usually needs to be checked/redone by others to ensure quality.
Working with Others
Almost always listens to, shares with, and supports the efforts of others. Tries to keep people working well together.
Usually listens to, shares, with, and supports the efforts of others. Does not cause "waves" in the group.
Often listens to, shares with, and supports the efforts of others, but sometimes is not a good team member.
Rarely listens to, shares with, and supports the efforts of others. Often is not a good team player.

PowerPoint Presentation

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Content - Accuracy
All content throughout the presentation is accurate. There are no factual errors.
Most of the content is accurate but there is one piece of information that might be inaccurate.
The content is generally accurate, but one piece of information is clearly flawed or inaccurate.
Content is typically confusing or contains more than one factual error.
Text - Font Choice & Formatting
Font formats (e.g., color, bold, italic) have been carefully planned to enhance readability and content.
Font formats have been carefully planned to enhance readability.
Font formating has been carefully planned to complement the content. It may be a little hard to read.
Font formatting makes it very difficult to read the material.
Background
Background does not detract from text or other graphics. Choice of background is consistent from card to card and is appropriate for the topic.
Background does not detract from text or other graphics. Choice of background is consistent from card to card.
Background does not detract from text or other graphics.
Background makes it difficult to see text or competes with other graphics on the page.
Use of Graphics
All graphics are attractive (size and colors) and support the theme/content of the presentation.
A few graphics are not attractive but all support the theme/content of the presentation.
All graphics are attractive but a few do not seem to support the theme/content of the presentation.
Several graphics are unattractive AND detract from the content of the presentation.
Sequencing of Information
Information is organized in a clear, logical way. It is easy to anticipate the type of material that might be on the next card.
Most information is organized in a clear, logical way. One card or item of information seems out of place.
Some information is logically sequenced. An occassional card or item of information seems out of place.
There is no clear plan for the organization of information.
Spelling and Grammar
Presentation has no misspellings or grammatical errors.
Presentation has 1-2 misspellings, but no grammatical errors.
Presentation has 1-2 grammatical errors but no misspellings.
Presentation has more than 2 grammatical and/or spelling errors.
 

Individual Project  Evaluation

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Quality of Information
Information clearly relates to the main topic. It includes several supporting details and/or examples.
Information clearly relates to the main topic. It provides 1-2 supporting details and/or examples.
Information clearly relates to the main topic. No details and/or examples are given.
Information has little or nothing to do with the main topic.
Amount of Information
All topics are addressed and all questions answered with at least 2 sentences about each.
All topics are addressed and most questions answered with at least 2 sentences about each.
All topics are addressed, and most questions answered with 1 sentence about each.
One or more topics were not addressed.
Internet Use
Successfully uses suggested internet links to find information and navigates within these sites easily without assistance.
Usually able to use suggested internet links to find information and navigates within these sites easily without assistance.
Occasionally able to use suggested internet links to find information and navigates within these sites easily without assistance.
Needs assistance or supervision to use suggested internet links and/or to navigate within these sites.
Sources
All sources (information and graphics) are accurately documented in the desired format.
All sources (information and graphics) are accurately documented, but a few are not in the desired format.
All sources (information and graphics) are accurately documented, but many are not in the desired format.
Some sources are not accurately documented.
Diagrams & Illustrations
Diagrams and illustrations are neat, accurate and add to the reader's understanding of the topic.
Diagrams and illustrations are accurate and add to the reader's understanding of the topic.
Diagrams and illustrations are neat and accurate and sometimes add to the reader's understanding of the topic.
Diagrams and illustrations are not accurate OR do not add to the reader's understanding of the topic.