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Extra Credit Project

01 Nov

 

 

Please submit a 1,000-word essay that describes a historic person, place, thing, event, or idea.  Each project will include a works cited page.

You can either work individually or in groups of 3 for any of the options.  If you choose to work in groups, there will be an additional requirement that includes a list of who performed each section of the project.

 

Please see page 2 of this document for a Rubric.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Content Grammar / Spelling / Vocabulary Organization Citation
·    45 to 50 Points

·    Is well thought out and supports the solution to the challenge or question

·    Reflects application of critical thinking

·    Has clear goal that is related to the topic

·    Is pulled from a variety of sources

·    Is accurate

·    15 to 20 Points

·    No spelling, grammatical, or punctuation errors

·    High-level use of vocabulary and word choice

·    15 to 20 Points

·    Information is clearly focused in an organized and thoughtful manner

·    Information is constructed in a logical pattern to support the solution

·    8 to 10 Points

·         Used proper form for citations.

·         Cited all appropriate information

·    With one or two errors in format.

 

·    35 to 44 Points

·    Is well thought out and supports the solution

·    Has application of critical thinking that is apparent

·    Has clear goal that is related to the topic

·    Is pulled from several sources

·    Is accurate

·    10 to 14 Points

·    Few (1 to 3) spelling, grammatical, or punctuation errors

·    Good use of vocabulary and word choice

·    10 to 14 Points

·    Information supports the solution to the challenge or question

·         5 to 7 Points

·         Used proper form for citations.

·    Cited most proper information with three or more errors in format.

·    25 to 34 Points

·    Supports the solution

·    Has application of critical thinking that is apparent

·    Has no clear goal

·    Is pulled from a limited number of sources

·    Has some factual errors or inconsistencies

·    5 to 9 Points

·    Minimal (3 to 5) spelling, grammatical, or punctuation errors

·    Low-level use of vocabulary and word choice

·    5 to 9 Points

·    Project has a focus but might stray from it at times

·    Information appears to have a pattern, but the pattern is not consistently carried out in the project

·    Information loosely supports the solution

·    3 to 5 Points

·    Used recognized citation form other than Chicago or Turabian.

·    15 to 24 Points

·    Provides inconsistent information for solution

·    Has no apparent application of critical thinking

·    Has no clear goal

·    Is pulled from few sources

·    Has significant factual errors, misconceptions, or misinterpretations

·    0 to 4 Points

·    More than 5 spelling, grammatical, or punctuation errors

·    Poor use of vocabulary and word choice

·    0 to 4 Points

·    Content is unfocused and haphazard

·    Information does not support the solution to the challenge or question

·    Information has no apparent pattern

·    0 to 3 Points

·    Contained citations but was not in any recognizable form or multiple errors in formatting of citations

 

Student : ______________                                                                                                                                                   Grade: _____________

 

 
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