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Your grade will be a common grade reflecting overall group work. This grade will be derived by averaging group scores for PowerPoint Presentation, Brochure, and the Group Average score for the On-line test. At the end of this project, you will be given an opportunity to anonomously evaluate group members contributions. This criteria will be considered in establishing final individual grades. Below are the rubrics for evaluating your project.

Power Point Presentation (Accuracy and Content):

CATEGORY
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Required Elements
There is at least one slide for each tour destination. Each slide has 3-4 facts about the site.

There are at least three slides in the presentation.
Each slide has 2-3 facts about the site..

There are two slides for each nominee. Some slides have less than 2-3 facts about the site.
There are less thantwo slides for each site. Several slides are missing facts.
Content - Accuracy
All content throughout the presentation is accurate. There are no factual errors. All material is in the student's words (nothing cut & pasted)
Most of the content is accurate and original, but there is one piece of information that might be inaccurate.
The content is generally accurate, but one piece of text information is clearly flawed, inaccurate or cut & pasted.
Content is typically confusing or contains more than one factual error. Several slides clearly have text that's been cut & pasted from another source.
Originality
Presentation shows considerable originality and inventiveness. The content and ideas are presented in a unique and interesting way.
Presentation shows some originality and inventiveness. The content and ideas are presented in an interesting way.
Presentation shows an attempt at originality and inventiveness on 1-2 cards.
Presentation is a rehash of other people's ideas and/or graphics and shows very little attempt at original thought.
Graphics
All graphics are attractive (size and colors), appropriate, 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.
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.

Oral Power Point Presentation:

CATEGORY
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Enthusiasm
Facial expressions and body language generate a strong interest and enthusiasm about the topic in others.
Facial expressions and body language sometimes generate a strong interest and enthusiasm about the topic in others.
Facial expressions and body language are used to try to generate enthusiasm, but seem somewhat faked.
Very little use of facial expressions or body language. Did not generate much interest in topic being presented.
Posture and Eye Contact
Stands up straight, looks relaxed and confident. Establishes eye contact with everyone in the room during the presentation.
Stands up straight and establishes eye contact with everyone in the room during the presentation.
Sometimes stands up straight and establishes eye contact.
Slouches and/or does not look at people during the presentation.
Preparedness
Student is completely prepared and has obviously rehearsed.
Student seems pretty prepared but might have needed a couple more rehearsals.
The student is somewhat prepared, but it is clear that rehearsal was lacking.
Student does not seem at all prepared to present.
Volume
Volume is loud enough to be heard by all audience members throughout the presentation.
Volume is loud enough to be heard by all audience members at least 90% of the time.
Volume is loud enough to be heard by all audience members at least 80% of the time.
Volume often too soft to be heard by all audience members.
Content
Shows a full understanding of the topic.
Shows a good understanding of the topic.
Shows a good understanding of parts of the topic.
Does not seem to understand the topic very well.
Comprehension
Student is able to accurately answer almost all questions posed by classmates about the topic.
Student is able to accurately answer most questions posed by classmates about the topic.
Student is able to accurately answer a few questions posed by classmates about the topic.
Student is unable to accurately answer questions posed by classmates about the topic.

Brochure:
CATEGORY
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Writing - Organization
Each section in the brochure has a clear beginning, middle, and end.
Almost all sections of the brochure have a clear beginning, middle and end.
Most sections of the brochure have a clear beginning, middle and end.
Less than half of the sections of the brochure have a clear beginning, middle and end.
Itinerary
All elements of the itinerary and supporting information are present.
Almost all elements of the itinerary and supporting information are present.
Most elements of the itinerary and supporting information are present.
Less than half of the elements of the itinerary and supporting information are present.
Writing - Grammar
There are no grammatical mistakes in the brochure.
There are no grammatical mistakes in the brochure after feedback from an adult.
There are 1-2 grammatical mistakes in the brochure even after feedback from an adult.
There are several grammatical mistakes in the brochure even after feedback from an adult.
Spelling & Proofreading
No spelling errors remain after one person other than the typist reads and corrects the brochure.
No more than 1 spelling error remains after one person other than the typist reads and corrects the brochure.
No more than 3 spelling errors remain after one person other than the typist reads and corrects the brochure.
Several spelling errors in the brochure.
Writing - Mechanics
Capitalization and punctuation are correct throughout the brochure.
Capitalization and punctuation are correct throughout the brochure after feedback from an adult.
There are 1-2 capitalization and/or punctuation errors in the brochure even after feedback from an adult.
There are several capitalization or punctuation errors in the brochure even after feedback from an adult.
Content - Accuracy
All facts in the brochure are accurate.
99-90% of the facts in the brochure are accurate.
89-80% of the facts in the brochure are accurate.
Fewer than 80% of the facts in the brochure are accurate.
Attractiveness & Organization
The brochure has exceptionally attractive formatting and well-organized information.
The brochure has attractive formatting and well-organized information.
The brochure has well-organized information.
The brochure's formatting and organization of material are confusing to the reader.
Graphics/Pictures
Graphics enhance the text and there is a good mix of text and graphics.
Graphics go well with the text, but there are so many that they distract from the text.
Graphics go well with the text, but there are too few and the brochure seems "text-heavy".
Graphics do not go with the accompanying text or appear to be randomly chosen.

 

 

 

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