Teacher Name: SAFETY FIRST PowerPoint Presentation Rubric

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Time-Limit (0-10 points) Presentation is 5-6 minutes long. Presentation is 4 minutes long. Presentation is 3 minutes long. Presentation is less than 3 minutes OR more than 6 minutes.
Originality (0-15 points) 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 4--5 slides. Presentation is a rehash of other student's ideas and/or graphics and shows very little attempt at original thought.
Text - Font Choice & Formatting (0-10 points) Font formats (e.g., color, bold, italic) have been carefully planned to enhance readability and content. Fonts formats have been carefully planned to enhance readability. Font formatting has been carefully planned to complement the content. It may be a little to read. Font formatting makes it very difficult to read the material.
Content - Accuracy (0-10 points) 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.
Uses Complete Sentences (0-10 points) Always (99-100% of time) speaks in complete sentences. Mostly (80-98%) speaks in complete sentences. Sometimes (70-80%) speaks in complete sentences. Rarely speaks in complete sentences.
Stays on Topic (0-10 points) Stays on topic all (100%) of the time. Stays on topic most (99-90%) of the time. Stays on topic some (89%-75%) of the time. It was hard to tell what the topic was.
Use of Graphics (0-10 points) 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.
Content (0-10 points) 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.
Effectiveness (0-15 points) Project includes all material needed to gain a comfortable understanding of the topic. It is a highly effective study guide. Project includes most material needed to gain a comfortable understanding of the material but is lacking one of two key elements. It is an adequate study guide. Project is missing more than two key elements. It would make an incomplete study guide. Project is lacking several key elements and has inaccuracies that make it a poor study guide.
Volume (extra credit--0-15 points) 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.

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