Why Did They Do That?

  A WebQuest for 8th Grade

Flags and Their Origins

Technology

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Evaluation

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Creativity & Originality:

Did students put maximum amount of effort and creativity into the project? 

Students display many original connections and conventions when discussing their research.  They go above and beyond the requirements of the quest.

Students display some original connections and conventions.  They meet the requirements of the project. Students display little connection and convention with the given material and research efforts. They barely meet requirements or fall just short of requirements. Students display no connections with given material and research. They do not (and made a poor attempt at) meet the requirements of the project.

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Organization:

Did all group members make a contribution?  Were all roles fulfilled?

Group members fulfilled all roles, stayed focused, organized and used time to their advantage. Roles were fulfilled but at times group lost focus and had to regain control of task and purpose. Roles were not fulfilled to their potential, group lacked focus, motivation, and effort. Group was unorganized, had poor a work ethic and struggled to complete the assignment (or didnít finish the assignment).

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Formatting:

Does project adhere to the rules of grammar and structure?

Written content is grammatically sound with few or no infractions. Content is organized in a logical and coherent manner. Written content has some grammatical mistakes. Content has some lapses in organization. Written content has many grammatical mistakes. Content lacks organization. Written content is full of grammatical errors. Lack of organization hinders understanding.

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Standards: Did students generate ideas, create a solution to issue presented, use resources presented to their advantage?

Questions answered very well, original ideas generated and evident throughout presentation. Resources utilized to their fullest potential. Material presented in a manner which captivates/suits audience. Questions answered (but not expanded upon). Original ideas generated but not applied. Resources utilized but not above and beyond requirements. Some questions unanswered. Students stuck to what was required. Technology not utilized to its full potential. Questions missing, technology not utilized. Links left un-explored. Material not presented to audience in a manner which best suits audience.

Grading Rubric

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Presentation (Power Point): Aesthetics, Wording, Content, etc.

Power point is colorful, eye-catching and commands the attention of the audience. Content is worded well and all understand. Power point is colorful, but not original. Audience pays attention, but doesnít necessarily follow. Power point is average. Audienceís attention is not commanded and therefore they do not give it. Power point is incomplete or below average. Audience does not pay attention. Incomplete presentation hinders purpose.

Grading Rubric

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Presentation (Oral): Comfort level, volume, tone, sharing of responsibility, etc. All group members speak. Volume and tone are excellent, students are comfortable, and their hard work is apparent. Some group members speak, they are nervous, but give presentation with few flaws. Volume and tone are good.

 

Few group members speak, they are nervous or indifferent. Volume and tone are poor. One group member speaks. Volume and tone are insufficient.

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Last updated November 14, 2004