Project Rubric

Ancient Civilizations

Project Rubric


 

 

Exemplary

4

Accomplished

3

Developing

2

Beginning

1

Number of Slides PowerPoint includes a minimum of 12 slides:  one title slide, one introduction slide, one conclusion slide, one citation slide, and 8 subtopic slides PowerPoint includes a 8-11 slides:  one title slide, one citation slide, and 5-7 subtopic slides PowerPoint includes 4-7 slides:  one title slide, one citation slide, and 2-4 subtopic slides PowerPoint includes 3 or fewer slides
Theme & Colors PowerPoint theme and colors are appropriate for the topic, do not detract from the text or graphics, and enhance the overall project PowerPoint includes theme and colors which do not detract from the text or graphics PowerPoint includes theme and colors which detract from the text or graphics PowerPoint does not include a background theme or colors
Font No more than two fonts are used throughout the PowerPoint, and the fonts are appropriate for the topic, do not detract from the text or graphics, and enhance the overall project No more than two fonts are used throughout the PowerPoint which do not detract from the text or graphics PowerPoint includes three or more fonts which detract from the text or graphics PowerPoint does not include any text
Transitions Each slide transitions to the next in an appropriate manner which does not detract yet enhances the overall project Each slide transitions to the next and does not detract from the overall project Only some slides transition to the next or multiple transitions are used with detract from the overall project PowerPoint does not include any transitions
Title Slide Title slide includes a title naming the ancient civilization, the student's name, and at least one graphic cited with a hyperlink Title slide is missing one required piece of information Title slide is missing two or more required pieces of information PowerPoint does not include a title slide

Introduction

Slide

Introduction slide includes at least one original paragraph, introduces the subtopics, and has at least one graphic cited with a hyperlink Introduction slide is missing one required piece of information Introduction slide is missing two or more required pieces of information PowerPoint does not include an introduction slide
Subtopics 1-4 Slides Each of the first four subtopic slides includes the title of the subtopic, two full paragraphs about the subtopic, and one graphic appropriate to the subtopic all cited with hyperlinks Each of the first four subtopic slides is missing one required piece of information or overall the slides are missing 1-4 required pieces of information Each of the first four subtopic slides is missing two required pieces of information or overall the slides are missing 5-8 required pieces of information Each of the first four subtopic slides are not included in the final project
Subtopics 5-8 Slides Each of the last four subtopic slides includes the title of the subtopic, two full paragraphs about the subtopic, and one graphic appropriate to the subtopic all cited with hyperlinks Each of the last four subtopic slides is missing one required piece of information or overall the slides are missing 1-4 required pieces of information Each of the last four subtopic slides is missing two required pieces of information or overall the slides are missing 5-8 required pieces of information Each of the last four subtopic slides are not included in the final project
Conclusion Slide Conclusion slide includes at least one original paragraph, discusses the subtopics, and has at least one graphic cited with a hyperlink Conclusion slide is missing one required piece of information Conclusion slide is missing two or more required pieces of information PowerPoint does not include a conclusion slide
Citations Slide Citation slide includes the appropriate title and at least three references for the text Citation slide is missing one required piece of information Citation slide is missing two or more required pieces of information PowerPoint does not include a citation slide
Animations PowerPoint contains two or more animations appropriate for the topic which does not detract yet enhances the overall project PowerPoint contains two or more animations which do not detract from the overall project PowerPoint contains one animation or any animations used detract from the overall project PowerPoint does not include any animations
Spelling, Grammar, Punctuation Writing is in complete sentences.  It shows evidence that it has been proofread.  There are no spelling, grammar, or punctuation mistakes. Writing is in complete sentences.  There are no more than 3 spelling, grammar, or punctuation mistakes. There are no more than 6 spelling, grammar, or punctuation mistakes. There are 7 or more spelling, grammar, or punctuation mistakes.