Photo Story Rubric
Photo Story Title:______________________________________________
Category Possible Points
Educational Values 35
Technical Elements 30
Total Possible Score 100
Demonstrated connection to curriculum objectives
Organisation and planning of a well thought out Photo Story; Quality of images and sound and editing.
Well developed, aesthetically pleasing and adds a different angle to its content.
Educational Values with Standards
Clear evidence that the Some evidence that Little evidence that
Photo Story content the Photo Story the Photo Story
Evidence That supports curriculum content supports content supports
Objectives Were Met objectives. curriculum curriculum
Clear evidence that Some evidence that Little evidence that
higher-level thinking higher-level higher-level
skills were used in the thinking skills were thinking skills were
Depth & Breadth of
creation of this Photo used in the creation used in the creation
Photo Story Content
Story. of this Photo Story. of this Photo Story.
Subject knowledge is Subject knowledge Some subject
evident throughout the is evident in much knowledge is
Photo Story. All of the Photo Story. evident. Some
information is clear, Most information is information is
appropriate, and clear, appropriate, confusing, incorrect,
Subject Knowledge correct. and correct. or flawed.
All sources are properly Most sources are Few sources are
cited within the Photo properly cited within properly cited within
Story and are copyright the Photo Story and the Photo Story and
Citing Resources /
free. All permissions to are copyright free. are copyright free.
use text, graphics, All permissions to All permissions to
audio, video, etc. are use text, graphics, use text, graphics,
available. audio, video, etc. audio, video, etc.
are available. are available.
Ideas are well Ideas are Ideas are not fully
developed. developed. developed.
Exceptional use of Appropriate use of Inappropriate use of
images to create a images to create an images to create an
distinct atmosphere atmosphere that atmosphere that
Ideas that correlates with correlates with the correlates with the
the context of the context of the context of the story.
A weak purpose is
A clear purpose is A purpose is evident in the Photo
maintained throughout evident in the Story.
the Photo Story. Photo Story.
The Photo Story shows The Photo Story The work is an
significant evidence of shows some extensive collections
originality and evidence of and rehash of other
inventiveness. The originality and people’s ideas,
majority of the content inventiveness. products, images and
and many of the ideas While based on an inventions. There is
are fresh, original, and extensive collection little evidence of new
Originality inventive. of other people’s thought or inventive
ideas, products, ness.
collection to offer
Smooth; appropriate Most are Confusing; overused;
to the subject matter appropriate to the detract from the
Transitions and Edits and add to the flow of subject matter but “flow” of the video
the video some are
Well coordinated with Mostly well suited Uneven and
video; adds meaning to the meaning and distracting; not
or tone; easy to tone of the video coordinated with
Sound understand but it may be video; does not add
uneven (too loud or to meaning or tone;
too soft) difficult to understand
Images in focus; Images not Inappropriate images
steady; appropriate matching lesson
images; taken from
Purpose and Purpose and Story is badly
organization are organization of the organized or does not
seamless; audience is story are evident keep interest of
captivated by story and clear audience
-purpose of story
Story evokes Sequencing and No impact on the
reflection, and/or narration tell story audience