Title : Social Studies – Landforms Presentation
Description : A rubric in student language written for elementary students to self-assess storyboards.
Instructions : Use this rubric as you work on your storyboard to set goals and self-assess your work.
Grade Level : 5th
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My storyboard shows that My storyboard shows that My storyboard shows that My storyboard shows that
I understand the content I understand the content. I understand some of the I do not understand the
very well. content. content.
Purpose and Theme
My storyboard has a My storyboard has a My storyboard has a My storyboard does not
purpose. My storyboard’s purpose and a theme that purpose and a theme have a purpose or theme
theme makes an important makes a statement about related to the topic. related to the topic.
and interesting statement the topic.
about the topic.
My images relate to the My images relate to the Some of my images relate None of my images relate
storyboard’s content and storyboard’s content. to the storyboard’s to the storyboard’s
add to the meaning. content. content.
I use lines, shapes, mass, I use lines, shapes, mass, I use some lines, shapes, I use some lines shapes,
texture, and color texture, and color. My mass, texture, and color. mass, texture, or color. My
creatively. My storyboard storyboard is interesting My storyboard is storyboard is sloppy.
is interesting, attractive, and attractive. somewhat plain.
Organization and Balance
My storyboard is My storyboard is fairly My storyboard is slightly My storyboard is
balanced. All the pieces balanced. Most of the unbalanced. Some pieces unbalanced. The pieces do
work together to create a pieces work well together. take away from the overall not work together.
clear message. message.
I use original, surprising, I use original and I try to use original and I use unoriginal or
and appropriate graphics, appropriate graphics, text, appropriate graphics, text, inappropriate graphics,
text, and design to and design in my and design in my text, or design in my
communicate meaning in storyboard. storyboard. storyboard.
My storyboard has no My storyboard has one or My storyboard has some My storyboard contains
spelling, grammatical, or two minor spelling, major spelling and many errors that make my
typing errors. grammatical, or typing grammatical errors that storyboard hard to
errors. take away from my understand.