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					                                                                                   North Lawndale College Prep High School’s Senior Project Presentation Rubric, 2010-2011
Student Name:___________________________ Panelists’ Names:___________________________________________________ Date:__________________

                                                                       Skill                               An A Presentation has                      A B Presentation has                      A C Presentation has                   An F Presentation has                 Points
                                                                                Thesis/Claim           An exceptional thesis/claim                 An effective thesis/claim                 A somewhat effective thesis/claim       No thesis/claim or one that does not
                                                                       A statement of your                        Points Possible (5)                        Points Possible (4)                   Points Possible (3.5)             make sense
                                                                       argument; the presentation’s                                                                                                                                           Points Possible (3)
                                                      Ideas/Evidence


                                                                       “main idea”
                                                                        Supporting Ideas/ Evidence     Exceptional supporting ideas/evidence       Effective supporting ideas/evidence       Supporting ideas/                       Either very few or no supporting
                                                                       Ideas and evidence that         that make logical sense                     that make logical sense                   evidence, which somewhat make           ideas/evidence or ideas/evidence
                                                                       support your thesis/claim,                 Points Possible (5)                         Points Possible (4)            sense                                   which do not make sense
                                                                       including appropriate set-ups                                                                                                 Points Possible (3.5)                    Points Possible (3)
                                                                       for secondary sources
                                                                          Analysis of Supporting       Exceptional explanations that connect the   Effective explanations that connect       Somewhat effective explanations that    Ineffective or no connection of
                                                                               Ideas/Evidence          ideas/evidence to the thesis/claim          the ideas/evidence to the thesis/claim    connect the ideas/evidence to the       ideas/evidence to the thesis/claim
                                                                       Logical connection of ideas/               Points Possible (5)                        Points Possible (4)             thesis/claim                                      Points Possible (3)
                                                                       evidence to your thesis/claim                                                                                                  Points Possible (3.5)
                                                                                Introduction           An exceptional introduction that includes   An effective introduction that includes   A somewhat effective introduction       No introduction, or an introduction
                                                                       A preview of the                a thesis/claim, its context and a preview   a thesis/claim, its context and a         that includes a thesis/claim, its       without a thesis/claim, context or
                                                                       presentation’s body that        of the essay body                           preview of the essay body                 context and a preview of the essay      preview of the essay body
           of the Senior Project Presentation (50%)




                                                                       includes a thesis/claim and                  Points Possible (5)                       Points Possible (4)            body                                             Points Possible (3)
                                                                       gives its context                                                                                                              Points Possible (3.5)
                                                                              Support Sections         Supporting ideas with exceptional topic     Supporting ideas with effective topic     Supporting ideas with somewhat          Supporting ideas with ineffective or
                                                      Organization




                                                                              and Transitions          sentences, supporting sentences and         sentences, supporting sentences and       effective topic sentences, supporting   no topic sentences, supporting
                                                                       Organization at the support     concluding sentences                        concluding sentences                      sentences and concluding sentences      sentences or concluding sentences
                                                                       level: each support section
 CONTENT




                                                                       has a clear main idea and       Exceptional transitions between and                                                   Somewhat effective transitions          Ineffective or no transitions between
                                                                       supporting ideas.               within supporting ideas                     Effective transitions between and         between and within supporting           or within supporting ideas
                                                                       Connections from one                                                        within supporting ideas                   ideas                                             Points Possible (3)
                                                                       supporting idea to another                 Points Possible (5)                         Points Possible (4)                   Points Possible (3.5)
                                                                       and within the body.
                                                                                 Conclusion            An exceptional conclusion                   An effective conclusion                   A somewhat effective or off-topic       Ineffective or no conclusion
                                                                       A fresh restatement of                     Points Possible (5)                        Points Possible (4)             conclusion                                        Points Possible (3)
                                                                       thesis/claim and a thoughtful                                                                                                 Points Possible (3.5)
                                                                       ending to the presentation
                                                                                    Style              Exceptionally advanced and complex          Effectively advanced and complex          A mostly accurate vocabulary, some      Inaccurate vocabulary; rarely varied
                                                                       Vocabulary, sentence            vocabulary, frequently varied sentence      vocabulary, occasionally varied           varied sentence structure and length    sentence structure and length
                                                                       structure and variety used to   structure and length                        sentence structure and length                     Points Possible (3.5)                    Points Possible (3)
                                                      Language




                                                                       establish a unique speaker’s                Points Possible (5)                       Points Possible (4)
                                                                       voice
                                                                                    Tone               A tone that shows an exceptional            A tone that shows an effective            A tone that shows a somewhat            A tone that shows ineffective or no
                                                                       An appropriate use of           awareness of audience, purpose and          awareness of audience, purpose and        effective awareness of audience,        awareness of audience, purpose and
                                                                       language that shows an          occasion                                    occasion                                  purpose and occasion                    occasion
                                                                       awareness of audience,                      Points Possible (5)                       Points Possible (4)                      Points Possible (3.5)                   Points Possible (3)
                                                                       purpose, and occasion
                                                                           Grammar and Usage           Exceptional control of grammar and          Effective control of grammar and          Somewhat effective control of           A lack of control of grammar and
                                                                       No unintended problems with     writing conventions with no errors          writing conventions, with few errors      grammar and writing conventions,        writing conventions, with frequent
                                                      Mechanics




                                                                       subject-verb & pronoun-                                                     that do not prevent understanding         with occasional errors that limit       errors that prevent understanding
                                                                       antecedent agreement, and                  Points Possible (5)                        Points Possible (4)             understanding                                     Points Possible (3)
                                                                       verb tenses                                                                                                                   Points Possible (3.5)
                                                                                Formatting             Correct assignment-specific directions      Mostly correct assignment-specific        Somewhat correct assignment-            Incorrect assignment-specific
                                                                       Any assignment-specific                    Points Possible (5)              directions                                specific directions                     directions
                                                                       directions                                                                             Points Possible (4)                     Points Possible (3.5)                   Points Possible (3)
                                                                Skill                                An A Presentation has                          A B Presentation has                       A C Presentation has                    An F Presentation has                  Points
                                                                 EYE CONTACT                      Exceptional eye contact with the              Effective eye contact with the              Some eye contact with the            Little or no eye contact with the
                                                          Develop rapport with the audience        entire audience, seldom returning to           audience - but some distracting              audience, frequently returning        audience.
                                                                through eye contact                notecards.                                     use of notecards and/or visual               to the distracting use of
                                                                                                           Points Possible (5)                    aid.                                         notecards and/or visual aid.                 Points Possible (3)
                                                                                                                                                      Points Possible (4)                          Points Possible (3.5)
                                                                    ELOCUTION                       Exceptionally clear, correct, and           Clear, correct, and precise                 Clear, correct, and precise             Unclear, incorrect, and/or
             of the Senior Project Presentation (25%)




                                                                    Articulate voice                 precise pronunciation of all words           pronunciation of most words and              pronunciation of some words              imprecise pronunciation of words
                                                                clearly and confidently              and phrases.                                 phrases.                                     and phrases.                             and phrases.
                                                                                                            Points Possible (5)                       Points Possible (4)                          Points Possible (3.5)                    Points Possible (3)
                                                                     POSTURE                        Exceptional posture: Standing                 Effective posture: Standing                Somewhat effective posture:            Ineffective posture: Sits or slumps
                                                                        and                          straight with both feet on the ground,         straight with both feet on the              Some standing straight, but with        during entire presentation; and/or
                                                                    GESTURES                         and/or                                         ground, with some rocking back              rocking back and forth and             Ineffective gestures: few or no
DELIVERY




                                                                 Use body language                  Exceptional gestures: hand gestures            and forth; and/or                           slumping; and/or                        hand gestures that assist
                                                               to enhance presentation               enhance audience’s understanding.             Effective gestures: hand gestures          Somewhat effective gestures:            audience’s understanding.
                                                                                                             Points Possible (5)                    assist audience’s understanding.            hand gestures sometimes assist
                                                                                                                                                        Points Possible (4)                     audience’s understanding.                   Points Possible (3)
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Points Possible (3.5)
                                                                  ENTHUSIASM                        Exceptionally strong and positive             Pleasant attitude about topic              Engaged attitude about topic        Disengaged attitude about topic
                                                              Convey emotion during the              attitude about topic during the entire         during much of the presentation.            during the some of the               during the most of the
                                                                    presentation                     presentation.                                                                              presentation.                        presentation.
                                                                                                             Points Possible (5)                        Points Possible (4)                         Points Possible (3.5)                Points Possible (3)
                                                                  INTERACTION                       Exceptional encouragement of                  Effective encouragement of                  Somewhat effective                 Insufficient encouragement of
                                                                      with the                       audience interaction; and                      audience interaction; and                    encouragement of audience           audience interaction; and
                                                                    AUDIENCE                        Exceptional knowledge of the topic            Effective knowledge of the topic             interaction; and                   Insufficient knowledge of the
                                                           and the QUESTION/ANSWER                   displayed while responding                     displayed while responding                  Somewhat effective knowledge        topic displayed while responding
                                                                     SESSION                         confidently, precisely, and                    directly and appropriately to all            of the topic displayed while        directly and appropriately to all
                                                                                                     appropriately to all audience                  audience questions.                          responding directly and             audience questions.
                                                                                                     questions.                                                                                  appropriately to all audience
                                                                                                             Points Possible (5)                        Points Possible (4)                      questions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Points Possible (3.5)                 Points Possible (3)
                                                                       LAYOUT                     An exceptional visual theme —                   An effective visual theme —               A somewhat effective visual          An ineffective visual theme —
                                                                 Enrich and captivate              colors, designs, and proportions;                colors, designs, and proportions;          theme — colors, designs, and          colors, designs, and proportions;
                                                         the audience’s understanding through     An exceptional use of headings,                 An effective use of headings,              proportions;                         An ineffective use of headings,
                                                                     the visual aid                                                                                                        
             for the Senior Project Presentation (25%)




                                                                                                   subheadings, and text to create a                subheadings, and text to create a          A somewhat effective use of           subheadings, and text to create a
                                                                                                   consistent overall idea; and                     consistent overall idea; and               headings, subheadings, and text       consistent overall idea; and
                                                                                                  An appropriate text length.                     A mostly appropriate text length.          to create a consistent overall       An inappropriate text length.
                                                                                                         Points Possible (10-9)                           Points Possible (8)                  idea; and                                  Points Possible (6)
                                                                                                                                                                                              At times, an inappropriate text
                                                                                                                                                                                               length.
VISUAL AID




                                                                                                                                                                                                     Points Possible (7)
                                                               TEXT MECHANICS                       Exceptional understanding and               Effective understanding and                 Somewhat effective                     Ineffective understanding and
                                                              Correctly use grammar;                 application of standard English              application of standard English              understanding and application of        application of standard English
                                                           correctly spell, punctuate, and           grammar;                                     grammar;                                     standard English grammar;               grammar;
                                                           capitalize; and correctly format         Correct punctuation and                    Some incorrect instances of                  Several incorrect instances of         Many incorrect instances of
                                                                                                     capitalization; and                          punctuation and capitalization;              punctuation and capitalization;         punctuation and capitalization;
                                                                                                    Correct spelling.                            and                                          and                                     and
                                                                                                                                                Some misspellings.                           Several misspellings.                  Many misspellings.
                                                                                                        Points Possible (10-9)                        Points Possible (8)                            Points Possible (7)                     Points Possible (6)
                                                           GRAPHICS, SOUND, and/or                Exceptional use of graphics, sound,           Effective use of graphics, sound,            Somewhat effective use of              Ineffective use of graphics,
                                                                ANIMATION/VIDEO                    and/or animation/video to create a              and/or animation/video to create             graphics, sound, and/or                 sound, and/or animation/video to
                                                         Effectively integrate multimedia into     consistent overall idea; and                    a consistent overall idea; and               animation/video to create a             create a consistent overall idea;
                                                                      the visual aid              Exceptional sizing and resolution.            Effective sizing and resolution.              consistent overall idea; and            and
                                                                                                        Points Possible (5)                                                                    Somewhat effective sizing and          Ineffective sizing and resolution.
                                                                                                                                                        Points Possible (4)                     resolution.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Points Possible (3.5)                   Points Possible (3)

                                                                                                                            Senior Project Presentation Grade: ______/100
                                                                                                                 (Each senior must earn an 80 [B-] or higher in order to pass his/her Senior Project Presentation.)

				
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