Evaluation

Explorers
Rubric

 

Beginning

1

Developing

2

Accomplished

3

Exemplary

4

 

Pictures/

Maps

 

Pictures drawn on maps are irrelevant. Maps constructed do not reflect the actual route of exploration. One picture is drawn.
Pictures and maps constructed are mostly relevant. Two pictures are drawn. Map route is only slightly correct.
Pictures and maps constructed are relevant. Three pictures are drawn and route is mostly correct.
Pictures and maps are totally relevant. Four pictures are drawn and the map route is completely correct.

 

Diary

 

 

The diary contains less than 5 sentences and does not describe the voyage in detail or with accuracy. There are many grammatical mistakes.
The diary contains less than 8 sentences. The accuracy of the diary is partially correct, but has some inaccuracies. There are several grammatical mistakes.
The diary contains less than 11 sentences. The accuracy of the diary is mostly correct, and there are only a few grammatical mistakes.
The diary is at least two complete paragraphs and completely describes the voyage of the explorer. There are little to no grammatical mistakes.

 

 

Graphic Organizer

 

Information presented is  unclear and confusing. Only a few members accurately completed their graphic organizer.
Information presented is mostly clear. Most members of the group accurately completed their grahic organizer.
Information presented is clear. All members in the group correctly completing their graphic organizer.
Information is presented in a clear and interesting format. All members of the group participate in correctly completing their graphic organizer.

 

 

 Group Work

 

The group did not complete the task on time. One person completed to most of the extended task.

Group members worked well together, but had problems staying on-task.
A few members of the group did most of the extended task.

Group members worked well together. Most members of the group contributed to the research and extended task.
Group members worked well together. Each member contributed evenly to the research and extended task.