Website Rubric

 

 

 

 

 

 

Criteria

Outstanding

4 points

Satisfactory

3 points

Emerging

2 points

Unsatisfactory

1 point

Incomplete or Plagiarized

0 points

CONTEXT: The assignment should be clearly connected with the text. It should illustrate a firm grasp of the cultural context of the time period, i.e. social, economic, gender, historic, etc. questions of the day.

This assignment illustrates an understanding of the cultural context at an advanced level.

This assignment illustrates an understanding of the cultural context but it sometimes fails to make key connections associated with the context.

This assignment only occasionally illustrates an understanding of the cultural context, and it doesn’t make key connections associated with the context. It sometimes presents incorrect information.

This assignment does not consider the cultural context of the time period. Or, the contextual information is incorrect.

Incomplete or Plagiarized

DEVELOPMENT: The assignment should illustrate careful development of ideas. It should include topics that are supported by sufficient evidence to support the main idea. Each idea in the assignment should be related to a clear thesis.

The assignment develops ideas carefully and the ideas presented are supported with sufficient evidence. Development is performed at an advanced level.

The assignment illustrates an understanding of development and often ideas are developed appropriately, but the development lapses in places leaving holes in the logic.

The assignment illustrates a moderate understanding of development but does not develop ideas consistently and often leaves holes in the logic.

The assignment is not developed properly. Ideas are not explained thoroughly and there are lapse in logic.

Incomplete or Plagiarized

ARRANGEMENT: This assignment should illustrate consideration of idea order. Ideas should be arranged in a manner that logically prepares the audience for the ideas that will follow. Movement between ideas should be steady and easily followed.

This assignment is arranged appropriately. One idea follows into the next in a logical manner and arrangement reflects an advanced understanding of structure.

This assignment is often arranged appropriately, but sometimes there are lapses in movement between one idea and the next causing the development of ideas to seem unsteady.

The assignment is sometimes arranged appropriately, but there are often lapses in movement between ideas causing severe breaks in the train of thought.

This assignment is not arranged appropriately. The ideas seem disconnected and it jumps from one idea to the next without preparation.

Incomplete or Plagiarized

USE OF MEDIA: The assignment uses media appropriate to the discussion throughout the website. The media presented has a clear relation to the topic at hand and is presented appropriately. The significance of the media is explained.

The assignment illustrates a good choice of media to represent the time period. Media is used at an advanced level and with purpose throughout, and its significance is masterfully explained.

The assignment illustrates a good choice of media to represent the time period and the significance of the choice is explained, but media is sometimes used inconstantly without a clear purpose.

This assignment illustrates an inconsistent choice of media to represent the time period. Often, it seems to be media for media’s sake. The explanation seems an afterthought.

Media is incorporated haphazardly. There is often no clear reason that the media is used and there is no clear connection between the media presented and the time period. The explanation is either unclear or not present.

Incomplete or Plagiarized

SOURCE INCORPORATION: This assignment should include references to outside sources. They should reflect the best available information on the subject and should be used wisely though out to support ideas. The sources should also be cited appropriately.

This assignment presents sources appropriately. The sources are well chosen and used to support the ideas at an advanced level. They are cited appropriately throughout.

The assignment presents sources appropriately. The sources sometimes are well chosen and used to support the ideas. They are cited appropriately throughout.

The assignment presents sources, but they are not presented appropriately. The sources are sometimes well chosen, but they are not always used to the best advantage. The sources are mostly cited appropriately.

The assignment presents sources, but they are not presented appropriately. The sources are not well chosen and they are not used in an effective manner. The sources are not cited appropriately.

Incomplete or Plagiarized

Overall Score

Outstanding

18 or more

Satisfactory

12 or more

Level 2

8 or more

Unsatisfactory

3 or more

Level 1

0 or more

This assignment is outstanding.  It largely reflects skillful completion of the project and high order thinking.  It is an exceptional representation of the requirements of the assignment.

This assignment is satisfactory. It reflects satisfactory work on the assignment and is generally more competent and skillfully constructed than emerging work.

This assignment is emerging.  It meets some of the expectations for the project, but in some areas the material presented may be emerging, unsatisfactory or incomplete.

This assignment was missing several key elements and the material submitted is either unsatisfactory or incomplete.

Incomplete or Plagiarized

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