|Exceeds Expectations||Meets Expectations||Needs Improvement||Work not up to standards|
|Background Information||Student gives sufficient background information to help the audience understand the presentation.||Student gives background information but not enough to the help the audience understand the presentation.||Student gives inaccurate background information about the topic.||There’s no background information at all.|
|Theme||Accurately identified the theme of the novel and clearly explained 1) how it relates to the book, and 2) how it relates to the social justice topic.||Identified the theme of the novel and explained 1) how it relates to the book, and 2) how it relates to social justice.||Did not accurately identify the theme of the novel, or only related an accurate theme to either the novel or to social justice, but not both.||There is no theme displayed in the presentation at all.|
|Answering the essential question||The essential question was answered using one or more paragraphs & each paragraph includes textual evidence and analysis.||The essential question was answered as a full paragraph but does not include textual evidence.||The essential question wasn’t answered as a full paragraph.||The essential question wasn’t answered at all.|
|Content in video||The content for the presentation applies to the video(s). There are 3 or more references to research within the video(s).
Video(s) meets the required time length.
|At least 2 references to research within the video(s). Within 15 seconds of required time length.||At least 1 reference to research within the video(s). More than 15 seconds short of the required video time.||No efforts of research are evident in this presentation. There’s been no evidence used to prove any research has been done.|
|Presentation||Student faced the audience & spoke with a clear voice that was easily heard from the back of the room. There are no spelling or grammatical errors to distract viewers from the presentation.||Student either didn’t face the audience or could not be heard from the back of the room. Grammatical errors distract viewers from the presentation.||Student didn’t face the audience and could not be heard from the back of the room. Student clearly didn’t proofread the presentation.||Student isn’t ready to present when they are called upon.|
Total Points Earned: /100