CATEGORY

Excellent (A)

Good (B)

Satisfactory (C)

Needs Improvement (D)

Writing Process: Revealing the Myths & Focus on Assignment

Student devotes a lot of time and effort to the writing process (prewriting, drafting, reviewing, and editing). Works hard to make the story wonderful and teach the two myths. All versions of the stories are present.

Student devotes sufficient time and effort to the writing process (prewriting, drafting, reviewing, and editing). Works and gets the job done and relay the myths. All versions of the myths are present.

Student devotes some time and effort to the writing process but was not very thorough. Does enough to get by though there are gaps in the myths. Perhaps missing some versions to the story.

Student devotes little time and effort to the writing process. Doesn't seem to care.

Medium as Aid

Student uses media to enhance subject. The presentation containsgraphics for each page. Graphics and animations have been used to attract and maintain audienceís attention as well as enhance subject matter. Graphics and animation are chosen logically to support storyline.

Student mostly uses media to enhance subject. The presentation contains graphics for each page. Graphics and animations have been used to attract and maintain audienceís attention as well as enhance subject matter. Graphics and animation are chosen logically to support storyline.

Student may not be using media to enhance subject. The presentation contains some graphics, thought there may not be a graphic for each page. Some graphics may not logically to support storyline.

Student has not used the program to enhance the story.

Spelling and Punctuation.

There are no spelling or punctuation errors in the final draft. Character and place names that the author invented are spelled consistently throughout.

There is one spelling or punctuation error in the final draft.

There are 2-3 spelling and punctuation errors in the final draft.

The final draft has more than 3 spelling and punctuation errors

Accuracy of Facts

All facts presented in the story are accurate.

Almost all facts presented in the story are accurate.

Most facts presented in the story are accurate (at least 70%).

There are several factual errors in the story

Creativity

The story contains many creative details and/or descriptions that contribute to the reader's enjoyment. The author has really used his imagination.

The story contains a few creative details and/or descriptions that contribute to the reader's enjoyment. The author has used his imagination.

The story contains a few creative details and/or descriptions, but they distract from the story. The author has tried to use his imagination.

There is little evidence of creativity in the story. The author does not seem to have used much imagination.

Illustrations.

Illustrations are detailed, attractive, creative and relate to the text on the page.

Illustrations are somewhat detailed, attractive, and relate to the text on the page.

Illustrations relate to the text on the page.

Illustrations are not present

Citations: IMAGES: Description or title of image. [Online Image] Available http://address/filename, date of document or download.

WEBSITES: Author. Title of item. [Online] Available http://address/filename, date of document or download.

The student has cited all images and provided a bibliography at the end of the presentation that follows the proper MLA format:

 

The student has cited mostly images and provided a bibliography at the end of the presentation that follows the proper MLA format:

The student has mostly attempted to cite images and provided a bibliography but the citations are incomplete. For instance, only the url is given

Some, most or all citations are missing or incomplete.

Handout

Student has provided a one page handout in table form that includes elements, Noah or Gilgamesh story, and the two myths. The handout may be used to study for a test on the subject if needed. The handout provides insight on the subject, & aids the presentation by filling in the blanks.

Student has provided a handout that covers most of the required elements.

Studentís handout is perhaps vague or riddled with errors.

There is no handout or the handout provided does nothing to help understand the materials presented.