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Classroom Example

Aims of the project:

  • I can read and interpret Shakespearean language
  • I can trace, explain and state my opinions about a theme in Othello
  • I can draw a connection from a theme as expressed in the 16th century to ideas in the 21st century
  • I can present my ideas creatively
  • I can present my ideas in a timely and clear manner

 

Oral Presentation Rubric : Shakespeare our Contemporary


CATEGORY
4
3
2
1
Content
Shows a full understanding of the topic. Quotations chosen are highly relevant.
Shows a good understanding of the topic. Quotations chosen are sometimes highly relevant.
Shows a good understanding of parts of the topic. Quotations chosen are relevant.
Does not seem to understand the topic very well. Some quotations chosen are relevant.
Synthesis
An excellent connection is drawn between the play and contemporary popular culture.
A strong connection is drawn between the play and contemporary culture.
A clear connection is drawn between the play and contemporary popular culture.
The connection drawn between the play and contemporary popular culture is not clear.
Creativity
Presentation is highly creative and effective.
Presentation is very creative.
Presentation shows some creativity.
Presentation shows little/no creativity.
Time-Limit
Presentation is 5-6 minutes long.
Presentation is 4 minutes long.
Presentation is 3 minutes long.
Presentation is less than 3 minutes OR more than 6 minutes.
Speaks Clearly
Speaks clearly and distinctly all (100-95%) the time.
Speaks clearly and distinctly all (100-95%) the time.
Speaks clearly and distinctly most ( 94-85%) of the time.
Often mumbles or can not be understood.
Written Component
Excellently written with correct grammar and highly effective word choice.
Very well written with mostly correct grammar and effective word choice.
Well written. Some grammar and word choice problems; however communication remains clear.
Writing shows a weak grasp of grammar and word choice.

Date Created: December 17, 2004

Standard #2