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5th Year Civil War Research Report Rubric


                                              Civil War Report Rubric (5th Grade)

Points

         1

         2

         3

         4

Total

Title Page

Missing three or more elements

Missing two elements

Missing one element

Title page with all elements


Oral

Presentation


No eye contact,

Voice too  low, poor tone and style

Little eye con-

Tact, poor voice, projection, tone and style

Adequate eye contact, voice projection, tone and style

Excellent eye contact, voice projection, pleasing tone, and engaging style


Spelling

Grammar

7 or more errors in spelling or mechanics

5-6 errors in spelling or mechanics

3-4 errors in spelling or mechanics

0-2 errors in spelling or mechanics


Timeliness

Over a week late

A week late

A day or two late

Handed in on time


Collage of pictures incorporating one event from each paragraph 2-6

Needs improvement

Good

Very Good

Excellent


Intro

Paragraph

Included 1 out of 7 criteria

Included 4 out of 7 criteria

Included 6 out of 7 criteria

Introduces Beginning/end of Civil War with topic sentences that introduce content and ended with concluding sentence.


Pre-Civil War Paragraph: Select one: Sectionalism, states’ rights, Compromise of 1850, secession, or Fort Sumter

Does not explain one event very effectively.

Briefly explains event  but lacks substantial information.

Adequately explains event with solid facts and information.

Excellent detailed explanation of event with specific names, places and dates.


Advantages of the North Paragraph

Did not complete and/or explain advantages of the North

Briefly  explains the Northern advantages and disadvantages

Adequately explains the Northern advantages and disadvantages

Excellent explanation of Northern advantages: politically, military leaders, military strategies and includes disadvantages


Advantages of the South

Paragraph

Did not complete and/or explain advantages of the South

Briefly  explains Southern advantages and disadvantages

Adequately explains the Southern advantages and disadvantages

Excellent explanation of Southern advantages: politically, military leaders, military strategies and disadvantages.


Historical Battle or event Paragraph Select one: 1st battle of Bull Run, Antietam, Gettysburg or Sherman’s March


Did not complete and/or explain a battle or event

Briefly explained a battle or event

Adequately explained a battle or event

Excellent explanation of battle or event with detailed account of sequence, victor, and effects on both sides


Post-Civil War period Paragraph

Select one: Emancipation Proclamation, Lincoln’s assassination, Reconstruction, Black Codes, Freemen’s Bureau, Jim Crow Laws or Segregation


Did not complete a key event

Briefly explained a key event

Adequately explained a key event

Excellent explanation of key event with specific details leading to the end of Civil war


Conclusion Paragraph

Did not conclude paragraphs 2-6 in a re-summarization

Briefly concluded paragraphs 2-6 in a re-summarization

Adequately concluded paragraphs 2-6 in a re-summarization

Excellent conclusion of paragraphs 2-6 in a re-summarization


Bibliography Page

No citations included

Citations follow a standard bibliographic format with 5 or more errors

Citations follow a standard bibliographic format with 3-4 errors

Citations follow a standard bibliographic format with 0-2 errors.


Grading Scale

A= 48-45

B= 44-41

C= 40-37

D= 36-34

F= 33-0

Total


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