EVALUATION

Oral Presentation Rubric : “Tho All the World Betrays Thee:” The Intersections of Irish Nationalism and American Abolitionism in Antebellum Boston

Content: 60% of the grade

  1. Strong: Students will be able to clearly and consistently present their primary source document to the class and connect the content of this document to the essential question 100% of the time. The students will be able to describe the background of the person and their beliefs and how it connects to the essential question thereby showing a complete mastery of the meaning of the primary source document using specific details from the source with no guidance.

  2. Good: Students will be able to clearly present their primary source document to the class and connect the content of this document to the essential question 75-90% of the time. The students will be able to describe the background of the person and their beliefs and how it connects to the essential question thereby showing a complete mastery of the meaning of the primary source document using a few examples from the work with minimal guidance.

  3. Fair: Students are able present their primary source document to the class and connect the content of this document to the essential question 60%-75%of the time. The students are unable to show any indepth knowledge of their historical figures background and how their primary source connects with the essential question with guidance from the teacher.

  4. Poor: Students are not able to describe the primary source document to the class and are unable to connect the life of the historical figure they are studying with the events of the time period or the primary source document.

Collaboration with Peers: 20% of the grade

  1. Strong: Listens to, shares with, and supports the efforts of others in the group 100% of the time. Tries to keep people working well together.

  2. Good: Listens to, shares with, and supports the efforts of others in the group 75%-90% of the time. Does not cause "waves" in the group.

  3. Fair: Listens to, shares with, and supports the efforts of others in the group 60-75% of the time. Sometimes is not a good team member.

  4. Poor: Does not listen or contribute much to the activities of the group 0%-60% of the time. Oftentimes is disruptive of the group activity.

     Presentation: 20% 0f the grade

    • Strong: The student is able to discuss their primary source and historical figure 100% of the time without using their notes. Additionally, the student speaks clearly and looks at the class 100% of the time.

    • Good: The student is able to discuss their primary source document and historical figure 75%-90% of the time.  The student speaks clearly and seldom uses notes and mostly looks at the class.

    • Fair: The student is able to discuss aspects of their primary source and historical figure 60%-75% of the time using notes for the presentation. The students looks at the class some of the time. 

    • Poor: The student is having difficulty discussing the primary source and the historical figure 0%-60% of the time. The student does not look at the class and does not speak clearly.

 

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