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Select the box which most describes student performance. Alternatively you can "split the indicators" by using the boxes before each indicator to evaluate each item individually.

Component Exceeds Standard Meets Standard Nearly Meets Standards Does Not Meet Standard Score

Language Use and Delivery The student communicates ideas effectively

  • Effectively uses eye contact.
  • Speaks clearly, effectively and confidently using suitable volume and pace.
  • Fully engages the audience.
  • Dresses appropriately,
  • Selects rich and varied words for context and uses correct grammar.
  • Maintains eye contact.
  • Speaks clearly and uses suitable volume and pace.
  • Takes steps to engage the audience.
  • Dresses appropriately.
  • Selects words appropriate for context and uses correct grammar.
  • Some eye contact, but not maintained.
  • Speaks clearly and unclearly in different portions.
  • Occasionally engages audience.
  • Dresses inappropriately.
  • Selects words inappropriate for context; uses incorrect grammar.
  • Uses eye contact ineffectively.
  • Fails to speak clearly and audibly and uses unsuitable pace.
  • Does not engage audience.
  • Dresses inappropriately.
  • Selects words inappropriate for context; uses incorrect grammar.

 

Organization and Preparation The student exhibits logical organization.

  • Introduces the topic clearly and creatively.
  • Maintains clear focus on the topic..
  • Effectively includes smooth transitions to connect key points.
  • Ends with logical, effective and relevant conclusion.
  • Introduces the topic clearly.
  • Maintains focus on the topic.
  • Include transitions to connect key points.
  • Ends with coherent conclusion based on evidence.
  • Introduces the topic.
  • Somewhat maintains focus on the topic.
  • Includes some transitions to connect key points.
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  • Ends with a conclusion based on evidence.
  • Does not clearly introduce the topic.
  • Does not establish or maintain focus on the topic.
  • Uses ineffective transitions that rarely connect points.
  • Ends without a conclusion.

 

Content The student explains the process and

findings of the project and the resulting learning.

  • Clearly defines the topic or thesis and its significance.
  • Supports the thesis and key findings with an analysis of relevant and accurate evidence
  • Provides evidence of extensive and valid research with multiple and varied sources
  • Provides evidence of complex problem solving and learning stretch.
  • Combines and evaluates existing ideas to form new insights.
  • Clearly defines the topic or thesis.
  • Supports the thesis and key findings with evidence.
  • Presents evidence of valid research with multiple sources.
  • Provides evidence of problem solving and learning stretch.
  • Combines existing ideas to form new insights.
  • Defines the topic or thesis.
  • Supports the thesis with evidence.
  • Presents evidence of research with sources.
  • Provides some evidence of problem solving and learning stretch.
  • Combines existing ideas.
  • Does not clearly define the topic or thesis.
  • Does not support the thesis with evidence.
  • Presents little or no evidence of valid research.
  • Shows little evidence of problem solving and learning stretch.
  • Shows little evidence of the combination of ideas.

 

Questions and Answers

Demonstrates extensive knowledge of the topic by responding confidently, precisely and appropriately to all audience questions and feedback.

Demonstrates knowledge of the topic by responding accurately and appropriately to questions and feedback.

Demonstrates some knowledge of the topic by responding accurately and appropriately to questions and feedback.

Demonstrates incomplete knowledge of the topic by responding inaccurately and inappropriately to questions and feedback.