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Project Geography

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Rubric Code: VX9XAA3
Student will become a geography expert in a specific area to teach to the class. To be prepared to teach, the student will work collaboratively to research their country’s resources, culture, government, religion, geography, political atmosphere, social events, recreational pastimes, history, economics, etc. They will think critically to communicate their findings and present a report about their country in digital format, as well as creative accompanying projects of their choice.
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Keywords: social studies, geography, projects, humanities, technology
Categories: Subjects: Geography   Humanities   Social Sciences  
Types: Project  
Grade Levels: 6-8

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  Advanced/Excellent
4 pts Excellent work is defined as following all of the criterion and doing the best work you can do.
Proficient/Good
3 pts Good work is defined as following most of the directions and doing the best you can do.
Partially proficient/Fair
2 pts Fair work is defined as making an effort, but not really doing your best work. You are capable of doing much better.
ineffective/poor
1 pts Poor work is defined as not doing a good job and no real effort was put forth.
Location
4 pts Draw a map detailing the country/area assigned and illustrating/labeling the prominent physical features.
Advanced/Excellent

Map is for correct area, neat, and has all prominent physical features represented and labeled.
Proficient/Good

Map is for correct area, neat, and has most prominent physical features represented and labeled.
Partially proficient/Fair

Map is for correct area, but missing items/labels, and not very neat.
ineffective/poor

Map is for wrong area or incomplete and messy.
Data collection
4 pts Utilizes various resources to complete data collection sheet.
Advanced/Excellent

Utilizes and references various resources for data collection, and completes form neatly and thoughtfully.

Answers all questions listed from text and incorporates vocabulary and findings effectively and in a meaningful way into presentation.
Proficient/Good

Utilizes and references two or more resources for data collection, and completes form.

Answers all questions from text, defines vocabulary and puts into presentation.
Partially proficient/Fair

Utilizes and references one resource and completes majority of needed information.

Answers all questions from text and defines vocabulary but only turns in on data sheet(s).
ineffective/poor

Doesn't reference any resources and/or sheet is incomplete.
Travel
4 pts
Advanced/Excellent

Made complete list of 3 cities to visit along with full itinerary of things to do and see.
Proficient/Good

Made list of 2 cities to visit along with full itinerary of things to do and see.
Partially proficient/Fair

Mentioned one city along with itinerary of things to do and see.
ineffective/poor

Made an attempt to show itinerary and but is lacking most of the information.
Geography Questions
4 pts Referenced in presentation and/or creative portion of project.
Advanced/Excellent

Made reference to all geography aspects of the country of choice. Made a real effort to be accurate and have current information.
Proficient/Good

Made reference to most geography aspects of the country of choice. Made a real effort to find information, but just didn't quite provide all the information
Partially proficient/Fair

Correctly answered some of the geography questions.
ineffective/poor

Did not answer geography questions correctly, no real effort.
Political data
4 pts Referenced in presentation and/or creative portion of project.
Advanced/Excellent

Made accurate reference to the political status of the country. Made a real effort to be accurate and have current information.
Proficient/Good

Made mostly accurate reference to the political status of the country.Made a real effort to find information.
Partially proficient/Fair

Correctly provided some of the political information about the country.
ineffective/poor

Did not make any reference to the political stays of the country.
Culture, history,
4 pts Referenced in presentation and/or creative portion of project.
Advanced/Excellent

Made significant reference to cultural and historical information about the country. Made a real effort to be accurate and have current information.
Proficient/Good

Made reference to most cultural and historical information about the country. Made a real effort to find information, but just didn't quite get it right.
Partially proficient/Fair

Made some reference to the cultural and historical information about the country
ineffective/poor

Did not make any cultural and historical reference about the country.
5 Themes of Geography
4 pts Referenced in presentation.
Advanced/Excellent

Applied and clearly communicated all 5 themes of Geography in their presentation.
Proficient/Good

Applied and communicated most of the 5 themes of Geography in their presentation.
Partially proficient/Fair

Mentioned the 5 themes of Geography, but didn't clearly communicate the relevance.
ineffective/poor

Attempted to apply the themes.
Participation
4 pts
Advanced/Excellent

Student participates in class in a constructive manner
Proficient/Good

Student participates in classwork most of the time with minimal redirection.
Partially proficient/Fair

Student performs minimal classwork, often off task.
ineffective/poor

Student does not particpate in class and does little or no classwork
Showing and teaching
4 pts
Advanced/Excellent

Included 2 different, creative "showing and teaching" project enhancements. Included the class in some type of activity and utilized a handout.
Proficient/Good

Included 2 different, creative "showing and teaching" project enhancements and created a handout for the rest of the class.
Partially proficient/Fair

Included 1-2 different, creative "showing and teaching" project enhancements but didn't include class.
ineffective/poor

Included 1-2 different, project enhancements, but they didn't really increase the learning of the class.
Collaboration
4 pts
Advanced/Excellent

Student exercises flexibility and willingness to contribute, elicits partnership, listens and compromises when necessary, participates and listens to others. Always seeking ways to improve.
Proficient/Good

Student actively listened to others, shared their thinking and worked effectively.
Partially proficient/Fair

Student participated, but didn't offer many thoughts or ideas for collaboration. Needs to reflect on how to improve.
ineffective/poor

Student participated and listened, however made choices that did not allow the group to be as successful. Needs to reflect and make a plan to improve.
Creativity
4 pts
Advanced/Excellent

Generates high volume of original ideas through questioning, exhibits curiosity and flexibility in ideas, shows resilience in failures and adapts, makes connections and builds upon ideas of others, demonstrates adaptability in producing creative products and performances to enhance learning for all students.
Proficient/Good

Clearly defines problem/challenge to generate sufficient volume of ideas, sparks creative process, shares vision of end product, perseveres through challenges, usually builds upon others' ideas to generate new ideas, creates a useful, unique product or performance that is directly related to the challenge.
Partially proficient/Fair

Defines problem/challenge but lacks clarity which reduces idea generation. Communicates insufficient volume of ideas to spark creativity. Shows a somewhat clear vision of end product/performance and usually perseveres without relying on encouragement to keep moving forward. Struggles to build on others' ideas and generate own ideas. Requires assistance to create a somewhat useful and unique product.
ineffective/poor

Shows an inability to grasp problem or challenge, generates few often vaguely related ideas, displays low tolerance for ambiguity, displays unclear vision of product/performance, needs lots of encouragement. Chooses to work in isolation. Requires a lot of assistance to create end product, which is not necessarily useful or unique.
Communication
4 pts
Advanced/Excellent

Applies effective interpersonal skills, values others' opinions, consistently uses a format and style appropriate for audience and purpose utilizing 21st century tools effectively, discusses presentation topic clearly with passion and excitement, generating a high level of interest from the audience.
Proficient/Good

Communicates positively within the group, can be direct but shows care and respect. Usually develops clear, focused message when using 21st century tools and usually uses appropriate format and style for audience and purpose. Clearly presents findings and communicates using appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation. Demonstrates understanding by accurately and confidently fielding questions.
Partially proficient/Fair

Beginning to apply effective interpersonal skills. Poses questions which are often irrelevant and can come across as lacking respect. Positive, but inconsistent. Uses 21st century tools, but lacks clarity &/or focus. Uses inappropriate format or style for audience &/or purpose.Presenter uses some eye contact, speaks loud enough for some of the audience to hear, mispronounces words. Beginning to show confidence by answering some questions, demonstrating partial understanding and knowledge.
ineffective/poor

Rarely uses interpersonal skills necessary for effective communication. Often shows negativity or disrespect to others in group. Shows an understanding of 21st century tools, but rarely uses them for appropriate communication. Presents claims but presentation lacks focus; limited details, very little eye contact, too quiet, pronounces several words incorrectly. Displays a lack of confidence, understanding and knowledge when fielding questions.



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