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Black History Month Biographies 
For Black History Month, the student is to read a biography about an African American, and then write and present a biography poster on this important historical figure. This biography includes information about the person's life, what led them to their chosen career or purpose, what contributions they made to society, interesting or unique facts about the person, and the student's own reflections about the impact that the person and their contributions have on modern times.
Rubric Code: S22X848
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 6-8


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  Superior

4 pts

Excellent

3 pts

Good

2 pts

Fair

1 pts

Content
35 pts

Superior

-covers all of factual requirements
-includes abundant important facts and pertinent details
-student has paraphrased and used his/her own wording
Excellent

-covers most of factual requirements
-includes important facts & applicable details
-paraphrasing applied appropriately
Good

-covers only some of factual requirements
-few facts and details included
-some passages are paraphrased appropriately
Fair

-covers little/none of factual requirements
-facts and details are limited or inaccurate
-work is copied from original source
Organization:
10 pts

Superior

-created a well-organized biography, reflecting a sophisticated writing style
-poster sections are all appropriately filled out
-all task sheet directions were closely and correctly followed
Excellent

-well-organized with appropriate style and tone
-poster sections are mostly filled out appropriately
-most task sheet directions were followed correctly
Good

-simple style with limited organizational pattern
-poster sections are not all filled out appropriately
-some task sheet directions were followed correctly
Fair

-simple format used or may not be written in correct format
-poster sections incorrectly filled out
-most task sheet directions not followed correctly
Conventions
5 pts

Superior

-few spelling, punctuation, or grammar errors
-sentence structure is varied and sophisticated
Excellent

-some spelling, punctuation, and/or grammar errors
-sentence structure is grade level and appropriate
Good

-numerous spelling, punctuation, and/or grammar errors due to ineffective editing
-sentence structure is approaching grade level
Fair

-serious spelling, punctuation, and/or grammar errors due to lack of editing
-sentence structure is below grade level
Information
25 pts

Superior

-with a high degree of effectiveness, the student has described the impact that this historical figure has had on History.
-student has included a very creative picture/portrait of this person.
Excellent

-with effectiveness, the student has described the impact that this historical figure had had on History.
-student has included a creative picture/portrait of this person.
Good

-with a limited degree of effectiveness, the student has described the impact that this historical figure has had on History.
-student has included a picture/portrait of this person.
Fair

-the student has not described the impact that this historical figure has had on History.
-student has not included an appropriate picture/portrait of this person.
Project Presentation
25 pts

Superior

-project is extremely neat, colorful, and attractive
-writing is done in pen or typed neatly
-book title, author and more than one other source is included
Excellent

-project is neat, colorful, and attractive
-writing is done in pen or typed
-book title,author and one other source is included
Good

-project is limited in neatness, color, and attractiveness
-writing is done in pencil
-book title and author are included but no other sources are listed
Fair

-project is not very neat, colorful, or attractive
-writing is done in pencil
-book title and author are included but no other sources are listed



Keywords:
  • Biography







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