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Making A Map 
Create a Map 1. To develop simple symbols to identify features & locations on a map 2. To draw a self-drawn map of an area using simple mapping conventions or Google Drawings 3. To show knowledge of all parts of a map including map title, map key, and symbols
Rubric Code: T246B9W
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Subject: Geography  
Type: Project  
Grade Levels: K-5

Powered by iRubric Criterion- 10/15 skills achieved
  Exceeding (4)

Level 4

3 pts

Meeting (3)

Level 3

2 pts

Approaching (2)

Level 2

1 pts

Beginning (1)

Level 1

0 pts

Map Elements

Exceeding (4)

Includes clearly labeled title, key, and symbols
Meeting (3)

Includes most standard map elements - most are accurate and easy to read
Approaching (2)

Missing several map elements
Beginning (1)

Missing most standard map elements
Map Key

Exceeding (4)

Contains at least 5 symbols that are represented accurately on the map - symbols are clear and easy to follow
Meeting (3)

Contains 5 symbols that are represented somewhat accurately on the map - symbols are fairly clear and somewhat easy to follow
Approaching (2)

Contains symbols that are not represented accurately on the map - symbols were difficult to read and difficult to follow
Beginning (1)

Contains no symbols - map is very messy
Visual Appeal

Exceeding (4)

Very colorful and clean looking - labels are neat and easy to read
Meeting (3)

Some color - not as clean or colorful as before - lables are fairly neat and somewhat easy to read
Approaching (2)

Limited use of color - labels are somewhat difficult to read - proper materials no utilized - labels somewhat difficult to read
Beginning (1)

Very little or no use of color - labels are very difficult to read - messy
Description of Symbols

Exceeding (4)

The description of symbols includes shape, size, and the location of the symbols using cardinal directions.
Meeting (3)

The description of symbols includes shape, size, and the location of the symbols but did not use cardinal directions.
Approaching (2)

The description of symbols is very limited and is not in sentence form.
Beginning (1)

Description is very limited includes only a word list or is missing.

  • mapping symbols, location, direction, beginning map skills

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