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Yearbook/Newspaper Employability/Job Skills built by boiserose

Rubric Code: UX8CXB2
Use to grade journalism profession skills that are performed during any given time period, for example, to grade performance after a deadline cycle.
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Keywords: publications, yearbook, newspaper, job skills, high school, journalism, grading, deadlines, deadline, employability, employability skills, soft skills,
Categories: Subjects: Journalism  
Types: Assessment  
Grade Levels: 9-12

Powered by iRubric EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS
  F
0 pts
D
1 pts
C
2 pts
B
3 pts
A
4 pts
NOT APPLICABLE
(N/A)
COMMENTS????
(N/A)
STAFF MEMBER TOTALS POINTS
(N/A)
EDITOR APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT
(N/A)
TEACHER APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT
(N/A)
TIME MANAGEMENT
F

Missed all deadlines
OR
Had a NO SHOW -Did not show up to meet a deadline (as per the deadline calendar) and did not make prior arrangements with editor and check in with adviser.
D

Missed any deadlines
OR
Asked for an extension but didn't make sure editor marked the new date on the board.
C

Met all deadlines but:
--- had to be reminded/prompted beyond normal reminders
OR
--needed more than 1 extension and met that new deadline
B

Met all deadlines with:
--no prompting from editors/adviser
OR
--needed 1 extension and met that deadline
A

Met all deadlines with:
-- no prompting from editors/adviser
AND
--no extensions needed
NOT APPLICABLE


COMMENTS????


STAFF MEMBER TOTALS POINTS


EDITOR APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


TEACHER APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


TEAM PARTICIPATION
F

CONTINUALLY:
late to team meetings OR missing reporter's notebook and/OR daily grade sheet OR sat outside the team circle OR disrespectful to other staff members
Or never available to help other team members when needed.
OR had negative personal interactions
D

PERIODICALLY:
late to team meetings OR missing reporter's notebook and daily grade sheet OR sat outside the team circle OR disrespectful to other staff members
OR not available to help other team members when needed.
OR had negative personal interactions
C

Attended all team meetings promptly with reporter's notebook and daily grade sheet, sat within the team circle and respectfully participated.
BUT not available to help other team members when needed
B

Attended all team meetings promptly with reporter's notebook and daily grade sheet, sat within the team circle and respectfully participated.
AND was rarely unavailable to help other team members when needed.
--had positive personal interactions
A

Attended all team meetings promptly bringing reporter's notebook and daily grade sheet, sat within the team circle and respectfully participated.
AND was always available to help other team members when needed.
--had positive personal interactions
NOT APPLICABLE


COMMENTS????


STAFF MEMBER TOTALS POINTS


EDITOR APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


TEACHER APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


CONFLICT RESOLUTION
F

--Speaks in a disrespectful manner with supervisors, peers, and customers or clients OR
--shares concerns and/or problems with inappropriate people OR
--does not avoid gossip and/or contributes to it OR
--adds drama to the staff environment by taking personal concerns to inappropriate people and/or discussing concerns disrespectfully OR
--does not follow the chain of command
D

RARELY:
--Speaks in a respectful manner with supervisors, peers, and customers or clients
--shares concerns and/or problems with appropriate people with respectful attitude
--avoids gossip
--avoids adding drama to the staff by taking
personal concerns to people who can help (i.e. advisor, counselors) instead of discussing with other staff members
--follows the chain of command
C

USUALLY:
--Speaks in a respectful manner with supervisors, peers, and customers or clients
--shares concerns and/or problems with appropriate people with respectful attitude
--avoids gossip
--avoids adding drama to the staff by taking
personal concerns to people who can help (i.e. advisor, counselors) instead of discussing with other staff members
--follows the chain of command
B

ALMOST ALWAYS:
--Speaks in a respectful manner with supervisors, peers, and customers or clients
--shares concerns and/or problems with appropriate people with respectful attitude
--avoids gossip
--avoids adding drama to the staff by taking
personal concerns to people who can help (i.e. advisor, counselors) instead of discussing with other staff members
--follows the chain of command
A

ALWAYS:
--Speaks in a respectful manner with supervisors, peers, and customers or clients
--shares concerns and/or problems with appropriate people with respectful attitude
--avoids gossip
--avoids adding drama to the staff by taking
personal concerns to people who can help (i.e. advisor, counselors) instead of discussing with other staff members
--follows the chain of command
NOT APPLICABLE


COMMENTS????


STAFF MEMBER TOTALS POINTS


EDITOR APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


TEACHER APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


COMMUNICATION
F

Does not do one or more of the following:
LISTENING: ask questions. restate what you thought you heard to confirm you understood correctly, take notes.
SPEAKING: speak clearly, leaves messages with all important information included, talk to other when they are able to listen.
WRITING: write notes carefully so others can read, follows good grammar and structure in emails,
D

RARELY:
LISTENING:ask questions. restate what you thought you heard to confirm you understood correctly, take notes.
SPEAKING: speak clearly, leaves messages with all important information included, talk to other when they are able to listen.
WRITING: write notes carefully so others can read, follows good grammar and structure in emails,
C

USUALLY:
LISTENING:ask questions. restate what you thought you heard to confirm you understood correctly, take notes.
SPEAKING: speak clearly, leaves messages with all important information included, talk to other when they are able to listen.
WRITING: write notes carefully so others can read, follows good grammar and structure in emails,
B

ALMOST ALWAYS:
LISTENING: ask questions. restate what you thought you heard to confirm you understood correctly, take notes.
SPEAKING: speak clearly, leaves messages with all important information included, talk to other when they are able to listen.
WRITING: write notes carefully so others can read, follows good grammar and structure in emails,
A

ALWAYS:
LISTENING:ask questions. restate what you thought you heard to confirm you understood correctly, take notes.
SPEAKING: speak clearly, leaves messages with all important information included, talk to other when they are able to listen.
WRITING: write notes carefully so others can read, follows good grammar and structure in emails,
NOT APPLICABLE


COMMENTS????


STAFF MEMBER TOTALS POINTS


EDITOR APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


TEACHER APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


PROBLEM SOLVING
F

When a problem came up (i.e. getting a ride home after school, having a schedule conflict) you DID NOT:
--Define the problem.
--Generate alternatives.
--Evaluate and select alternatives. (Possible: Visit with editors and/or adviser for potential solutions.)
--Inform editors and/or advisor of solutions if appropriate
--Implement solutions.
D

When a problem came up you RARELY:
--Define the problem.
--Generate alternatives.
--Evaluate and select alternatives. (Possible: Visit with editors and/or adviser for potential solutions.)
--Inform editors and/or advisor of solutions if appropriate
--Implement solutions.
C

When a problem came up you you USUALLY:
--Define the problem.
--Generate alternatives.
--Evaluate and select alternatives. (Possible: Visit with editors and/or adviser for potential solutions.)
--Inform editors and/or advisor of solutions if appropriate
--Implement solutions.
B

When a problem came up you ALMOST ALWAYS:
--Define the problem.
--Generate alternatives.
--Evaluate and select alternatives. (Possible: Visit with editors and/or adviser for potential solutions.)
--Inform editors and/or advisor of solutions if appropriate
--Implement solutions.
A

When a problem came up you ALWAYS:
--Define the problem.
--Generate alternatives.
--Evaluate and select alternatives. (Possible: Visit with editors and/or adviser for potential solutions.)
--Inform editors and/or adviser of solutions if appropriate
--Implement solutions..
NOT APPLICABLE


COMMENTS????


STAFF MEMBER TOTALS POINTS


EDITOR APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


TEACHER APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


TOPIC BRAINSTORMING/BUDGETING
F

Rarely or never has completed brainstorming sheet for budget meetings AND/OR rarely offers story ideas.
OR has not made contact with any beat assignment sources.
D

Comes to budget meetings with incomplete brainstorming sheet but offers story ideas.
OR Has not made contact with all beat assignment sources OR did not canvass our school for story ideas.
C

Comes to budget meetings with completed brainstorming sheet and fully participates. Did not make contact with all beat assignment sources but did canvass our school for story ideas.
B

Comes to budget meetings with completed brainstorming sheet and does not fully participate. Has made contact with all beat assignment sources and canvassed our community for story ideas.
A

Comes to budget meetings with completed brainstorming sheet and fully participates. Has made contact with all beat assignment sources and canvassed our community for story ideas.
NOT APPLICABLE


COMMENTS????


STAFF MEMBER TOTALS POINTS


EDITOR APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


TEACHER APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


BUSINESS ETIQUETTE
F

Both on-campus and/or off campus events: Does not do one or more of the following:
--Dresses properly
--Arrives on time and stays productive until leaving.
--turns off/puts away cell phone when appropriate
D

RARELY
Both on-campus and/or off campus events:
--Dresses properly
--Arrives on time and stays productive until leaving.
--turns off/puts away cell phone when appropriate
C

USUALLY:
Both on-campus and/or off campus events:
--Dresses properly
--Arrives on time and stays productive until leaving.
--turns off/puts away cell phone when appropriate
B

ALMOST ALWAYS:
Both on-campus and/or off campus events:
--Dresses properly
--Arrives on time and stays productive until leaving.
--turns off/puts away cell phone when appropriate
A

ALWAYS:
Both on-campus and/or off campus events:
--Dresses properly
--Arrives on time and stays productive until leaving.
--turns off/puts away cell phone when appropriate
NOT APPLICABLE


COMMENTS????


STAFF MEMBER TOTALS POINTS


EDITOR APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


TEACHER APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


Public Relations
F

Does not do one or more of the following:
--ensures that their interviewee signs in and out at the reception desk
--quietly helps interviewees find their interviewer in the classroom
--maintains professional voice level in classroom
--Leaves messages on voice mail when setting up interviews
--Answers classroom phone correctly
--takes complaints to appropriate people who can help rather than voicing the complaints in public
D

RARELY:
--ensures that their interviewee signs in and out at the reception desk
--quietly helps interviewees find their interviewer in the classroom
--maintains professional voice level in classroom
--Leaves messages on voice mail when setting up interviews
--Answers classroom phone correctly
--takes complaints to appropriate people who can help rather than voicing the complaints in public
C

USUALLY:
--ensures that their interviewee signs in and out at the reception desk
--quietly helps interviewees find their interviewer in the classroom
--maintains professional voice level in classroom
--Leaves messages on voice mail when setting up interviews
--Answers classroom phone correctly
--takes complaints to appropriate people who can help rather than voicing the complaints in public
B

ALMOST ALWAYS:
--ensures that their interviewee signs in and out at the reception desk
--quietly helps interviewees find their interviewer in the classroom
--maintains professional voice level in classroom
--Leaves messages on voice mail when setting up interviews
--Answers classroom phone correctly
--takes complaints to appropriate people who can help rather than voicing the complaints in public
A

ALWAYS:
--ensures that their interviewee signs in and out at the reception desk
--quietly helps interviewees find their interviewer in the classroom
--maintains professional voice level in classroom
--Leaves messages on voice mail when setting up interviews
--Answers classroom phone correctly
--takes complaints to appropriate people who can help rather than voicing the complaints in public
NOT APPLICABLE


COMMENTS????


STAFF MEMBER TOTALS POINTS


EDITOR APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


TEACHER APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


USE OF EQUIPMENT
F

Does not do one or more of the following:
--checks out equipment properly and returns on time
--takes good care of equipment
--reports damages and breakage to adviser
--does not loan equipment to others
D

RARELY:
--checks out equipment properly and returns on time
--takes good care of equipment
--reports damages and breakage to adviser
--does not loan equipment to others
C

USUALLY:
--checks out equipment properly and returns on time
--takes good care of equipment
--reports damages and breakage to adviser
--does not loan equipment to others
B

ALMOST ALWAYS:
--checks out equipment properly and returns on time
--takes good care of equipment
--reports damages and breakage to adviser
--does not loan equipment to others
A

ALWAYS:
--checks out equipment properly and returns on time
--takes good care of equipment
--reports damages and breakage to adviser
--does not loan equipment to others
NOT APPLICABLE


COMMENTS????


STAFF MEMBER TOTALS POINTS


EDITOR APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


TEACHER APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


COMPUTER LAB ETIQUETTE
F

NEVER does any of one or more of the following:
--Follows lab rules
--logs off when done
--politely negotiates computer needs with others
--leaves work station clean and neat
--participates in computer/lab cleaning sessions
D

RARELY:
--Follows lab rules
--logs off when done
--politely negotiates computers needs with others
--leaves work station clean and neat
--participates in computer/lab cleaning sessions
C

USUALLY:
--Follows lab rules
--logs off when done
--politely negotiates computer needs with others
--leaves work station clean and neat
--participates in computer/lab cleaning sessions
B

ALMOST ALWAYS:
--Follows lab rules
--logs off when done
--politely negotiates computer needs with others
--leaves work station clean and neat
--participates in computer/lab cleaning sessions
A

ALWAYS:
--Follows lab rules
--logs off when done
--politely negotiates computer needs with others
--leaves work station clean and neat
--participates in computer/lab cleaning sessions
NOT APPLICABLE


COMMENTS????


STAFF MEMBER TOTALS POINTS


EDITOR APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


TEACHER APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


PRESS PASS USE
F

Does any of the following:
--Never wears press pass when required.
OR
--Allows others to use it. OR
--Does not return pass to check in when required.
D

RARELY wears press pass when required.
C

USUALLY wears press pass when required.
B

ALMOST ALWAYS wears press pass when required.
A

ALWAYS wears press pass when required. Maintains control over it and does not share with others. Doesn't use it to get non-staff members into games. Returns to appropriate check in when required.
NOT APPLICABLE


COMMENTS????


STAFF MEMBER TOTALS POINTS


EDITOR APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


TEACHER APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


INITIATIVE/ENTHUSIASM
F

NEVER does one or more of the following:
--During "down time":
1. helps others
2. looks for things that need to be done
3. Works on homework from other classes
--Willingly and actively participates in staff activities and procedures
--Asks questions
--Makes constructive suggestions to remedy problems
D

RARELY does any of one or more of the following:
--Gets started working without being asked
--During "down time":
1. helps others
2. looks for things that need to be done
3. Works on homework from other classes
--Willingly and actively participates in staff activities and procedures
--Asks questions
--Makes constructive suggestions to remedy problems
C

USUALLY
--Gets started working without being asked
--During "down time":
1. helps others
2. looks for things that need to be done
3. Works on homework from other classes
--Willingly and actively participates in staff activities and procedures
--Asks questions
--Makes constructive suggestions to remedy problems
B

ALMOST ALWAYS
--Gets started working without being asked
--During "down time":
1. helps others
2. looks for things that need to be done
3. Works on homework from other classes
--Willingly and actively participates in staff activities and procedures
--Asks questions
--Makes constructive suggestions to remedy problems
A

ALWAYS
--Gets started working without being asked
--During "down time":
1. helps others
2. looks for things that need to be done
3. Works on homework from other classes
--Willingly and actively participates in staff activities and procedures
--Asks questions
--Makes constructive suggestions to remedy problems
NOT APPLICABLE


COMMENTS????


STAFF MEMBER TOTALS POINTS


EDITOR APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


TEACHER APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT


TOTAL POINTS
F


D


C


B


A


NOT APPLICABLE


COMMENTS????


STAFF MEMBER TOTALS POINTS

PTS. EARNED = _____

DIVIDE BY

TOTAL POINTS
POSSIBLE = ______

= ______

SIGNATURE:
___________________
EDITOR APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT

PTS. EARNED = _____

DIVIDE BY

TOTAL POINTS
POSSIBLE = ______

= ______

SIGNATURE:
___________________
TEACHER APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENT

PTS. EARNED = _____

DIVIDE BY

TOTAL POINTS
POSSIBLE = ______

= ______

SIGNATURE:
___________________



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