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Rubric: Volcano Poster
Create a poster describing the volcano in terms of specific locations, type of magma, type of eruptions, how it is formed, and the effects of that type of volcanic eruption.
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  Poor

5 pts

Fair

10 pts

Good

15 pts

Excellent

20 pts

Poster: Written Information

Poor

Missing two or more of the following information: magma type, eruption type, effects of this type of eruption, general location of volcano type, specific location in the world of volcano, whether specific volcanoes are active or dormant in the world.
Fair

Missing one of the following info on this volcano: magma type, eruption type, effects of this type of eruption, general location of volcano type, specific location in the world of volcano, whether specific volcanoes are active or dormant in the world.
Good

Lists specific info on this volcano: magma type, eruption type, effects of this type of eruption, general location of volcano type, specific location in the world of volcano, whether specific volcanoes are active or dormant in the world.
Excellent

Lists specific info on this volcano: magma type, eruption type, effects of this type of eruption, general location of volcano type, specific location in the world of volcano, whether specific volcanoes are active or dormant in the world. Information goes beyond what is included in the textbook.
Poster: Illustrations

Poor

Student provided one small illustration that did not demonstrate the volcano or plate activity.
Fair

Student provided one illustration, but the standard was poor and there was little understanding of volcanic processes evident. Illustration messily attached to poster.
Good

Student provided one or more illustrations, the standard was acceptable, and volcanic processes understanding was average. Illustrations neatly attached to poster.
Excellent

Student provided two or more illustrations to a high standard, demonstrating superior understanding of volcanic processes. Contains a coloured world map showing specific volcano locations. Illustrations neatly attached to poster.
Poster: Appearance and Conventions

Poor

Poster lacks neatness and organisation. Missing two or more of the following elements: title, name, division. Has several spelling/grammar errors. Appears student ran out of time.
Fair

Poster is somewhat messy. Missing one of the following elements: title, name, division. Has three to five spelling/grammar errors. Appears as though student rushed to finish.
Good

Poster is tidy and organised. Contains the following elements: title, name, division. Has one or two spelling/grammar errors. Appears student spent adequate time creating poster.
Excellent

Poster is neat, creative, and well-organised. Contains the following elements in a creative manner: title, name, division. Has no spelling/grammar errors. Appears student spent a lot of time creating poster.
Use of class time

Poor

Much of class time was wasted; usually off-task; frequently came to class unprepared to work.
Fair

Wasted most of class time; consistently off-task; usually came to class without materials.
Good

Some class time wasted; usually on-task; occasionally forgot materials or needed to retrieve supplies.
Excellent

Little to no class time wasted; consistently on-task and prepared to work during the assigned time.



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  • volcano model; volcano poster; science fair

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