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Victorian Era Research Project 
Research the approved topic and question related to the Victorian Era. Submit double spaced, 12 point TNR font following MLA8 guidelines, a Google Slides presentation, OR a Poster / Brochure. Include a works cited page for citing resources used researching the paper. Paper will be graded on the quality of research to support the topic, effective use of information gained through research, the credibility of sources, content, grammar, and mechanics, and bibliography.
Rubric Code: W2469C8
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 6-8

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  Advanced

100 pts

Proficent

95 pts

On Grade Level

85 pts

Developing

75 pts

Beginning

65 pts

Quality of research

Advanced

--All information relevant to topic
--Sufficient information provided to support all elements of topic.
--Research in-depth and the beyond the obvious, revealing new insights gained.
Proficent

--Most information relevant to thesis.
--Sufficient information provided
--Research of sufficent depth.
On Grade Level

--Sources were reliable but some relevant information was not included.
--Information relevant to thesis.
--Information provides support to some elements of topic.
--Surface research.
Developing

--Source reliability questionable. Omitted information does not interfere with ability of reader to find the source.
--Some information relevant to thesis.
--Information provided to support some elements of topic
--Surface research.
Beginning

--Source reliability questionable. Omitted information does not interfere with ability of reader to find the source.
--Some information relevant to thesis.
--Information provided to support some elements of topic
--Surface research.
Content

Advanced

--Topic interesting and based on appropriate focus question
--Support for thesis complex, complete, & in-depth.
--Clear and appropriate organization, with effective transitions, introduction, and conclusion.
Proficent

--Topic based on an an appropriate question.
--Support for thesis sufficient, but lacking in depth or complexity.
--Organization, transitions, introduction, and conclusion show clarity and/or appropriateness.
On Grade Level

--Topic based on an an appropriate question.
--Support for thesis sufficient, but lacking in depth or complexity.
--Organization, transitions, introduction, and conclusion are fairly written.
Developing

--Topic too broad or narrow for research.
--Support for thesis is somewhat sufficient.
--Organization, transitions, introduction, and conclusion need more effort.
Beginning

--Topic vague and/or a poor topic for research.
--Support for thesis barely sufficient.
--Organization, transitions, introduction, and conclusion lacking clarity and/or appropriateness.
Works Cited/Bibliography

Advanced

--All sources properly cited in both paper and bibliography.
Proficent

--All sources properly cited in both paper and bibliography.
On Grade Level

--All sources properly cited in both paper and bibliography.
Developing

--Not all sources properly cited in both paper and bibliography.
Beginning

--Not all sources properly cited in both paper and bibliography.
Grammar and Mechanics

Advanced

-- Sophisticated and precise word choice.
--No spelling errors.
--No errors in agreement, pronouns/antecedents or tense.
-- No punctuation or capitalization errors.
--Met all style and requirements
Proficent

-- Effective word choices.
--Few errors (under 5) in spelling, punctuation, or capitalization or verb agreement, pronouns/antecedents or tense.
--Met most style requirements
On Grade Level

-- Fairly effective word choice.
--Some errors (under 8) in spelling, punctuation, or capitalization or verb agreement, pronouns/antecedents or tense.
--Met most style requirements
Developing

-- Correct word choice.
--Many spelling, punctuation, or capitalization errors,
or errors in agreement, pronouns/antecedents or tense.
-- Failed to meet style requirements
Beginning

-- Correct word choice.
--So many (15+) spelling, punctuation, capitalization and grammar errors that the project is cumbersome to read.
--Failed to meet style requirements
Presentation

Advanced

Project is extremely neat, clear, and aided by visuals, graphics, or proper indentation and format. It is evident that the student put time and effort into the project.
Proficent

Project is neat, clear, and aided by visuals, graphics, or proper indentation and format. It is evident that the student put a fair amount of time and effort into the project.
On Grade Level

Project is effective but could be neater, clearer, and aided by additional visuals, graphics, or proper indentation and formatting. It is evident that the student put some time and effort into the project.
Developing

Project is passable but is somewhat untidy and needs additional visuals, graphics, or proper indentation and formatting. It is evident that the student rushed to finish the project.
Beginning

Project is untidy and needs visuals, graphics, or proper indentation and formatting. It is evident that the student put minimal effort into the project.



Keywords:
  • Research paper - emphasis on relevance of research







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