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Rubric: PACE Pitches into Products Project
Develop your chosen pitch into a marketable product for investors and the general public. Demonstrate your capacity for teamwork, your understanding of trailers/promotional materials, the developing mythology of your series, and your understanding of evolution over the course of this project. All is in the service of answering this essential question, "How does an idea become something real?"

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  Ready for HBO

Exceeds the Standard

97 pts

Ready for ABC

Meets the Standard

85 pts

Ready for Hulu

Partially Meets the Standard

65 pts

Ready to Be Cancelled

Does Not Yet Meet the Standard

50 pts

Essential Question

How well does your product answer the essential question "How does an idea become something real?" <BR>
(ELA MEDIA)

Ready for HBO

Overall product demonstrates a comprehensive answer to one or more essential questions through compelling insights and rich evidence of thinking
Ready for ABC

Product demonstrates a complete answer to one or more essential questions through relevant insights and evidence of thinking
Ready for Hulu

Product demonstrates an incomplete answer to an essential question; would be improved by more insights and evidence of thinking
Ready to Be Cancelled

The only question I have is what they heck was doing for the past four weeks or so? Three words: Words with Friends
Trailer/Chapters

To what extent do you plan and deliver your proposed series?<BR>
(ELA MEDIA/WRITING)

Ready for HBO

Product that clearly conveys the complete vision of the series, compels others to want to see more, and does so in a unique, clever, and/or original way
Ready for ABC

Product that clearly conveys the complete vision of the series, compels others to want to see more,
Ready for Hulu

Product that clearly conveys a vision of the series but may not compel others to want to see more
Ready to Be Cancelled

So . . uh . . . you WANT people to uh . . .spend money and time and . . .uh . . . wow . . .
Evidence of Mythology

To what extent does your product -- and related materials -- demonstrate an understanding of how mythologies function <BR>
(ELA READING)

Ready for HBO

Rich series mythology evident in product and added materials, conveyed in a unique, clever and/or original way
Ready for ABC

Complete series mythology evident in product and added materials
Ready for Hulu

Series mythology somewhat evident in product and/or added materials
Ready to Be Cancelled

I like Zeus. He was cool.
Teamwork

How well did you work as a team?<BR>
(ACADEMIC INITIATIVE)

Ready for HBO

A finely tuned machine!
Ready for ABC

Hey, everyone runs a little ragged sometimes.
Ready for Hulu

It runs. I will say it runs.
Ready to Be Cancelled

And let's throw that upon the junk heap of life.
Vocabulary

To what extent do you use QUACK and found vocabulary in your product?<BR>
(ELA VOCAB)

Ready for HBO

Effectively uses 6 or more vocab words
Ready for ABC

Effectively uses 5 vocab words
Ready for Hulu

Effectively uses 4 vocab words
Ready to Be Cancelled

Effectively I barely remembered to use vocab words if at all
Evolutionary Anaylsis

To what extent does your post-analysis effectively recognize evolutionary principles in action<BR>
(BIOLOGY)

Ready for HBO

All principles of evolution are evident and accurately represented in your post-analysis in a unique/clever, and/or original way
Ready for ABC

All principles of evolution are evident and accurately represented in your post-analysis
Ready for Hulu

Some principles of evolution are evident and accurately represented in your post-analysis
Ready to Be Cancelled

I watched an episode of "Revolution" on Hulu instead because it seemed like a good idea at the time.
Project Reflection

How well have you described the process, content, and outcome of your project? (WRITING)

Ready for HBO

Reflection demonstrates comprehensive thinking and effective, detailed explanations featuring specific examples; writing looks like a polished draft virtually free of errors;
Ready for ABC

Reflection demonstrates relevant thinking and effective explanations featuring specific examples; writing looks like a finished draft with no more than one or two surface errors;
Ready for Hulu

Reflection demonstrates some thinking and some explanation, but missing specifics; writing looks like a working draft with numerous surface errors
Ready to Be Cancelled

Reflection demonstrates little thinking, little explanation, and virtually no specifics; writing looks like a rough draft with numerous surface errors that interfere with communicating your thoughts
Professional Quality

How professional does your product look in terms of MUGS and aesthetic (looks) quality?<BR>
(MUGS)

Ready for HBO

Product is virtually free of errors and needs for improvement
Ready for ABC

Product demonstrates one minor error and/or one minor need for improvement
Ready for Hulu

Product demonstrates one significant error and/or one significant need for improvement
Ready to Be Cancelled

Y u no use spl chk?
Timeliness

How On Time Was Your Project?<BR>
(ACADEMIC INITIATIVE)

Ready for HBO

Product is passed in on time or even a day earlier.
Ready for ABC

Product is passed in one day late.
Ready for Hulu

Product is passed in up to one week late.
Ready to Be Cancelled

Product is passed in more than one week late.




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