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Severe Weather Pattern Power Point Presentation 
Students will research a type of severe weather and create an informative presentation.
Rubric Code: Z2X5X7X
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Subject: Science  
Type: Presentation  
Grade Levels: 6-8


Powered by iRubric Severe Weather Project
  Incomplete/Poor

1 pts

Poor

2 pts

Good

3 pts

Great

4 pts

Excellent

5 pts

Description of Severe Weather

* 1. what it is
* 2. where it occurs
* 3. when it occurs
* 4. why it occurs-
How does it relate to the Water Cycle

Incomplete/Poor

describes their weather system briefly with little evidence of research
Poor

describes their weather system using only 2 of the 4 descriptors
Good

describes their weather system using all 3 of the 4 descriptors
Great

describes their weather system using all 4 descriptors
Excellent

describes their weather system using all 4 descriptors
*(includes how it is related to the water cycle)
Preparations/Supplies Needed/After

Why is it important to be prepared? What supplies are needed during and after this severe weather? What is the safe thing to do after this severe weather occurrence.

Incomplete/Poor

No safety procedures were described using words or illustrations.
Poor

Incorrect saftey procedures were described using words or illustrations.
Good

Some safety procedures (3 examples) were described using words or illustrations.
Great

Many safety procedures (4 examples) were described using words and illustrations.
Excellent

Many safety procedures (5 or more examples) were described using words and illustrations.
Effects of Severe Weather

* 1 on people
* 2 on the environment
* 3. on animals

Incomplete/Poor

explains none of the effects of their weather system
Poor

explains 1 out of 3 effects of their weather system
Good

explains all 2 out of 3 of the effects of their weather system in detail
Great

explains all 3 effects of their weather system in detail
Excellent

explains all 3 effects of their weather system in detail using specific examples/stories
Interesting Facts/Stories

What interesting/
unknown facts did
you learn? Did you read any factual survivor's stories?

Incomplete/Poor

No facts were provided about the type of severe weather.
OR
No story was provided about the type of severe weather.
Poor

One or two facts were provided about the type of severe weather.
OR
One story was provided about the type of severe weather.
Good

Three to four facts were provided about the type of severe weather.
OR
Two stories were provided about the type of severe weather.
Great

Five facts were provided about the type of severe weather.
OR
Three stories were provided about the type of severe weather.
Excellent

Six or more facts were provided about the type of severe weather.
OR
Four or more stories were provided about the type of severe weather.
Power Point Requirements
Each Group was given the Power Point Assignment Sheet with the specific requirements for the Project listed.
Appearance

Visual appeal of the completed Power Point Presentation

Incomplete/Poor

The completed project was not neatly typed and organized. The completed project contained 3 or less slides, and did not contain any illustrations.There were many spelling and grammar errors on each slide of the project. (5 or more)
Poor

The completed project was somewhat designed and organized but did include (2) illustrations. Project contained many spelling and grammar errors. (5 errors)
Good

The completed project was designed and organized and used some (3) illustrations with some spelling and grammar errors. (3-4 errors)
Great

The completed project was neatly designed, organized, contained all 10 slides, including welcome slide, contained 5 illustrations with (1-2) spelling and grammar errors.
Excellent

The completed project was creatively designed, organized, contained all 10 slides, including welcome slide, contained 5 or more illustrations without any spelling or grammar errors.
On Time

Was the Power Point Presentation Turned in On Time With the Due Date?

Incomplete/Poor

Power Point was turned in 4 days late and received 20 points off.
Poor

Power Point was turned in 3 days late and received 15 points off.
Good

Power Point was turned in 2 days late and received 10 points off.
Great

Power Point was turned in one day late and received 5 points off.
Excellent

Power Point was presented and turned in on time
Individual Presentation Criteria
Each group member will be scored individually during the presentation as well on their participation and assigned team role.
Presentation Style

Body Posture and Voice Level

Incomplete/Poor

Student makes no eye contact, only reads from screen and speaks too quietly for audience in the back of class to hear.
Poor

Student occasionally uses eye contact, but still reads mostly from screen. Student's voice is low. Audience members in back of class have difficulty hearing presentation.
Good

Student maintains eye contact some of the time but frequently returns to screen. Student's voice is clear. Audience members can somewhat hear presentation.
Great

Student maintains eye contact with most of the audience, seldom returning to screen. Student uses a clear voice so that most audience members can hear presentation.
Excellent

Student maintains eye contact with all of the audience, never returning to screen. Student uses a clear voice so that all audience members can hear presentation.
Individual presentation length

Each group member needs to speak nearly an equal amount.

Incomplete/Poor

Group member participates very briefly during presentation.
Poor

Group member participates in a backing role with very little speaking.
Good

Group member somewhat participates but other group members visibly participate for longer portions of time.
Great

Group member participates throughout most of the presentation with spoken parts that are mostly distributed equally among the group.
Excellent

Group member participates throughout all of the presentation with spoken parts that are distributed equally among the group.
Project Requirement

Each group member was responsible for researching and presenting specific parts of the project.

Incomplete/Poor

Group member describes their part of the project very briefly with no evidence of research.
Poor

Group member describes their part of the project little evidence of research.
Good

Group member describes their part of the project some evidence of research.
Great

Group member describes their part of the project much evidence of research.
Excellent

Group member describes their part of the project very organized, with very detailed evidence.
As An Audience Member

While others are presenting you are expected to be respectful.

Incomplete/Poor

Regularly talking and being disruptive during presentations.
Poor

Frequently talking and being disruptive during presentations.
Good

Occasionally talking during presentations.
Great

Rarely if ever talking during presentations.
Excellent

Never talking during presentations, and actively participating during question and answer time.



Keywords:
  • weather, science, flash flood, tornado, thunderstorm, blizzard







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