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Severe Weather Presentation 
Students will research a type of severe weather and create an informative presentation.
Rubric Code: Z2X5X8C
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Subject: Science  
Type: Project  
Grade Levels: K-5


Powered by iRubric Wild Weather Investigation Journal
Each student was asked to conduct independent research on a selected form of severe weather with specific requirements for their journal.
  Incomplete

1 pts

Poor

2 pts

Good

3 pts

Excellent

4 pts

Description

What is the wild weather you researched? Where is it located?

Incomplete

Describes their weather system briefly with little evidence of research
Poor

Describes their weather system using only 1 of the 2 descriptors
Good

Describes their weather system using both descriptors
Excellent

Describes their weather system using both descriptors in great detail
Effects

What effects does your wild weather have on people and on the environment?

Incomplete

Explains none of the effects of their weather system
Poor

Solely mentions that their weather system causes dangerous effects
Good

Explains 1 out of 2 of the effects of their weather system in detail
Excellent

Explains both effects of their weather system in detail
In The News!

Has your wild weather ever made an appearance in the news?

Incomplete

Explains no instances in which their wild weather appeared in the news
Poor

Solely mentions that their wild weather had an appearance
Good

Explains 1 instance in which their wild weather appeared in the news
Excellent

Explains 2 instances in which their wild weather appeared in the news
Interesting Facts

What interesting/unknown facts did you find during your research?

Incomplete

No interesting facts were provided about the type of severe weather.
Poor

One interesting fact was provided about the type of severe weather.
Good

Two interesting facts were provided about the type of severe weather..
Excellent

Three or more interesting facts were provided about the type of severe weather.
Safety Tips!

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

No safety procedures were described using words or illustrations.
Poor

Incorrect saftey procedures were described using words or illustrations.
Good

Some safety procedures were described using words or illustrations.
Excellent

Many safety procedures were described using words and illustrations.
Pictures

What does this severe weather look like?

Incomplete

No pictures were included in the journal
Poor

Unclear pictures were included in the journal
Good

Some pictures were included in the journal
Excellent

Many pictures were included in the journal
Presentation Requirements
Each student was given the option of creating a weather forecast or poster with the specific requirements for the project listed.
Appearance

Visual appeal of the completed presentation

Incomplete

The completed project was not neatly organized. The completed project contained minimal information and did not contain any illustrations.There were many spelling and grammar errors. (5+ errors)
Poor

The completed project was somewhat designed and organized but did not include all the necessary information. Project contained many spelling and grammar errors. (5 errors)
Good

The completed project was designed and organized and included some necessary information with some spelling and grammar errors. (3-4 errors)
Excellent

The completed project was neatly designed, organized, contained all all necessary information, with (1-2) spelling and grammar errors.
Presentation Style

Body Posture and Voice Level

Incomplete

Student made no direct eye contact. Student's voice is low. Audience members in back of class have difficulty hearing presentation.
Poor

Student maintains eye contact some of the time but read directly from the notes. Student's voice is clear. Audience members can somewhat hear presentation.
Good

Student maintains eye contact with most of the audience, but frequently returns to notes. Student uses a clear voice so that most audience members can hear presentation.
Excellent

Student maintains eye contact with all of the audience. Student uses a clear voice so that all audience members can hear presentation.
As An Audience Member

While others are presenting you are expected to be respectful.

Incomplete

Regularly talking and being disruptive during presentations.
Poor

Occasional talking during presentations.
Good

Rarely if ever talking during presentations.
Excellent

No talking during presentations
On Time

Was the presentation turned in on time?

Incomplete

Poor

Final project was turned in 1 day late and received 5 points off.
Good

Excellent

Final project was presented and turned in on time



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


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