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Documentary Rubric 
Create a 5-10 minutes documentary on a topic approved by your teacher.
Rubric Code: H234C2X
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Subject: English  
Type: Presentation  
Grade Levels: 6-8


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Performance criteria
  Remediation

Need teacher assistance

(N/A)

Level 1

Need to improve

(N/A)

Level 2

Satisfactory

(N/A)

Level 3

Good work

(N/A)

Level 4

Excellent Work

(N/A)

Historical Content/Research

Remediation

-Issue is not well researched and may have numerous inaccuracies or is off topic.
Level 1

-Issue is moderately researched, but more understanding of the topic is needed. Most of the information is accurate, but a few mistakes are made.
Level 2

-Issue is adequately researched but more understanding of the topic is needed. Information presented is mostly accurate.
Level 3

-Solid research and a good understanding of the issue is demonstrated. Information presented is completely accurate.
Level 4

-Clearly demonstrated evidence of research and a thorough understanding of the issue. All information presented is accurate.
Organization

Remediation

-The documentary lacks an organizational structure.
- The five elements of a documentary film hard to follow in your project
Level 1

-The documentary lacks any logical flow making it difficult to understand the issue presented.
-Only three elements of a documentary film are present in your project
Level 2

-The documentary has some organization, but it lacks smooth transitions or a general order that would make it easier to understand the topic presented.
-Only four elements of a documentary film are present in your project
Level 3

-The documentary is organized in a way that allows for some order and flow. The material is presented in a basic manner.
- The five elements of a documentary film are present in your project
Level 4

-The documentary is organized in a way that is engaging and persuasive.
- The five elements of a documentary film are present in your project
Narration

Remediation

The narration does not tell the story as it unfolds on screen. Dialogue mostly does not match screen action.
Level 1

The narration sometimes tells the story as it unfolds on screen. Dialogue sometimes matches screen action.
Level 2

The narration largely tells the story as it unfolds on screen. Dialogue matches screen action at times.
Level 3

The narration consistently tells the story as it unfolds on screen. Dialogue constantly matches screen action.
Level 4

Clear, effective narration that tells story as it unfolds on screen. Dialogue matches, enhances screen action. Ethusiastic, well-paced and appropriate vocabulary used through the video.
Creativity

Remediation

Poor use of
artwork,
animation,
sound, music,
video, and text
Level 1

The documentary does not convey focus

Poor use of
artwork,
animation,
sound, music,
video, and text
Level 2

The documentary conveys focus

Producers find
artwork,
animation,
music, or video
that helps convey
the focus
Level 3

The documentary conveys
focus in an
innovative
way.

Producers find
artwork,
animation,
music, or video
that helps
convey the
focus in an
innovative
way.
Level 4

The documentary conveys
focus in an
innovative way.
.
Producers create
original artwork,
animation, music, or
video
presentation/Graphic

Remediation

-Project lacks graphics that help tell the story. Some graphics are inappropriate for the content of the video.

-The documentary is
both
inappropriate
for the audience
and is not
presentable for a
professional
viewing.
Level 1

-Project has only a few graphics that help tell the story. Some graphics are inappropriate for the content of the video.
Level 2

-Project has graphics. Timing of the graphics need work. More graphics would improve the quality of the presentation.

-The documentary is
inappropriate for
the audience or is
not presentable
for a professional
viewing.
Level 3

-Project has adequate graphics throughout the video that help tell the story.

-One scene of
the documentary is
inappropriate
for the
audience.
Level 4

-Project has engaging graphics throughout the video that effectively tell the story.
-The graphics,
language, and
message of the documentary is appropriate
for the audience.
-The documentary is
presentable for a
professional
viewing
Teamwork/Participation

Remediation

-Few people contributed their fair share of work, or the project was created by one student doing most of the work (though may have received guidance or help from others).
-The group required teacher assistance with dividing tasks and resolving differences.
Level 1

One person documents that problems were not managed in a way that advanced the group goal. The group required teacher assistance with dividing tasks and resolving differences.
Level 2

Some individuals document how there was poor communication, unresolved conflict, or failure to collaborate on important aspects of the work. The group required teacher assistance to resolve differences.
Level 3

-The group documents how members divided tasks, assigned roles based on the skills/talents of individual members, shared the workload and managed problems in a way that advanced the group goals.
Level 4

The group documents how members brainstormed, discussed, and solved problems. The group documents division of responsibilities and describes how the individual efforts capitalized on strengths of each team member.



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