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Famous Bacteria Wanted Poster 
The student will demonstrate their knowledge of his or her assigned bacterium by creating a "wanted poster" about the scientist. Specific guidelines are given at this website. http://labs.7bscience.com/lab-5---bacteria-wanted-poster.html
Rubric Code: J2347C2
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Subject: Science  
Type: Project  
Grade Levels: 6-8


Powered by iRubric Famous Bacterium Wanted Poster
  5- exceeds proficiency

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3-meets proficiency

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2-approaching proficiency

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0-beginning proficiency

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The Bacterium
3 pts

5- exceeds proficiency

The name of the bacterium and a centered image are found below the "WANTED" text. No errors in spelling or punctuation.
3-meets proficiency

Either the name of the bacterium or a centered image found below the "WANTED" text are missing. Contains one or two errors in spelling or punctuation.
2-approaching proficiency

The name of the bacterium or a centered image were found above or to the side of the "WANTED" text. Contains three or four errors in spelling or punctuation.
0-beginning proficiency

Name of the bacterium and the image are missing.
Description of the Bacterium
3 pts

5- exceeds proficiency

Complete description of the bacterium includes its shape, cell type, method of movement, & size. Correct terminology for shape is used, ie coccus, bacillus, or spirillum. No errors in spelling or punctuation.
3-meets proficiency

Bacterium is described however, shape is not described with correct scientific terminology. Or student leaves out one of the items listed in the 5 point category. Contains one or two errors in spelling or punctuation.
2-approaching proficiency

Bacterium is described however, shape is not described with correct scientific terminology. Or student leaves out two or three of the items listed in the 5 point category. Contains three or four errors in spelling or punctuation.
0-beginning proficiency

Bacterium is not described.
"Culprit's MO"
2 pts

5- exceeds proficiency

"Culprit's MO" or method of spreading is clearly explained in correctly worded phrases or sentences. Information is written in students' paraphrase of sources researched. No errors in spelling or punctuation.
3-meets proficiency

"Culprit's MO" or method of spreading is explained in phrases or sentences, but they are unclearly stated. Information is written in students' paraphrase of sources researched. Contains one or two errors in spelling or punctuation.
2-approaching proficiency

"Culprit's MO" or method of spreading is explained in phrases that require more detail or clarity. Information is not paraphrased, but "cut and pasted" from the sources researched. Contains three or four errors in spelling or punctuation.
0-beginning proficiency

"Culprit's MO" or method of spreading is not explained clearly. Information is not paraphrased, but "cut and pasted" from the sources researched.
"Victims"
2 pts

5- exceeds proficiency

"Victims:" those who the bacteria targets are clearly explained. No errors in spelling or punctuation.
3-meets proficiency

"Victims:" those who the bacteria targets are mentioned, but not elaborated. Contains one or two errors in spelling or punctuation.
2-approaching proficiency

"Victim" or those who the bacteria targets are incorrect. Contains three or four errors in spelling or punctuation.
0-beginning proficiency

There is no mention of the "Victims" that the bacteria targets.
Symptoms & Cure
4 pts

5- exceeds proficiency

Student's poster clearly explains the symptoms of bacterial infection. Fully elaborated explanation of the methods used to cure the infection are clearly explained. All work is in the student's own words, and is not "cut and pasted." No errors in spelling or punctuation.
3-meets proficiency

Student's poster explains the symptoms of bacterial infection. Methods used to cure the infection are vague. All work is in the student's own words, and is not "cut and pasted." Contains one or two errors in spelling or punctuation.
2-approaching proficiency

Student's poster either does not explain the symptoms of bacterial infection or the methods used to cure the infection are missing. Or, the work shows evidence that information is "cut and pasted" directly from a resource. Contains three or four errors in spelling or punctuation.
0-beginning proficiency

Information is missing, incorrect, or taken directly from a website.
"Hide Out"
2 pts

5- exceeds proficiency

Bacteria's hide out - or the location it is typically found - is clearly explained in sentences written by the student. No errors in spelling or punctuation.
3-meets proficiency

Bacteria's hide out - or the location it is typically found - are not clearly explained, but are written in sentences created by the student. Contains one or two errors in spelling or punctuation.
2-approaching proficiency
0-beginning proficiency
Punctuality
2 pts

5- exceeds proficiency

Poster was submitted during science class on the due date.
3-meets proficiency

Poster was submitted after the science class but on the date it was due.
2-approaching proficiency

Poster was submitted on school day late.
0-beginning proficiency

Poster was submitted more than one day late.
Resources & size
2 pts

5- exceeds proficiency

On the back of the poster list your sources in this format:
- Title of Page, URL, Date Publish/Reviewed/Accessed
Poster is on a standard sheet of printer paper (8.5 x 11 inches).
3-meets proficiency

Resources are in the correct format, but are not on the back of the poster.
- Title of Page, URL, Date Publish/Reviewed/Accessed
Or, poster is not on a standard sheet of printer paper (8.5 x 11 inches).
2-approaching proficiency

Resources are not in the correct format, and are not on the back of the poster.
- Title of Page, URL, Date Publish/Reviewed/Accessed
Or, poster is not on a standard sheet of printer paper (8.5 x 11 inches).
0-beginning proficiency

Resources are missing.



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  • Bacteria, Wanted Poster







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