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Interview News article 
Students will pretend to be a news reporter writing a story about an historical figure researched. Choose a catchy headline and write an article. Include a picture along with the article use your planner/organizer provided. Don't forget to do outside research. Your paper should be neat and aesthetically appealing.
Rubric Code: Z2X85C5
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Subject: History  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 6-8


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  Minimal

1 pts

Basic

2 pts

Proficient

3 pts

Advanced

4 pts

News Articles Content

1 article

Minimal

The article was not historically accurate and/or did not have the three parts needed for completion: headline,picture, use of planner/organizer.
Basic

The article contained some historically accurate facts and had some of the three parts needed for completion: headline,picture, use of planner/organizer
Proficient

The article was historically accurate, and had all of the three parts needed for completion:<BR>
headline,picture, use of planner/organizer
Advanced

The article was historically accurate, contained all of the three parts needed and went above and beyond.
News Articles Length/Grammar

Containing the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How

Minimal

The article has only one paragraph and is poorly written.
Basic

The article contained spelling/grammar errors and writing was just fair.
Proficient

The article was a good length but contained a few spelling/grammar errors. Writing was good.
Advanced

The article has strong support and has excellent length. Spelling/grammar errors were non- existent, and writing was excellent.
Photos

One photo with article

Minimal

No photos/ included.
Basic

A black and white photo is included
Proficient

A color photo is included with a caption
Advanced

Multiple photos are included if applicable and a captions are present
Outside Research

For article

Minimal

No Bibliography
Basic

Used some outside research but did not incorporate its use into the body of the article. used the past tense too often.
One Resource listed in Bibliography and formated correctly
Proficient

Utilized outside research and was able to make use of the research in the article, but referred to the past tense on occasion. 2 or more resources used in Bibliography and formated correctly
Advanced

Exceptional use of outside research and kept the reader in the time of the reporting.
3 or more resources used from print and online resources and formated correctly
Enter Title

Neatness and overall aesthetics

Minimal

The paper is sloppy and lacks aesthetic quality.
Basic

The writing is messy or done in pencil and is of mediocre quality. Cover lacks presentation and attention to detail.
Proficient

The paper is neatly word processed and the cover shows some attention to aesthetic details.
Advanced

The overall quality of the paper is exceptional. The paper is word processed and aesthetics are exceedingly appealing.
Interview Questions and Answers

Minimal

No Questions or Answers
Basic

Questions Only in written form
Proficient

Questions and Answers are included in written form
Advanced

Creative Questions and answers in written form are included and contain "voice" from the famous person.



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