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Oral Report on Research - Evaluation Rubric

 

Level 1
Unacceptable

Level 2
Inadequate

Level 3-Adequate

Level 3

Competent

Level 4

Superior

Level 4+

Exceptional

Used a variety of Sources for Information

Topic previously studied for other assignment. No additional resources used.

Only books used, but not recorded. Less than 3 books used.

Only books used and bibliography submitted.

Bibliography of resources submitted though not in proper form. Four different resources used and 2 or 3 different types of resources used.

Bibliography submitted in proper format. Print, the Internet & non-print resources used.

At least 4 different types of resources used and 6 resources used.

Used first hand observations, interviews with experts, field trips and non-print resources for information as well as the Internet,  books & magazines. Bibliography submitted in proper format. Different sources of information evaluated for how good they were for giving information.

Organization / Presentation Plan

No Presentation Plan made.

Presentation Plan made but not organized.

Presentation Plan with headings like Intro, What I learned, Photos, Conclusion etc. but no details as to what will be presented.

Presentation Plan with topics similar to project requirement topics with few details under each topic.

An organized Presentation Plan that has topics that relate to the subject being studied.

An organized Presentation Plan that has topics that relate to the subject being studied. Plan indicates what equipment, AV material, posters etc. needs to be used where & when. Material checklist included.

Research Notes

No notes taken while doing research.

Research notes made, but not in point form notes. Full sentences copied from sources.

Research notes made in point form notes.

Point form research notes made & headings of topics indicated.

Topic headings organized into order of topics as they are to be presented in the presentation & point form notes organized under headings. Second draft of notes made & not all of research notes included.

Point form notes & topic headings made in first draft. Second draft of notes show presentation order of topics & key points to be touched on. 2nd draft is brief & only used as a reminder about what to talk about.

Use of Images produced by someone else – book, magazine or Internet

No photos or illustrations used.

Photo(s) used but not talked about - the significance of the photo not explained.

A section of the presentation devoted to only photos. "This is…This is…" with no description of importance.

At different parts of the presentation photos are shown but with no comment other than "This is…."

Photos are shown at different parts of the presentation to illustrate a point that is made & comments are made to help the viewer understand the information in the photo "Notice how the ….."

More than 2 sources of photos are used. Photos are shown at different parts of the presentation to illustrate a point that is made & comments are made to help the viewer understand the information in the photo "Notice how the ….."

Model or Display or the Real Thing - Artifacts

No model or display is made.

Photographs of models or displays are presented.

An item relating to the topic is presented but no explanation is given.

There is a simple display of items. The model/display is described in a part of the presentation devoted to explaining the display.

The display is extensive & parts are labeled like in a museum display. The model/display is described in a part of the presentation devoted to explaining the display.

The display is extensive & parts are labeled like in a museum display. The model/ display is referred to at various parts of the presentation to illustrate a point and the significance of different items to the topic is explained.

Visual Aids Photograph, Chart, Poster, Graph, Diagram produced by the student

No student produced Visual Aid is made.

A Visual Aid is made but it is not well made – parts are missing or inaccurate.

A Visual Aid is made but it is too small or illegible for it to be useful for the audience. The source is not acknowledged.

A Visual Aid that is neat, complete & legible is produced – but it does not give any interesting information & it is not explained. The source is not acknowledged.

A Visual Aid that is neat, complete & legible is produced. It gives interesting information & it is explained during the presentation. The source is acknowledged.

A Visual Aid that is neat, complete & legible is produced. It gives interesting information & it is explained during the presentation. The information was not copied from a single source, but rather compiled from a variety of sources to make up an originally created IPD.

Oral Presentation

Presenter could not be heard or understood.

Presentation could be followed with great difficulty because of poor projection & monotone quality of voice.

Presenter was uncomfortable during presentation. The presenter read from notes during the presentation.

The presenter spoke about the topic & did not read from notes. Notes were referred to frequently to keep on track. Presenter was calm cool and collected during presentation.

The presenter spoke about the topic & did not read from notes. Notes were referred to occasionally to keep on track. Presenter made regular eye contact with the audience.

The presenter spoke to the audience & did not read from notes. The Presentation Plan was referred to to keep on track, but information was well known. The presenter was confident, animated and involved the audience in the presentation.

Overall Quality of Presentation

 

Presentation was not ready on time.

Presentation was brief, disorganized & missing 2 or more components.

Presentation was brief and missing 1 component

Presentation met the minimum requirements for time & content

Presentation was interesting and well organized. Several parts showed originality & in depth preparation and all parts were competently prepared.

Presentation was interesting and informative. Exceptional effort was evident in bringing this topic alive for the audience. Planning was evident and the media works presented were of a consistently high caliber.

Enthusiasm for Topic

No enthusiasm evident. Student didn’t like the topic chosen.

Student liked the topic chosen but appeared to find doing the presentation boring or a chore.

The student reported to have enjoyed the learning & the topic but no enthusiasm evident during the research process or the presentation.

The student enjoyed learning about the research topic. This was evident during the research process & preparation, however this did not come out during the presentation.

The student was very enthusiastic about the topic and about the new information learned by having done this project. The presentation was enthusiastically done.

The student’s enthusiasm for the topic was transmitted to the audience. The presentation was interesting and the audience was attentive throughout. Listeners were left with the impression

" Wow – that was really neat".

Oral Quiz for Audience – 10 questions

No quiz prepared.

Quiz with less that 10 questions made & no answer sheet prepared.

Quiz prepared, but no answer sheet provided. – or – Quiz handed in late.

Quiz prepared & answer sheet provided but all the information not covered during the presentation.

Quiz prepared & answer sheet provided but questions too "picky" or too easy.

A quiz prepared that showed if a person was really listening to the presentation. An answer sheet provided.

 

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