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Mrs. Dunlavey's English 401/ World Geography, World History, Scholastic Bowl

Book in a Box Grading Rubric                                                    

 

_____Student has five objects (15 points)

·         Tangible

·         School Appropriate

·         Reflects or represents a theme, character, or idea in the book

_____Tags (30 points)

·         Five

·         Explains Item in about one paragraph

·         Includes quotations

·         Proofread

_____Sign (10 points)

·         Title

·         Author

·         Your name

_____Tour (15 points)

·         Recorded

·         3-5 minutes

·         Device brought to class

·         Articulate (sounds good and able to be understood)

·         Professional

_____ Script (30 points)

·         Explains book

·         Explains items—why you chose them, what they represent

·         Same as tour

·         Proofread, typed

_____Total out of 100

 

                


Editing and Revision Strategies:

Royal Roads University

UNC Writing Center


401 Independent Reading Project Quarter 1

Lit. Exhibit: “Book in a Box”

·         At least five objects (must be tangible objects) in a box

o   MUST BE SCHOOL APPROPRIATE!  Do not use anything that even remotely resembles items not allowed at school.

o   Must reflect or represent a theme, character, or other idea in the book

o   Each item must have a museum tag (see other handout)

o   Must include a sign with title, author, and your name

·         Recorded museum tour of your artifacts (audio recording)

o   Not just reading tags

o   More detailed—maybe include some more info about the book as well as the objects

o   Print a script (your exact words) to turn in to us

o   3-5 minutes

o   Bring recording device and headphones on the day of the presentations

DUE FRIDAY OCTOBER 19—NO LATE PROJECTS! NO EXCEPTIONS! This is due to the proximity to the end of the quarter and the nature of the project. 

Grading Rubric:

 _____Student has five objects (15 points)

·         Tangible

·         School Appropriate

·         Reflects or represents a theme, character, or idea in the book

_____Tags (30 points)

·         Five

·         Explains Item in about one paragraph

·         Includes quotations

·         Proofread

_____Sign (10 points)

·         Title

·         Author

·         Your name

_____Tour (15 points)

·         Recorded

·         3-5 minutes

·         Device brought to class

·         Articulate (sounds good and able to be understood)

·         Professional

_____ Script (30 points)

·         Explains book

·         Explains items—why you chose them, what they represent

·         Same as tour

·         Proofread, typed

_____Total out of 100


 

Requirements for paper revisions:

    On an attached sheet of paper

    1.  List all major changes (lump small things together)

    2.  Explain why you changed what you did (be specific)

    3.  Tell me what you think you should get on the new paper and why (again, be specific)

Turn in both the old paper and the new paper.