Evaluation

  
    After the small group activities have been completed, students will have a choice to complete one of the following activities as an individual assignment to demonstrate comprehension of the unit on Greek mythology. A rubric has also been posted below for students to view the breakdown of points as well as the expectations for the completed assignment and its quality.

Choices of Individual Final Assignment:

1.    Student can create a tri-fold board representing a specific Greek myth or person within Greek mythology. The board should contain information and graphics regarding the origin of the myth or person, an accurate description, as well as its relevance to today’s society.

2.    Student can create a 3-D diorama depicting a famous Greek myth. The diorama should accurately portray the characters, setting, and plot of the myth. A one-page written report must also accompany the diorama to explain the essential elements of the myth.

3.    Student can portray their favorite person from Greek mythology and create an oral presentation that describes the person and its importance in Greek mythology. Presentation should be presented as if the student is the person from Greek mythology themselves.

4.    Student can create a PowerPoint presentation about a Greek myth or person that contains essential elements to describe the significance of the particular myth or person.

5.    Student can create a board game about Greek mythology that includes a background on the mythology as well as several examples of important myths, places, and people of Greek mythology.
 

**Please note that each activity must be handed in on time along with a one-page reflection on the WebQuest as a whole unit. The reflection may contain important insights, favorite activities and tasks, as well as how you might change the project for future classes. At the end of the reflection, please list all references used in the individual final assignment in APA format.
 
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Greek Mythology Individual Project Rubric


Teacher Name: Ms. Siwarski


Student Name: ________________________________________

 

CATEGORY

4

3

2

1

Understands Story Elements

Students knows the title of the story as well as the names and descriptions of the important characters. Can tell approximately where and when the story happened.

Students knows the names and descriptions of the important characters and where the story takes place.

Student knows the names OR descriptions of the important characters in the story.

Student has trouble naming and describing the characters in the story.

Writing - Vocabulary

The student correctly uses several new words and defines words unfamiliar to the reader.

The student correctly uses a few new words and defines words unfamiliar to the reader.

The student tries to use some new vocabulary, but may use 1-2 words incorrectly.

The student does not incorporate new vocabulary.

Sources

Careful and accurate records are kept to document the source of 95-100% of the facts and graphics.

Careful and accurate records are kept to document the source of 94-85% of the facts and graphics.

Careful and accurate records are kept to document the source of 84-75% of the facts and graphics.

Sources are not documented accurately or are not kept on many facts and graphics.

Knowledge Gained

The student can accurately answer all questions related to facts and processes used to create the project.

The student can accurately answer most questions related to facts and to technical processes used to create the project.

The student appears to have little knowledge about the facts or technical processes used in the project.

Graphics/Pictures

Graphics go well with the text and there is a good mix of text and graphics.

Graphics go well with the text, but there are so many that they distract from the text.

Graphics go well with the text, but there are too few and the project seems \"text-heavy\".

Graphics do not go with the accompanying text or appear to be randomly chosen.

 

Total Possible Points: 20                                     Points Earned: ________________

 



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Cassandra Duke,
Nov 26, 2011, 9:00 PM
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