• Current Events are due every Day 4 (or D).
     
                                                                            
     
     
    Current Event Rubric

     

    How to earn points:

    Source

     

     

     

     

    Original, physical document is turned in, stating source information and date

    Source is listed (like web address or name of publication) but no physical copy given

     

    No source given

    Points earned:

    2

    1

    0

     

    Explanation

    Student writes 3-5 complete sentences describing the article.  Writing can be typed or hand-written, but must be students work and not copied or plagiarized.  Writing is clear and has purpose.

    Student writes less than 3-5 sentences or writes 3-5 incomplete sentences.  Writing shows promise, but does not distinctly showcase clarity or purpose.

    Student writes one sentence or student provides no explanation. 

     

    OR

     

    Student has plagiarized information without citing source.

    Points earned:

    4

    2

    0

     

     

     

     

    Opinion

    Student writes 3-5 complete sentences providing opinion about the article.  Writing can be typed or hand-written, but must be students work and not copied or plagiarized.  Writing is clear and has purpose.

    Student writes less than 3-5 sentences or writes 3-5 incomplete sentences.  Writing shows promise, but does not distinctly showcase clarity or purpose.

    Student writes one sentence or student provides no opinion.

    OR

    Student provides “I agree/disagree” opinion with no support. 

    OR

    Student has plagiarized information without citing source.

    Points earned:

    4

    2

    0

    TOTAL POINT POSSIBLE:

    10