Poster Rubric (how you will be graded)
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Required Elements
The poster includes all required elements as well as additional information.
All required elements are included on the poster.
All but 1 of the required elements are included on the poster.
Several required elements were missing.
Use of Class
Time
Used time well during each class period. Focused on getting the project done. Never distracted others.
Used time well during each class period. Usually focused on getting the project done and never distracted others.
Used some of the time well during each class period. There was some focus on getting the project done but occasionally distracted others.
Did not use class time to focus on the project OR often distracted others.
Graphics - Relevance
All graphics are related to the topic and make it easier to understand. All borrowed graphics have a source citation.
All graphics are related to the topic and most make it easier to understand. All borrowed graphics have a source citation.
All graphics relate to the topic. Most borrowed graphics have a source citation.
Graphics do not relate to the topic OR several borrowed graphics do not have a source citation.
Graphics - Originality
Several of the graphics used on the poster reflect a exceptional degree of student creativity in their creation and/or display.
One or two of the graphics used on the poster reflect student creativity in their creation and/or display.
The graphics are made by the student, but are based on the designs or ideas of others.
No graphics made by the student are included.
Attractiveness
The poster is exceptionally attractive in terms of design, layout, and neatness.
The poster is attractive in terms of design, layout and neatness.
The poster is acceptably attractive though it may be a bit messy.
The poster is distractingly messy or very poorly designed. It is not attractive.
Mechanics
Capitalization and punctuation are correct throughout the poster.
There is 1 error in capitalization or punctuation.
There are 2 errors in capitalization or punctuation.
There are more than 2 errors in capitalization or punctuation.

Fact or Fiction Info-mercial Rubric (how you will be graded)
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Content - Accuracy
All content throughout the presentation is accurate. There are no factual errors.
Most of the content is accurate but there is one piece of information that might be inaccurate.
The content is generally accurate, but one piece of information is clearly flawed or inaccurate.
Content is typically confusing or contains more than one factual error.
Text - Font Choice & Formatting
Font formats (e.g., color, bold, italic) have been carefully planned to enhance readability and content.
Font formats have been carefully planned to enhance readability.
Font formating has been carefully planned to complement the content. It may be a little hard to read.
Font formatting makes it very difficult to read the material.
Cooperation
Partners delegate tasks and share responsibility effectively all of the time.
Partners delegate tasks and share responsibility effectively most of the time.
Partners delegate tasks and share responsibility effectively some of the time.
Partnership often is not effective in delegating tasks and/or sharing responsibility.
Background
Background does not detract from text or other graphics. Choice of background is consistent from card to card and is appropriate for the topic.
Background does not detract from text or other graphics. Choice of background is consistent from card to card.
Background does not detract from text or other graphics.
Background makes it difficult to see text or competes with other graphics on the page.
Spelling and Grammar
Presentation has no misspellings or grammatical errors.
Presentation has 1-2 misspellings, but no grammatical errors.
Presentation has 1-2 grammatical errors but no misspellings.
Presentation has more than 2 grammatical and/or spelling errors.