Teacher Rubric for Brochure Evaluation
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Understanding of Content
Different Perspectives There was no evidence of understanding the different perspectives.(No inclusion of the differing opinions or it only includes one opinion.) There was little evidence of understanding the perspectives. More than one perspective is included in the report. No or little evidence is used to support the opinions. There was some evidence of understanding the perspectives. More than one perspective is included in the report. Students explained the pros and cons of taking these perspectives and supported their arguments with examples. There was clear evidence of understanding the different perspectives. Students found commonalties and differences between the perspectives. Students used additional research to support their opinions. Students analyzed the sources from which these perspectives were told \and considered the author's biases and agendas. _____
Facts There was no evidence of understanding the information (the history and politics). Students used facts incorrectly or confused facts with opinions. There was little evidence of understanding the information (the history and politics) There was some evidence of understanding the information (the history and politics). Students used facts correctly to support their assertions. There was clear evidence of understanding the material. Students demonstrated a mastery of the history through accurately referencing examples throughout the report to support their assertions. Students analyzed the information from their research and considered the author's perspectives. _____
Written Content
Overall Quality of Writing This report uses poor English and needs to be rewritten. The writing in this report is difficult to understand. Paragraphs and/or choices of words often don't make sense, or else it looks like the writing was done by someone other than the authors. This report has many interesting things in it. The writing is understandable, but there are some places where it may be hard to understand. The writing could probably have been improved if the authors had asked for reviewers to give them more suggestions for improvement.

The report is interesting to read and holds the visitor's attention. Writing is simple, clear, direct, and in an active voice. Paragraphs are well structured and there is a logical flow from one paragraph to the next, and from one page to the next. _____
Writing of Details There is a variety of supporting information, much of which is useful, adds interest and contributes to an understanding of the project's main idea. Some of the information may not seem to fit or doesn't seem to make any important contribution. There is a rich variety of relevant supporting information that is useful, adds interest and contributes to an understanding of the project's main idea. Supporting details can include things like, anecdotes, interpretation, stories, graphics, URLs to supporting Web sites, photographs, sounds, video, etc..

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Need for Revision There is not enough detail and information to support the report's answer to the question. There may not be enough variety in the information provided. Or there may be too much information which is not interesting or useful or relevant to the question. Report needs extensive editing Report could be improved with editing and revision. Report needs little or no editing or revision. _____
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