Grade 6 – 13 British Colonies

The week of February 23 to 27, 2015.

Homework: North American Lakes:  http://online.seterra.net/en/cm/1006

Monday – 13 British Colonies

The New England Colonies:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ScZh2-QLOE

Tuesday – Computer Lab

Wednesday – Half Day/PM schedule, Computer Lab

Thursday – 13 British Colonies

Friday – Presentations

Saturday – AFE

Week of March 2 to 6, 2015

Monday – Presentations

Tuesday – Presentations

Wednesday – Field trip

Thursday – Field trip

Friday – Field trip

RUBRIC: 13 COLONIES ORAL REPORTS

Information- 5 Questions

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Who founded the colony? Information is not present. Information is incomplete or inaccurate. Accurate, general information is given. Accurate, complete information is given.
When was the colony started? Information is not present. Information is incomplete or inaccurate. Accurate, general information is given. Accurate, complete information is given.
Why was the colony founded? Information is not present. Information is incomplete or inaccurate. Accurate, general information is given. Accurate, complete information is given.
Where was the colony located? Information is not present. Information is incomplete or inaccurate. Accurate, general information is given. Accurate, complete information is given.
What important events happened during the colonial period? Information is not present. Information is incomplete or inaccurate. Accurate, general information is given. Accurate, complete information is given.

Presentation Style

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Organization of Presentation Failure to organize information impedes understanding of the topic Information is presented out of order Organization of information aids in understanding the topic. Organization of information aids in understanding the topic.
Visuals No pictures or graphics are included in the presentation. Pictures and graphics are included, but are off topic. Pictures and graphics aide in understanding the concepts presented, but are not explained in the presentation. Pictures and graphics aide in understanding the concepts presented and are explained and used in the presentation.
Speech Student is not actively involved in  presentation. Student’s speech distracts from understanding of the topic. Student speaks loudly and clearly, but does not demonstrate enthusiasm for topic. Student speaks loudly and clearly with an animated tone.
Posture Student is not actively involved in presentation. Student’s posture distracts from understanding of the topic. Student stands straight with minor distracting body movements. Student stands straight and body movements aid in understanding of the topic.

Participation

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Class time use for preparing the project Student is distracted and fails to work on the project in class. Student needs frequent reminders to stay on task. Student effectively uses classmate to complete the project, with only minor reminders to stay on task. Student effectively uses classmate to complete the project.
Attention Student does not take notes and is distracted during presentations. Student needs reminders to stay focused on the presentations, but does takes brief notes about each colony. Student actively listens to other presentations and takes brief notes about each colony. Student actively listens to other presentations and takes detailed notes about each colony.
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