The Early Suffragists
 

 

 The Evaluation

Use this rubric based on Andi Stix's, Ed.D., US Department of Education work at ERIC to evaluate the journal, persuasive letter, and stamp. Of course, you should review the rubric and make changes as necessary in your class.

Rubric
Attempted
Acceptable
Admirable
Awesome

The journal reflects important names, dates, and events in the history of the early suffragist movement.
Few names, dates or events. Information is recorded incorrectly. Some names, dates or events recorded. Information is correct but incomplete. Thorough list of names, dates and events recorded. Information is correct and complete. It contains referemce to the important speeches & writings of the time. The list of names, dates and events is thorough and notes expand on the basic information sought. It is clear that the student read and understood some of the important speeches & writings of the time.

The letter to the post office is persuasive.
The letter invites the PO to consider a candidate, but with little or no supporting argument. Evidence of the candidates' qualifications is not presented, or is incorrectly stated.

The letter invites the PO to consider a candidate with some supporting arguments. Evidence of the candidate's qualifications is presented.

The letter invites the PO to consider a candidate with supporting arguments. There is a well structured introduction, body & conclusion. The candidate's important work is well outlined. The letter invites the PO to consider a candidate with supporting arguments which include responses to opposing viewpoints, specific details & examples. There is a well structured introduction, body & conclusion. The writer's style & voice enhance the argument.

The stamp design is attractive & contains images appropriate for the candidate.
The design contains one or more images that may relate to the life of the selected candidate. The design contains one or more images that relate to the life of the selected candidate. The images are well rendered. The design contains one or more images that illustrates achievements of the selected candidate. The images are well rendered, and organized attractively. The design contains one or more images that powerfully illustrates achievements of the selected candidate. The images are extremely well rendered, and are organized attractively.

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