FINAL PRESENTATION

(Adapted from the Center For Civic Education We the People Program)

1.  Understanding:  To what extent did participants demonstrate a clear understanding of the basic issues addressed by the questions?  30pts

27-30  In Depth Understanding:  key concepts/themes/issues/relationships identified, fully defined and extensively described (e.g.  origin, development, people, signficance, impact); ackowledgement of opposing viewpoints (if any)

21-26  Good Understanding:  key concepts, etc. identified, defined and fully described including significance

15-20  Average Understanding:  key concpets, etc. identified, partially defined and described

9-14  Fair Understanding:  some concepts, etc. identified, inadequately defined and described

1-8  Little Understanding:  few concepts, etc. identified, inadequately defined or described.

 

 

 

2.  Reasoning:  To what extent did participants support their positions with sound reasoning? 50pts

45-50  Strong support of positions with sound reasoning:  judgements/evaluations with criteria after consideration of opposing viewpoints, opinions with reasons, noting relationships, grasping principles, logical inferences

35-44  Support with sound reasoning for most positions

25-34  Support with sound reasoning for some positions

15-24  Support with opinions, beliefs, guesses

1-14 Little to No support

 

3.  Supporting Evidence:  To what extent did participants support their positions with historical or contemporary evidence, examples, and/or illustrations? 50pts

45-50  Accurate support of positions with extensive historical or contemporary evidence, examples and illustrations

35--44  Accurate, good, but partial support of positions

25-34  Accurate support for some positions:  inaccurate support of others

15-24 Mostly inaccurate support of positions

1-14  Little /no support of positions

 

4.  Responsiveness:  To what extent did participants' answers address the questions asked? 30pts

27-30  Accurate and full response to all questions:  main and sub questions, follow up questions

21-26  Accurate and full response to main question and sub questionspartial response to follow up questions

15-20  Partial response to main and sub questions, partial response to follow up questions

9-14 Partial response to main and sub questions, little to no response to follow up questions

1-18  Partial response to main question only; little or no reponse to follow up questions

 

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