CATEGORY
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Home Page

The home page has a large visible title and image, a well-stated summary, the unit's objectives, and a complete glossary of terms.
1 or 2 of the home page requirements are missing or incomplete
3 of the home page requirements are missing and/or incomplete
Home page is missing many requirements and/or page does not reflect the unit accurately


Images

At least 2 images are present on each section. Images are related to the theme/purpose of the site, are thoughtfully cropped, are of high quality and enhance reader interest or understanding.
2 images are present on each section. Images are related to the theme/purpose of the site, are of good quality and enhance reader interest or understanding.
Only one image is present in each section. Images are related to the theme/purpose of the site, and are of good quality.
Not every section is complete with 2 images. Images seem randomly chosen, are of low quality, OR distract the reader.


Video
and
Animation

Video and animation are present and thoughtfully placed only where they add to reader understanding of the content. All links point to high quality, up-to-date, credible sites.
Video and/or animation is present but randomly placed on the site Almost all links point to high quality, up-to-date, credible sites.
One of the two required video or animation, is missing and/or 1 of the 2 detracted from the overall site. Most links point to high quality, up-to-date, credible sites.
The required video and/or animations is missing, or they were seemingly used randomly OR typically detracted from the overall site. less than 3/4 of the links point to high quality, up-to-date, credible sites.
Practice Quiz
Practice quiz is present with at least 10-20 high quality questions along with an answer key.
Practice quiz is present with at least 10-20 questions along with an answer key.
Practice quiz is present with less than 10-20 questions along with an answer key.
Practice quiz is present with questions but is missing an answer key.

Spelling and Grammar

There are no errors in spelling, punctuation or grammar in the final draft of the Web site.
There are 1-3 errors in spelling, punctuation or grammar in the final draft of the Web site.
There are 4-5 errors in spelling, punctuation or grammar in the final draft of the Web site.
There are more than 5 errors in spelling, punctuation or grammar in the final draft of the Web site.


Interest
and
Layout

The author has made an exceptional attempt to make the content of this Web site interesting to the people for whom it is intended. The Web site has an exceptionally attractive and usable layout. It is easy to locate all important elements.
The author has tried to make the content of this Web site interesting to the people for whom it is intended. The Web pages have an attractive and usable layout. It is easy to locate all important elements.
The author has put lots of information in the Web site but there is little evidence that the person tried to present the information in an interesting way. The Web pages have a usable layout, but may appear busy or boring. It is easy to locate most of the important elements.
The author has provided only the minimum amount of information and has not transformed the information to make it more interesting to the audience (e.g., has only provided a list of links to the content of others). The Web pages are cluttered looking or confusing. It is often difficult to locate important elements.

Cooperative Work

Partners show respect for one another's ideas, divide the work fairly, and show a commitment to quality work and support for each other.
Partners show respect for one another's ideas and divide the work fairly. There is commitment by some members toward quality work and support of one another.
Partners show respect for one another's ideas and divide the work fairly. There is little evidence of a commitment toward quality work in the group.
Partners argue or are disrespectful of other's ideas and input. Criticism is not constructive nor is support offered. The work is mostly done by one or two people.


Copyright

Fair use guidelines are followed with clear, easy-to-locate and accurate citations for all borrowed material and are listed at the bottom of the home page. No material is included from Web sites that state that permission is required unless permission has been obtained.
Fair use guidelines are followed with clear, easy-to-locate and accurate citations for almost all borrowed material. No material is included from Web sites that state that permission is required unless permission has been obtained.
Fair use guidelines are followed with clear, easy-to-locate and accurate citations for most borrowed material. No material is included from Web sites that state that permission is required unless permission has been obtained.
Borrowed materials are not properly documented OR material was borrowed without permission from a site that requires permission

Content Accuracy
(Double value)

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All information provided by the student on the Web site is accurate.
Almost all the information provided by the student on the Web site is accurate.
Some of the information provided by the student on the Web site is inaccurate or misleading.
There are significant inaccuracies in the content provided by the students.

Total: __/40 points
Rubric created by Holly Graham via www.rubistar.4teachers.org