Subject Knowledge

(40% of grade)

40 points

Demonstrates full knowledge of the subject by addressing all requirements with complete explanations. Excellent use of sources. (37-40)

Demonstrates comprehension of the requirements but does not elaborate beyond the basic presentation. Good use of sources. (32-36)

Does not demonstrate a complete grasp of the topic and barely meets the minimum presentation requirements. Sources mostly adequate. (28-31)

Does not meet the minimum requirements of the presentation. Sources inadequate. (24-27)

Fails to present any information related to the presentation requirements. No evidence of sources present. (0-23)

Organization of Ideas

(25% of grade)

25 points

Information is presented in a logical and interesting manner and is easy for the audience to follow and comprehend. (23-25)

Information is presented logically, but lacks interest value. (20-22)

Information is not presented logically and the audience has difficulty in comprehending the information. (17-19)

Presentation lacks sequence and is not understandable by the audience. (15-16)

Fails to organize the presentation in any comprehensible manner. (0-14)

Graphics and Presentation

(20% of grade)

20 points

The graphics and style of the presentation facilitates audience understanding. (18-20)

The graphics and style relate to the presentation. (16-17)

The graphics and style occasionally hinder audience comprehension of the information. (14-15)

The graphics and style confuses the audience regarding the information. (12-13)

The graphics and style render the presentation incomprehensible. (0-11)


(15% of grade)

15 points

Presentation has no misspellings or grammatical errors. (11-12)

Presentation has no more than two misspellings and/or grammatical errors. (9-10)

 Presentation has three misspellings and/or grammatical errors. (7-8)

 Misspellings and/or grammatical errors significantly distract the audience. (6)

Complete disregard for grammar and/or spelling. (0-5)