Overview:  Students create a multimedia presentation of Nahant’s historical landmarks. 


Phase 1: Acquire Photographs

Assigned: Tuesday, October 12

Due: Wednesday, November 10, including photographs, completed checklist, and self-graded rubric



Please offer to help newcomers locate these landmarks.


Note to Parents: Feel free to accompany your child to these locations, but the children are expected to take the photographs. 

Note to Students: Feel free to visit the photography sites with a friend, but you must take your own photographs.

Note on Photography: No student may appear in the photographs. Students may work independently, with a parent/guardian, or with another student. 


Phase 1 Rubric


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CONTENT

30 photos are complete

25 photos are complete

20 photos are complete

Less than 20 photographs

ORGANIZATION

Photos are arranged neatly in a book or poster format;each landmark is neatly labeled with proper capitalization; a short, informational caption is included with ten or more photos

Photos are arranged neatly in a book or poster format; each landmark is neatly labeled, usually with proper capitalization

Photos are labeled but not arranged in a book or poster format; or student can name the landmarks (verbally) with ease  upon request with no assistance

Photos are mislabeled; or student can name the landmarks with difficulty or need assistance

TIMELINESS

Photos, checklist, and rubric are on time

Photos are on time; checklist or rubric is late

Photos and/or checklist and/or rubric are 1—2 days late 

Photos and/or checklist and/or rubric are late by more than 2 days;


FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS

Followed all directions for all photos


Followed the directions for all photos

Followed most directions

Made little attempt to follow the directions

UTILIZING PROVIDED TOOLS

Checklist and rubric are neat and complete; rubric used properly; full name and date appears on all work


Checklist and rubric are complete; first name appears on all work

Teacher had to provide a second copy of the checklist, rubric, or assignment; or 

either the checklist or rubric is incomplete


Both the checklist and the rubric are missing, incomplete, or used incorrectly

Notes: a grade of 0 may be assigned for timeliness if excessively late or done with what is perceived as excessive parental assistance


A + or - may be added to any score depending upon perceived student effort