Project 4 Rubric

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Grading

The essay is worth 100 points and 10% of your final grade. The infographic itself will be worth 40 points, the reflection piece will be worth 40 points, and the in-class presentation work 20 points.

Infographic (40%)

Excellent

(100)

Acceptable

(85)

Needs Revision

(70)

Missing

(0)

Does the Infographic meet the expected conventions of the genre?

Does the infographic appropriately and effectively use research/data to support the claim?

Does the infographic present a clear claim and a focused argument?

Does the infographic present information in an organized manner? Is it well-designed and balanced (i.e., not too “busy” or disproportionate)?

Does the infographic accurately cite sources according to the conventions of the genre?

Reflection (40%)

Excellent

(100)

Acceptable

(85)

Needs Revision

(70)

Missing

(0)

Does the reflection clearly present the rhetorical situation and the writer’s planning/prioritizing strategy for addressing it?

Does the reflection describe the specific choices made in the visual design of the infographic?

Does the reflection describe the specific choices made in the rhetorical appeals used?

Does the reflection describe the choices made with regard to the research included? What was prioritized? What was deleted? Why?

Does the reflection describe the process of composing thoughtfully, addressing what works and what might need to be revised in the future?

Does the reflection describe the student’s growth as a rhetor/composer through this project?

Presentation (20%)

Excellent

(100)

Acceptable

(85)

Needs Revision

(70)

Missing

(0)

Presentation of Visual Design Choices: describing your infographic as a product

Presentation of Rhetorical Choices: describing the argument, its implications, and your rhetorical choices to help communicate that argument

Presentation of Growth as a Rhetor/Communicator