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CRHS_USGovtPol 12 Amendment & SCOTUS Case Analysis_Team: 6. Evaluation

Evaluate Your Work and Process

STEP 6:  EVALUATION

Ask, "Is the task completed?  How can I do things better?"

  • assess your product for completeness, strengths, and weaknesses
  • assess your research process for strengths and weaknesses

 

Grading Rubric for this Project

Amendment Project Rubric

0-1

Basic

2

Satisfactory

3

Proficient

4

Exemplary


Pts.

Amendment

Basic Info & Conflicts

(slides 1-3)

Goup

Identify basic content of amendment.  Identify how the government might violate this right.

Provides adequate information and explains amendment.  Identify how the government might violate this right.

Provides detailed information and explanation of the  amendment.  Identify how the government might violate this right.

Thoroughly  explains the amendment.

Identify and explain what the right means.  

Explain what interests are protected.

Identify how the government might violate this right.


          

          /4

/4

Cases: Intro & Facts (slides 1-2)

Individual

Identify &  name few facts about case.

Identify detailed facts about the case.

Identify detailed facts about the case and connects the case to the amendment.

Identify and explain relevant, detailed  facts about the case.

Connect facts to legal issues and interpretation of the amendment..


          /4  

/4

Cases:

Arguments

(slide 3-4)

Individual

Lists minimal basic arguments on each side.

Lists several arguments on each side of case.

Clearly articulates arguments of the petitioner and the respondent.  Explains arguments on each side.

Clearly articulates arguments of the petitioner and the respondent. Clearly explains  the arguments on each side of the case.

Fields questions from classmates.

          

          /4

/4

 /4

SC Decision

(slide 5)

Individual

Refers to SC decision briefly.

Accurately describes SC decision.

Describes SC decision, including vote count and who wrote decision.

Describes SC decision, including vote count, author  and any concurring or dissenting opinions. Explains rationale of court.


 /4

Impact of decision

(slide 6)

Individual

Does not have impact of decision or current issue.

Identifies issue that does not have much to do with your right.

Does not provide much detail.

Identify current issue related to the amendment and explain impact of decision.



Identify and analyze current issue  on your Constitutional right.

Specifics of Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?

Thoroughly explains long-term impact of the case.



          



          /8

Presentation

Group

No presentation.

Presentation is very short. Missing multiple components.

Identify some  components of the Presentation. The group did not know much information except for what was on the powerpoint.

Reading the slides.

All students clearly know their part either by using note cards or with knowledge obtained when researching.

No reading off of powerpoint.

No copy and paste.

All ideas are neatly bulleted and very easy to read on powerpoint.

Group goes well beyond what is written on powerpoint to explain their right.





       /10

           /50