Project Rubric
Section 1: Introduction of topic (for example, women’s roles). Include a title, brief introduction and a picture.
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Clearly introduces the topic with thorough and well-worded title and introduction of topic. Includes student name(s). Picture(s) represent the topic.
Title and brief introduction clearly introduce the topic and student names. Picture(s) represent the topic.
Title and basic introduction introduce the topic, includes student names. Picture(s) represent the topic. One element possibly incomplete.
Contains a title, basic introduction and student names. Introduction needs more description or is incomplete. Picture(s) missing or do not represent the topic well. Missing one element.
Title, introduction and/or student names incomplete or missing. Introduction not descriptive or clear. Picture(s) missing or do not represent the topic.

Section 2: Body. Describe three or more specific issues (example of an issue: a specific type of weapon like grenades).
For each issue: give description for WWI and describe that same issue for war today (such as same type of weapon). Also include an analysis of how WWI is similar and/or different than war today with regard to this issue.
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Issue #2 10-9
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Issue #3 10-9
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Issue is clear (such as a specific type of weapon). Issue is thoroughly explained for both WWI and today using pictures and words in sentences. Details do not just list, but clearly explain and provide analysis. WWI and today are clearly compared giving excellent details of similarities and/or differences. Pictures of the issue (at least one for WWI and one for War Today) are of excellent quality and clearly relate to the topic.
Issue is clear (such as a specific type of weapon). Issue is clearly explained for both WWI and today using pictures and words in sentences. Details do not just list, but explain and provide analysis. WWI and today are clearly compared giving sufficient details of similarities and/or differences. Pictures (at least one for WWI and one for today) are of very good quality and clearly relate to the topic.
Issue is clear (such as a specific type of weapon). Issue is explained for both WWI and today using pictures and words in sentences. Details are explained, not just listed. WWI and today are compared with details of similarities and/or differences. Pictures (one for WWI and one for today) are of good quality and relate to the topic.
Issue is clear (such as a specific type of weapon). Issue is explained for WWI and today, though may be missing some details. Details might be listed or not thoroughly explained or analyzed. WWI and today are compared, but information for one of them is incomplete. Pictures relate to the topic, but possibly do not enhance the understanding of the theme. Missing one element.
Issue not clear or not the same for WWI and war today. Issue not clearly explained or compared between Details missing or just listed, not clearly explained or analyzed. WWI and today. Pictures or words are missing or incomplete. Pictures do not enhance the understanding of the theme.

Section 3: Conclusion that describes whether or not war has changed since WWI for this topic.
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Thoroughly and thoughtfully describes whether war has changed or not since WWI for this topic. At least 3 strong, relevant, examples argue why war is different/same today as WWI.
Thoroughly says whether war has changed or not since WWI. Evidence and at least 3 effective details argue why war is different/same today as WWI.
Answers whether war has changed or not since WWI. Evidence and at least 3 supporting details, may be developing but limited.
Partly answers whether war has changed or not since WWI. Few or irrelevant examples. Insufficient details. Missing one element.
Attempts to answer whether or not war has changed since WWI. Very limited or unclear details. Missing elements.

Section 4: Citations (also includes score for layout and conventions). For citations, use parenthetical references (author or website name in parentheses, then MLA citation in Works Cited section) or footnotes (put a number by the text, then MLA citations in Works Cited section)
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Needs almost no editing. Appearance and layout neat and attractive. Parenthetical references or numbers used in text to identify sources. Complete Works Cited with MLA citations at bottom of wiki page.
Needs little editing. Appearance and layout are neat and clear. Parenthetical references or numbers used into text to identify sources. Works Cited page with MLA citations appears at bottom of wiki page.
Needs moderate editing. Appearance and layout are clear.
Parenthetical references or numbers are used to identify sources. Works Cited page with MLA citations appears at bottom of wiki page.
Needs significant editing. Appearance and layout need work. Works Cited page with MLA citations at the bottom of wiki page, but possibly incomplete.
Needs extensive editing. Appearance and layout need work. References or Works Cited page is incomplete or missing.

TOTAL SCORE: __/55 points possible.