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State Report Rubric

State-In-A-Box Report

Name  ____________________________  Date  ______________

State:_________________                         Points Earned  _______

Expectations

All details included

Some details included, some not included

Few or no details included

Sentences describing 10 natural resources located within the state.

10

7

5

Illustration of state bird, state tree, state flower, state insect, and flag with labels.  Other illustrations are welcome!

10

7

5

Location of state within the United States using cardinal or intermediate directions in a sentence.

10

7

5

Name is included in or on the project

10

7

5

Map of state is included with a color coded, neat map key on the project.  Symbols and what they represent are labeled in the map key.  Items on map are labeled: capital, 2 major cities, 1 river or mountain, 2 highways, 1 tourist attraction, bodies of water and/or states that surround the state

20

10

5

Project is neat, labeled and spell-checked

10

7

5

Three artifacts that represent your state (3-D items that fit in the box)

10

7

5

Student can accurately verbally describe all the information about the project

10

7

5

Web address source correctly cited (underlined and full address used)

5

3

1

Non-website sources cited

5

3

1