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Native American Research Project
This page is designed to serve as a homepage for your Native American Research Project. It contains all the information you need to start your project, conduct research, and begin designing your presentation vehicle.

Below you will find helpful links to research sites, grading rubrics, and project sample links where you can view the work of former students who have successfully completed the assignment. The latter should give you some great ideas to start with.

 

 

 

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Download research instructions Page in pdf format. Native American Research Project
Download teacher's grading rubric in pdf format. Teacher Rubric
Download peer's grading rubric in pdf format. Peer Rubric
Previous student's work samples can be seen here. Under Construction
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Peer

   

Peer Evaluation Worksheet

Category

Minimal

Poor

Average

Excellent

Superior

Total

Research

 

 

(0-1)

Little research knowledge present

(2-3)

Some basic details researched

(4-6)

A basic level of documenting the group’s history and culture are evident.

(7-8)

Students documented the assigned group’s history and culture with a fine level of precision.

(9-10)

Outstanding, comprehensive and professional

(0-10)

Product

 

 

(0-2)

Product lacks any meaningful communication of ideas.

(3-6)

Some basic ideas and facts presented.

(7-12)

An adequate level of communication of ideas present.

(13-17)

communicates a high level of knowledge

(18-20)

creativity is obvious and matches the idea, message, or theme.

(0-20)

Presentation - Knowledge of Topic

 

 

(0-2)

Student knows little or nothing about topic.

(3-6)

Student is able to share only basic and sporadic concepts.

(7-12)

Student is able to share an adequate amount of information.

(13-17)

Student explanation is deep and thorough.

(18-20)

Student explanation is approaching the expert level.

(0-20)

Total

50 pts. possible

Comments:

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Native American Research Project

Teacher Evaluation Rubric

 

 

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Category

Minimal

Poor

Average

Excellent

Superior

Total

Research

 

 

(0-1)

Little research knowledge present

(2-3)

Some basic details researched

(4-6)

A basic level of documenting the group’s history and culture are evident.

(7-8)

Students documented the assigned group’s history and culture with a fine level of precision.

(9-10)

Outstanding, comprehensive and professional documenting of the group’s history, and culture including small details that add to the researcher’s overall knowledge and perspective.

(0-10)

Product

 

 

(0-2)

Product lacks any meaningful communication of ideas.

(3-6)

Some basic ideas and facts presented.

(7-12)

An adequate level of communication of ideas present.

(13-17)

Product communicates a high level of knowledge about the researched topic and is creative in concept.

(18-20)

Outstanding approach to communicating knowledge where creativity is obvious and matches the idea, message, or theme.

(0-20)

Presentation - Knowledge of Topic

 

 

(0-2)

Student knows little or nothing about topic.

(3-6)

Student is able to share only basic and sporadic concepts.

(7-12)

Student is able to share an adequate amount of information.

(13-17)

Student explanation is deep and thorough.

(18-20)

Student explanation is approaching the expert level.

(0-20)

Total

50 pts. possible

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