Explanation of Evaluation Key
The following is an example of what kind of group/student is represented by the numerical figure. Teachers can modify this to fit the actual product and class personality.
- 5 - Excellent
Finished product is exemplary and shows clear, focused
understanding of the activity/product/project. There
is clarity and focus and the material is engaging.
Students completed all objectives for the
activity/product/project completely and thoroughly.
The works shows insight and creativity. The
organization enhances the central ideas of the
The student/group works exceptionally well, is organized, helpful, creative and has lots of ideas to share with the rest of the groups. This individual/group always stays on task.
- 4 - Very Good
Finished product is clear, focused and interesting.
The material is interesting. There is clarity and
focus. All the objectives for the activity/product/project
were completed but lack thoroughness. Finished product
shows creativity. Organization of the material is good.
The student/group in this category works very well and is organized, helpful, creative, and shares ideas with the rest of the groups. This individual/group generally stays on task.
- 3 - Fair
The finished product is clear and focused. The ideas
presented are easily understood. Some of the objectives
for the activity/product/project are supported although
in a limited fashion. Organization is clear. Finished
product shows some creativity.
The student/group in this category works well, but is not organized and needs help focusing on the main issues. Student/group needs help staying on task.
- 2 - Weak
The finished product is unclear and disorganized. The
ideas are inconsistent or skeletal. The objectives for
the activity/product/project are not sufficiently
supported with content. The work lacks creativity.
The student/group in this category lacks organization and needs to be constantly prodded by the teacher to get to work.
- 1 - Unsatisfactory
The finished project is off the mark and lacks a central
idea or purpose. Organization of the material seems
haphazard and disjointed.
The student/group is not focused. The student/group seem to lack a sense of involvement or commitment to the product/activity/project.