VERTEBRATE PROJECT RUBRIC Presentation requirements: Creative presentation, clear demonstration of effort No grammatical, punctuation or spelling errors Don’t be too flashy, you don’t want to take away from the presentation Make sure all visuals are relevant and appropriate Place presentation slides/segments in a logical order Don’t just copy and paste text, choose your words carefully Each slide needs to contain accurate text that supports/summarizes the main idea of the assignment All partners must share in the process and contribute equally PRESENTATION: Slide # 1 Intro What to Include Characteristic Info 1 slide/video segment on each critter Conclusion & Fun Facts Works Cited Score Title Group member names Visual aid What are the common characteristics of this particular group of vertebrates? Title is animal name Visual representation of it, with a video link if possible Evidence from all animals of group members: o 3 special adaptations that are unique or very specialized to this species, preferable something that helps it to survive and thrive. o What do you think the class needs to know about these animals? What did you find interesting? o There should be some time dedicated to each of the animals you researched, plus some more general info. (if you are making slides, 1 slide per animal, if you are making video, one short segment per animal) Fun fact about each of your animals Conclusion Citation urls/books used _______________/2 _______________/5 _______________/10 _______________/3 _______________/5 ORAL PRESENTATION Time Eye contact Volume Presentation Skills 5 minutes or less look at your audience be loud enough to be heard over the AC take turns talking don’t just read right off the slide share more than what is written on slide be able to answer questions afterward _______________/1 _______________/2 _______________/2 _______________/5 TOTAL: _____________________/45 *Note: Participation points can be deducted from overall grade if you are not working on task with your partner on the presentation, or not paying attention/distracting others while presentations are being given.