ALPHABET BOOK ABOUT ANCIENT GREECE AND THE ODYSSEY You have been assigned an important person, god, hero, place, or artifact connected with either The Odyssey or ancient Greece. Your task is to create a word processing document which will include: FIRST, you must include a title line. SECOND, you MUST connect your topic to Ancient Greek culture or history or to The Odyssey by Homer. You will research to find the connection you need. Be sure to use enough information. The writing must be in YOUR words, no one else’s. Fill the page. DO NOT COPY AND PASTE FROM THE INTERNET. THIRD, you must include at least one illustration of A is for Agamemnon You should include at least one paragraph of solid information about your assigned topic. You should research to find this information. You should write about it in your own words. You should find an illustration (or two) of your topic to include on this page. Fill up the page; don’t leave large empty areas. some kind that is related to your topic. Content Requirements This rubric will be used to score your work. Alphabet Title 1 long or 2 shorter paragraphs of solid information 2 or more illustrations Connects topic to as many as are appropriate: person, place, event, or myth. No errors or omissions in information. Alphabet Title 1 paragraph of solid information 1 illustration One requirement was not completely met. More than one requirement was not completely met. Does not have enough information OR there are several factual errors. Paragraph(s) show deliberate structure and ‘flow.’ Sentences are complete and varied; word usage is correct. Spelling, punctuation, and capitalization are correct. Paragraph(s) show some structure and ‘flow.’ Most sentences are complete and varied; word usage is usually correct. Spelling, punctuation, and capitalization are usually correct. Paragraph(s) include information not relevant to the topic and do not show structure or flow. Most sentences are fragmented and/or choppy. Word usage is frequently incorrect. Spelling, punctuation, and capitalization show many errors. Makes excellent use of font, color, graphics, and effects. Makes good use of font, color, Makes use of font, color, graphics, and effects. graphics, effects, but sometimes they distract from the content. All writing is the work of the student, not copied & pasted. Mechanics Connects topic to one of the Connects topic to Ancient following: person, place, event, Greece. Few errors or or myth. Minor errors or omissions in information. omissions. Illustration(s) depict Illustration(s) generally depict Ancient Greece. something like the assigned Some writing is the work topic. of the student, not copied Most writing is the work of & pasted. Most writing the student, not copied & that is not the work of pasted. Any writing that is the student is cited as to not the work of the student is source. cited as to source. Illustration(s) clearly depict assigned topic. Attractiveness Paragraph(s) contain related information but do not show structure or flow. Most sentences are complete. There is some attempt to vary sentence structure. Spelling, punctuation, and capitalization show some errors. Only a little writing is the work of the student, not copied & pasted. Writing that is not the work of the student is not cited as to source. Use of font, color, graphics, and effects, but these often distract from the content.