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Welcome to my web page. I will be providing documents, links, and information for students in my classes on this page. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

The best way to contact me is via email at londonderry.org  My user name is bmarzik.

If you prefer, you can also call me at (603)432-6941 extension 2827 to leave me a voicemail.                                  

 

 My schedule for the 2014- 2015 academic year:

A:  Civics, Room 621 (7:20 -8:05)

B: World History, Room 621 (8:10 - 8:55)

C:  Duty, Cafeteria Study Hall (9:00 - 9:48)

D: World History, Room 621 (9:53 - 10:38)

E: (10:43 - 11:28)

F:  World History, Room 621 (11:33 - 12:18)

G: Civics, Room 621 (12:23 - 1:08)

H:  (1:13 - 1:58)

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WORLD HISTORYSTUDENTS: Please sign on to the World History online textbook at www.pearsonsuccessnet.com with access code.

Class access code (for all World History Classes, 2014 - 2015): 7515453CC2948A51FA20
 

 

X2 Codes: These are the X2 codes that will be used for my classes this year.

AB – Absent, counts as a zero

EX – Excused from the assignment, counts as no score

MI – Missing assignment, counts as zero

BG – Being graded, counts as no score

OP – Optional, counts as no score

PASS – Student has passed the competency assessment

FAIL – Student has failed the competency assessment

ANC – Assigned, but not collected / corrected

Students in these classes should be prepared for class with the following supplies:

  • Three-ring binder or folder and spiral notebook for class handouts and notes
  • Assignment notebook
  • Paper, pens, pencils, highlighters

This is the video segment we watched in class on Tuesday, June 2: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/effect-of-war-on-israeli-and-arab-children-60-minutes/

Due Tuesday, June 2: Vocabulary terms. Define and identify: Hamas, Haganah, IDF, UNRWA, Terrorism at the 1972 Munich Olympics; Anwar Sadat; Gamal Abdel Nasser; Camp David Accords.

DUE WEDNSEDAY, JUNE 3: Print out all World History Exam Review Pages. There are two documets under the "Documents" tab on this website. http://www.londonderry.org/lhs/teacherPage.cfm?teacherID=376

Due June 3rd (Homework): Vocabulary terms (Chapter 20-3 and 19-4). Complete these definitions: WMD, Mohammad Mosaddeq, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Hejab, Kibbutz, No-fly zone, Saddam Hussein, Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and insurgent. Explain the importance of each in the historical context.

JUNE 5: QUIZ, MIDEAST UNIT.

Due Friday, May 29: Chapter 20.3 Vocabulary: Write definitions & state importance in context for each term in the first column

MidEast Map Quiz: Thursday, May 28th

For Tuesday, 5/26: Complete the labels on your MidEast Map. Try the online map quiz at lizardpoint.com: http://lizardpoint.com/geography/mideast-quiz.php?type=randmenu

 

QUIZ -- COLD WAR: May 22 (FRIDAY). Review will be in class/ after school on Thursday.

DUE May 21st: -- Fall of the USSR, INFOGRAPHIC end of Chapter 18, Section 4;

Reading "The End of the Cold War"

DUE MAY 19th: Chapter 18, Section 4 -- All Checkpoint questions. Prepare these on a sheet of paper to hand in.

 

If you missed the video in class about the Berlin Wall, this is an online version: https://vimeo.com/63397075

Due May 18: Chapter 18, Section 3. Vocab list,-- Define and Explain -- Page 623 / Read Section 3.

Due May 15: Chapter 18, Section 1, Read and answer Checkpoint Questions (Pp 604 - 611)

Due May 13: Reading and Question Sheet, Berlin Wall (F Period, due May 14)

DUE MAY 12: Complete bibliography on NoodleTools for you Cold War Mini reports.

Memories of the Camps: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/memory-of-the-camps/

WW2 Jeopardy Review Game under "Documents" Tab.  Check it out!

PBS People's Century Total War video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wVRoHKG5UI

April 6-24, 2015

World War 2 Map (part of the test grade) is due the day after the test (April 23). Observe the student code of academic integrity.

 

WORLD WAR 2 TEST SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 23rd FOR ALL CLASSES. REVIEW YOUR CLASS MATERIALS DAILY!!

If you missed your class viewing of Master Race, please view Master Race, part of PBS's acclaimed 1990s series People's Century. This video chronicles the Nazis' master race ideas from theory to practice in the 1920s through the 1940s. Many individuals, including SS officers and Holocaust survivors, who lived in Europe at the time are interviewed.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXci6fcG2Yc

B Period: Finish Map of Axis Aggression - hand in Friday(4/10)

Chapter 17.2 Vocabulary Sheet Due Wednesday, April 15th. Use your Homework Rubric!!

Chapter 17.3 Vocabulary Sheet Due Thursday, April 16. Use your homework rubric!!

D and F  PERIODS: OPEN NOTES Rise of the Totalitarians Quiz-- APRIL 10th. See handout from class for format. The handout can also be found under the Documents tab: WORLD_HISTORY_OPENNOTES_TOTALITARIANS_QUIZ.rtf

D and F periods: Chapter 17.1 Vocabulary Sheet Due Tuesday, April 14th. Use your Homework Rubric!!

Finish Map of Axis Aggression - due Wednesday, April 15th

Chapter 17.2 Vocabulary Sheet due April 16th. Use your homework rubric!!

Chapter 17.3 Vocabulary Sheet Due Friday, April 17. Use your homework rubric!!

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B PERIOD: Chapter 17.1 Vocabulary Sheet Due Wednesday, April 8th. Use your Homework Rubric!!

D & F Periods: FRIDAY, APRIL 10th --- OPEN NOTES Rise of the Totalitarians Quiz. See handout from class for format. The handout can also be found under the Documents tab: WORLD_HISTORY_OPENNOTES_TOTALITARIANS_QUIZ.rtf

D & F Periods: Chapter 16, Section 5 (Hitler) Definitions DUE TUESDAY, APRIL 7th  Use your Homework Rubric!!

B PERIOD: OPEN NOTES Rise of the Totalitarians Quiz. See handout from class for format. The handout can also be found under the Documents tab: WORLD_HISTORY_OPENNOTES_TOTALITARIANS_QUIZ.rtf

March -- APRIL

B PERIOD: If you missed class on Thursday or Friday, April 2 or 3, please view Master Race, part of PBS's acclaimed 1990s series People's Century. This video chronicles the Nazis' master race ideas from theory to practice in the 1920s through the 1940s. Many individuals, including SS officers and Holocaust survivors, who lived in Europe at the time are interviewed.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXci6fcG2Yc

B Period: Chapter 16.5 (Hitler) Graphic Organizer -- due April 1;  Chapter 16.5 Vocabulary due April 2

D&F Periods:  Chapter 16.4 (Stalin) Vocabulary -- due 3/31; Chapter 16.3 (Mussolini) Vocabulary -- due April 1

MARCH, 2015

D & F Periods: WW1 Quiz & 1919 Map Quiz -- March 25

D & F Periods: PROJECT / Research Competency due 3/24

B Period:  Quiz on Totalitarianism/ Fascism/ Communism Friday, 3/27

B Period: Mussolini vocabulary due 3/27

B Period: Chapter 16.4 Vocabulary due Wednesday 3/25

B Period: Chapter 16.4 Notetaking Skills -- due Tuesday 3/24

B PERIOD: Ch 14, Section 5 Timeline Due Friday 3-20-15

PERIODS D & F: Project Checkpoint -- THURSDAY MARCH 19; Library, MARCH 18; Project due March 24.

D and F Periods:   Complete question #4 in Versailles Treaty/ The end of the war packet.

D and F Periods: Primary DOCUMENTS COMPETENCY Coming Soon!

B PERIOD:  Primary DOCUMENTS COMPETENCY THURSDAY, MARCH 19th

DUE MARCH 18th: B PERIOD --  Read & take notes on Ch 14, Section 5. Complete #1, Page 483 on lined paper. Follow homework Rubric.

DUE MARCH 17: Periods D & F: One S.E.A.L Paragraph based on research; Update NoodleTools

PERIODS D & F: Project Checkpoint -- Friday, 3/6 and Thursday, 3/12;

PERIOD B:  Read Chapter 14, Section 3.--- DUE MONDAY, 3/9

PERIOD B: 1918 Map Exercise due on March 10.

PERIOD B: WW1 BIG TEST will be on Friday, March 13

ALL WW 1 maps are due by the end of class Friday (2-6-15)!

DUE WEDNESDAY, 3/4: Read Section 2, Chapter 14 and review Section 1. Vocabulary assignment: stalemate, zeppelin, U-boat, convoy, Dardanelles, strait, ultimatum, Alsace and Lorraine, von Schlieffen Plan

IF YOU MISSED CLASS ON February 18 - 19, look for links to the video we watched in class in the LINKS tab on this web page.

FEBRUARY 16 to 20, 2015

Imperialism Packet and Nationalism Packet: Both should be completed and handed in on MONDAY, February 16.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17: There will be an in-class open-notes assessment. Bring  ALL materials, handouts, class notes, and homework assignments with you!

DUE Wednesday, February 18: Complete map of Europe in 1914; label all countries on the map and color the Triple Alliance (Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary) and the Triple Entente (Great Britain, France, Russian Empire). Make a key to show which is which.

Week of February 9 through 13

DUE ON TUESDAY (2/10): Read and answer questions for "Scramble for Africa" in the Imperialism packet.

DUE on THURSDAY, (2/12): Complete Map Exercise and ALL QUESTIONS on the African Imperialism map and question sheet. Copies of both are on the Documents page of this web page. MapAfricanImperialism.rtf  is the name of the file.

WEEK of February 2 through 6

DUE on Thursday, Feb. 5: Complete all exercises and readings in the Industrialism Packet. PLease be prepared to hand in the completed packet at the beginning of class!!

WEEK of JANUARY 26 to 30, 2015

DUE THURSDAY, JAN. 29: Read Chapter 7, Sections 1 and 2. Answer Checkpoint Questions on a separate sheet of paper.

DUE FRIDAY, JAN. 30: Vocabulary, page 250. Use the textbook to find definitions for the vocabulary terms on page 250. Write all terms and their definitions on a separate sheet of paper. Describe each term's significance in the Industrial Revolution.

 

 


REVIEW PACKET:  http://www.londonderry.org/lhs/teacherPage.cfm?teacherID=376

There are two Civics review packets under the DOCUMENTS tab. Please print them out for class!!!

WEEK OF JUNE 1 through 5, 2015

FOR YOUR POLITICAL SPECTRUM QUIZZES: Choose at least one of these for your self-quiz. Print out the results page and the questions (questions optional).

http://www.people-press.org/quiz/political-typology/

http://www.politicalcompass.org/

http://www.isidewith.com/political-quiz

DUE ON JUNE 2: USA Legislature Chart (both classes)

DUE ON JUNE 3:  G period--POLITICAL SPECTRUM QUIZ, FINAL VERSION of YOUR ORIGINAL BILL

                      A Period -- Rough Draft version of your original bill

DUE ON JUNE 4: G Period --nothing due

                      A Period -- Political Spectrum Quiz; Final Version of Your Bill                        

                                     (Seniors: DO NOT be late with this!!!!)

DUE ON JUNE 5: A AND G PERIODS-- CURRENT EVENTS (Political Cartoon) -- The form is included on this website (Documents Tab)

ONGOING: Preparation for Classroom Congress, Bill-to-Law Quiz Preparation; Print out Exam Review Packets from Documents Page on this Website

WEEK of May 26 - 29

G Period: Executive Branch Quiz Wednesday May 27th; Legislature Packets due at end of day on Tuesday (5/26); Cartoon Current Event due on Friday (5/29) -- Form is available under Documents Tab

Work on your bill will continue in class on May 28 and 29. Get your topic approved before beginning and have a rough draft prepared for Friday.

Political Spectrum Quiz DUE JUNE 3 (WEDNESDAY)

http://www.people-press.org/quiz/political-typology/

http://www.politicalcompass.org/

http://www.isidewith.com/political-quiz


A Period: Electoral Maps due Weds (5/27); Executive Branch Quiz Friday, the 29th; Legislature Packets due Thursday (at the end of Class

FOR YOUR POLITICAL SPECTRUM QUIZZES: Choose at least one of these for your self-quiz. Print out the results page and the questions (questions optional).

http://www.people-press.org/quiz/political-typology/

http://www.politicalcompass.org/

http://www.isidewith.com/political-quiz

 

WEEK of MAY 18 - 22

CURRENT EVENTS DUE MAY 22: Choose a news (not editorial) article OR political cartoon which relates to either the Judicial Branch OR to the United States military. The article must be no older than two weeks old (dated no earlier than May 4, 2015). Use the forms provided on my "Documents" page.

EXECUTIVE CHART (US): At least 6 boxes filled in for Wednesday, MAY 20th.

EXECUTIVE CHART (NH): At least 10 filled in for Thursday, May 21.

Electoral College Assignment (3 Parts): DUE FRIDAY (5-22). Will be working on these in class.

WEEK of May 11 through 15

Seniors and opting-out Juniors report to 620 for class/ daily assignments must be completed

OJ Simpson case article and questions: (G - due Friday, 5/15; A - due Monday, 5/18)

 

Week of April 20 - 24: 

DUE April 24th (Current Events): Choose one Constitutional Principle, find a news article which relates to it, and complete a news article form. News article must be within the month of April.

Due Wednesday, April 22: Constitutional Principles Poster (In-class work days were April 14, 16-17, and 20th)

Friday, April 24: NH Map Quiz

Ongoing: US Constitution packets and worksheets. Preparation for Constitution Competency.

 

DUE APRIL 14th: All work from Thursday - Monday will be collected today. This includes the Federalism video questions, the Welcome to the NH Constitution paper, and the NH Bill of Rights Check-Up. In addition, the Community Profiles assignment is due today!

Everyone is responsible for completing the Federalism video assignment. Link below.

DUE APRIL 17: Current Events --- Cartoon Option only. Open topic: choose your own.

Assigned APRIL 6 - 10, 2015

DUE WEDNESDAY, April 8th: Londonderry, NH webquests. Complete the londonderrynh.org webquests we started in class on Friday 4/3.

Due Friday, April 10: Current Events. Choose either Option 2 or Option 3 (Cartoon or News Article). The topics this week are science, international, or state (NH) government. Forms for completion of the assignment are found in Documents tab.

DUE TUESDAY, APRIL 14th: Community Profiles Assignment. Additional assignment sheets can be found under Documents tab.

Link to Federalism video -- http://www.pbs.org/tpt/constitution-usa-peter-sagal/federalism/#.VSJE4uFN9qM

NO CURRENT EVENTS THIS WEEK, APRIL 3, 2015

Please read: CLARIFICATION OF LATE WORK POLICY

LATE WORK FROM THE CURRENT UNIT ONLY WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR CREDIT. NO WORK FROM PREVIOUS OR COMPLETED UNITS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR CREDIT.

AS PREVIOUSLY STATED, NO CURRENT EVENTS ARE ACCEPTED FOR CREDIT AFTER MIDNIGHT on the DUE DATE.

Week of March 23 - 27

School District Unit Test -- March 25th (CHANGE OF DATE)

 

CURRENT EVENTS: March 27th. You may choose Option 2 or 3 this week. If you have already received credit for all of the Current Events assignments this quarter, you are excused from this week's assignment. angel

 

WEEK OF MARCH 16 - 20

CURRENT EVENTS: March 20th. You may choose Option 1, 2, or 3 this week. Names in the News topics: Sports; Local (Londonderry); Presidential Politics; National; Animals; Free Choice.

Alternatives to Traditional Public Education Worksheet (Choose three): A Period - due March 18; G Period - Due March 19

Primary Documents Competency: March 17th (A period). Later in the week for G Period. (Friday, 3/20)

School District UNIT Test Coming up! It will be either the end of this week or early next week! Scheduled for MARCH 24th.

ALL GUEST SPEAKER FORMS ARE DUE THE SCHOOL DAY AFTER THE GUEST VISITS OUR CLASS.

ALL QUESTIONS MUST BE ANSWERED TO RECEIVE FULL CREDIT!

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Current Events Due March 13: Choose OPTION 1 (Names in the News) this week (described below). This week's topics include Election Results, International, Children, Law/ Law Enforcement. Nature, and Celebrities. Follow the directions below to complete the assignment.

OPTION 1. NAMES IN THE NEWS:  This assignment will consist of five names (people, places or things) which are in the news during the week and their full definitions, including who, what, where, when, why, and how. This assignment should be handwritten and turned in on Friday at the beginning of class. However, if you choose to submit the assignment electronically (due by midnight), please type it. There will be requirements given for the topics each week.

CURRENT EVENTS: DUE FRIDAY, 3/6  Choose Option 1 -- Names in the News; topics- Choose one name in five of these fields: US Foreign Relations, Education, Local (Londonderry), Entertainment, Women, Health. Refer to the Current Events tab for clarification about the assignment.

DUE MARCH 11:  Educational Philosophy and Twenty-First Century Primer assignment. All work is due AT THE BEGINNING OF THE PERIOD. Work submitted after that will receive late penalties/ deduction of points.

 

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16 TO 20

Monday, February 16: Bring in your factual support information about illegal immigration. Assignment was discussed in class on Friday (2/13). Be sure to include your sources.

Wednesday, February 18: QUIZ and COMPETENCY -- Quiz (Citizenship Unit - Everything we've covered in class so far) and Competency #1 (Rights, Duties, and Responsibilities of citizenship) will be on WedneSDAY, FEBRUARY 18th.

DUE FRIDAY, FEB. 20: Current Event (Option 2 or Option 3). TOPICS include Londonderry School District, LHS, US Foreign Policy, or Cyber Security.

DUE FEB. 13th: Complete a Current Event cartoon interpretation form for Friday, February 13th. The assignment will be accepted until Midnight on the 13th, BUT NO LATER!

We'll be reading an article called "My Life as as Undocumented Alien" for Civics class. Please print out a copy for yourself BY FEB 9, 2015  at this URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/26/magazine/my-life-as-an-undocumented-immigrant.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 (Link is available on LINKS tab)

READING QUESTIONS, DUE FEB 12 (Wednesday):

Reading:  “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant,” by Jose Antonio Vargas

READ THIS ARTICLE/ STORY about Vargas and his experiences in the United States as an illegal alien.  Then, answer these questions on a separate sheet of paper.  Feel free to mark up the reading.

1. a) In what ways is Vargas (and his story) similar to your idea of an “Illegal immigrant” or “undocumented alien”?

    b) In what ways is Vargas (and his story) different from your idea of an “Illegal immigrant” or “undocumented alien”?

 

2.  What is a “coyote” as used in the context of this article?

 

3. If Vargas were to be allowed to apply for citizenship, what current requirements would have to be changed? Please explain.

 

4. Make two lists. On one, describe three reasons why Vargas should be allowed to apply for US citizenship. On the other, describe three reasons

    why he should not be allowed to apply for US citizenship. Use specific examples or quotes from the article to back up your ideas.

 

5. Find an article which explains the “DREAM” Act/ DACA.  Print it out, read it, and list five pertinent facts about the Dream Act.  Bring your

    article to class for discussion.

 

6. President Obama recently issued an executive order outlining some reforms in Immigration policy. Briefly state what these changes are.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK of February 2-6

ONE ASSIGNMENT: Complete a Current Event cartoon interpretation form for Friday, February 6th. The assignment will be accepted until Midnight on the 6th, BUT NO LATER!

WEEK of JANUARY 26 to 30, 2015

DUE Thursday, January 29: a) Compile three lists - Rights, Duties, and Responsibilities of United States Citizenship

                                         b) Return signed forms

DUE Friday, January 30: Bring an editorial cartoon to class. It should be no older than two weeks. A good source for recent cartoons is Cagle.com.

 

 


Civics- Semester 2, 2014 - 2015

Mrs. Marzik

 

Current Events Weekly Assignment
(due on Fridays)

 

Each week you will have a Current Events assignment due. You may choose among three main assignments.

 

1. NAMES IN THE NEWS:  This assignment will consist of five names (people, places or things) which are in the news during the week and their full definitions, including who, what, where, when, why, and how. This assignment should be handwritten and turned in on Friday at the beginning of class. However, if you choose to submit the assignment electronically (due by midnight), please type it. There will be requirements given for the topics each week.

 

 

2. Cartoon Interpretation: Find a current editorial cartoon from either a local or a national news source. Complete a form for interpretation of the cartoon, and turn this in with a copy of the cartoon neatly attached to a full-sized (9 x 11 inches) piece of paper. Be sure to follow instructions given in class. (Cagle. com has a large collection of these cartoons. Be sure to choose a recent one --no older than TWO weeks.)

 

3. NEWS STORY ANALYSIS:  From a print source, obtain a news story (not in sports or entertainment). Fill out the current events news story form and a copy of the article neatly attached to a full-sized (9 x 11 inches) piece of paper.

 

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You may choose one of these options each week, unless stated otherwise.
The assignment is due each Friday and is worth 10 points. No late assignments will be accepted unless you are absent on Friday.
This assignment will be accepted ONLY until Midnight on the date it is due (email submission – email a copy to yourself for verification)
The assignment is to be handwritten or emailed to me.


CIVICS: A More Perfect Union (Federalism): http://www.pbs.org/tpt/constitution-usa-peter-sagal/federalism/#.VSJE4uFN9qM

WORLD HISTORY VIDEO (Master Race): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXci6fcG2Yc

PBS People's Century Total War video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wVRoHKG5UI

Also of interest, Mussolini: Italy's Nightmare: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyvX-WVWTQU

WORLD HISTORY: Video on the assassination of Franz Ferdinand (Watch before March 2nd)

Part 1: https://www.awesomestories.com/asset/view/Assassin-of-Archduke-Franz-Ferdinand-Gavrilo-Princip

Part 2: https://www.awesomestories.com/asset/view/Assassination-of-Archduke-Franz-Ferdinand0

Part 3: https://www.awesomestories.com/asset/view/Assassination-of-Franz-Ferdinand-A-Cause-of-WWI

We'll be reading an article called "My Life as as Undocumented Alien" for Civics class. Please print out a copy for yourself at this URL (by 2-9-15):

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/26/magazine/my-life-as-an-undocumented-immigrant.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

COURSE EVALUATION: https://docs.google.com/a/londonderryapps.org/forms/d/115ZLBR8jDenn66tIYbB8EQ1T69QU5pdYPsWFNhjYdkg/viewform

Political Spectrum Test: http://politicalcompass.org/

Political Spectrum Test #2: http://www.people-press.org/quiz/political-typology/

Political Spectrum Quiz #3: http://www.isidewith.com/political-quiz

French Revolution Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pk9m8Gy8FVA

Artchive.com:  http://www.artchive.com/ftp_site.htm

Web Gallery of Art:  http://www.wga.hu/

Uffizi Gallery, Florence:  http://www.uffizi.org/artworks/

WebMuseum, Paris: http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/tl/it-ren/

National Gallery in London: http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/


LONDONDERRY HIGH SCHOOL  ACADEMIC EXPECTATION 1

 

5/EXCEEDS

4/MEETS

3/MEETS

2/DOES NOT MEET

1/DOES NOT MEET

LITERACY THROUGH READING

Demonstrates a thorough understanding of written material.

Demonstrates understanding of written material.

Demonstrates an adequate understanding of written material.

Demonstrates a minimal understanding of written material.

Does not understand or makes no effort to understand written material.

 

Homework assignments in this class are designed to augment and support classroom activities. They are also essential aids in the review process, and need to be accessible (clear, coherent, complete) for that purpose.

 

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT RUBRIC

This rubric is used for content questions assigned out of the textbook or other reading materials.

Mrs. Marzik – World History

 

 

 

5 /  SUPERIOR (10)

 

3 or 4 / MEETS (9 to 6)

   1 or 2 / DOES NOT MEET

          (5 or below)

APPEARANCE

Paper includes full heading: name, date, class, and assignment.

Work is completed in blue or black ink or pencil

Work is legible and demonstrates care in preparation

 

Paper does not include the full heading: name, date, class, and assignment

Work is not legible or does not demonstrate care in preparation

 

 

MECHANICS

All answers are clear; there is no doubt about the subject and topic of each statement. The student has either rewritten each question on the paper, or has provided complete, stand-alone statements which clearly answer the question or address the topic.

The reader does not need to read the assigned question to understand the answer provided by the student.

 

 

Most answers are clear; there is no doubt about the subject and topic of most statements. The student has either rewritten questions on the paper, or has provided stand-alone statements which answer the questions or address the topics.

The reader does not need to read the assigned question to understand most of the answers provided by the student.

 

 

 

 

Answers are not clear; student does not clarify subject and topic of statements

The student provides little or no indication of the subject or topic of the answer or statement.

The reader needs to read the assigned questions to understand the answers provided by the student.

 

 

 

 

 

CONTENT

 

 

 

Answers demonstrate a thorough understanding of written material.

 

Student does not copy the surrounding text for the answers.

Answers demonstrate understanding of written material.

Student may rely on the surrounding text for the answers, but rewords the content.

Answers demonstrate an adequate understanding of written material. Student relies on surrounding text for the answers, copying verbatim from the text.

Demonstrates a minimal understanding of written material.

Answers are incomplete.

Does not understand or makes no effort to understand written material.

Copies from another student or gives answers to another student.