Name: . Due Date: . ,,
Expectations for “Exploring Extreme Environments” Poster
GIVENS (Criteria your POSTER must have):
- Title: Name of Extreme Environment (Volcanoes, Deep Ocean, Arctic, Desert)
- You may NOT choose Space.
- A border
- Creative Design (Coloured/ Work is fine lined/ Work is neat)
- Correct spelling and capitalization for any words that are written.
- Name and month & year appear in the bottom right hand corner.
- Parts of your poster can be completed from computer. However, they must be presented on the provided sheet of paper!
- Written Component
WRITTEN COMPONENT (no drawings necessary)
- Provide 2 Real Life examples of your Extreme Environment on earth. (for ex. Desert – Sahara Desert)
- List 4 different Extreme Conditions of your Extreme Environment.
- List 4 different Needs for your Extreme Environment.
- The main focus of your Poster will be your Robot.
- Objective: Your job is to design and draw a robot that is best suited to survive in your Extreme Environment.
- Each part of your robot must have a purpose and should be adapted to the extreme environment.
- You will draw, label, and explain (full sentences) all parts of your robot on your poster.
- For ex. Sunglasses = (My robot is wearing sunglasses to protect their eyes from the sun.)
- Do not forget to give your Robot a name!
Evaluation Rubric on the back. *
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|Givens||Name, month, and year are not in the bottom right hand corner.||Name, month, and year in the bottom right hand corner..|
|Layout||Student did not complete the assignment in Portrait.||Student completed the assignment in Portrait.|
|Creativity||Student did not fulfill the creative design.||Student somewhat fulfilled the creative design||Student fulfilled the creative design.||Student accurately fulfilled the creative design.|
|Title||No title present.||Title is present, but does not stand out.||Title is present and stands out.||Title is present and the student has used special lettering (theme-designed).|
|Border||There is no border.||A border is present but does not stand out.||Border is present and stands out.||Border is present and the students has used a creative design.|
|Written Component (WC)||Does not complete the requirements of the WC.||Completes half of the requirements in the WC.||Completes all or most of the requirements in the WC that reflects most of the criteria.||Completes all of the requirements in the WC that accurately reflects the criteria.|
(Clarity, variety, and impact of language)
|Simple, repetitive language; may misuse terms.||Language is simple and often vague.||Language is clear; some variety and description.||Language is clear and varied; some precise, expressive, or figurative language.|
(spelling, punctuation, grammar)
|Frequent errors interfere with meaning.||Some noticeable errors; these may cause the reader to hesitate or reread parts to confirm meaning.||Few errors; these do not interfere with meaning.||Sense of control; few errors; these are usually the result of taking risks to use complex language and structure.|
|The robot is not designed to adapt to its extreme environment.
Parts of the Robot are not labelled.
The Robot is not outlined with felt pen/not coloured/ not detailed.
|The robot is somewhat designed to adapt to its extreme environment.
Some parts of the Robot are labelled.
The Robot is somewhat outlined with felt pen, coloured and detailed.
|The robot is designed to adapt to its extreme environment.
All parts of the Robot are labelled.
The Robot is outlined with felt pen, coloured and detailed.
|The robot is designed in a creative and imaginative way that also adapts to its extreme environment.
All parts of the Robot are labelled accurately.
The Robot is outlined with felt pen, coloured neatly and detailed creatively.