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3.7: RUBRIC FOR THE TAKE-HOME MID-TERM PORTFOLIO PROJECT DUE AFTER THE COMPLETION OF UNITS 1-3
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- Three Learning Styles
- Brain Dominance Theory
- Multiple Intelligences Theory
- World View and Self Efficacy
- Schedules and Scheduling
- Graphic Organizers and Study Cards
- Study Areas and Groups
- Comprehending College Level Reading
- Getting the Most out of Your Textbooks
- Pattern and Context Clues
- Close Reading for Literature
- Comprehending and Studying Math and Science
- Choose a different creative response for each Portfolio Project. You can also make your own proposal for a creative response and get permission from the instructor. NOTE: for any option involving a presentation or performance, be sure to check with me regarding time allotments if this is a class setting.
- Some options are more creative than others; some require specific skills, for example, #s 3 and 7. Others are more “academic,” for example, #19. Some require certain talents or hobby interests, for example, #s 5, 6, and 9.
- Write an infomercial of “Best All-Time Strategies for…(the subject of the Unit)” and present it to the class.
- Create a brochure.
- Create a power point presentation.
- Create a poster.
- Create a cartoon panel.
- Write a story.
- Invent a game.
- Create a tool kit of some sort with objects or descriptions of objects that would go inside of it.
- Write a song.
- Design a lesson plan for the class based on the Unit (for this, a little more time will be scheduled, but no more than, say, 10-15 minutes).
- Sculpt something that can illustrate key points from the Unit.
- Prepare a photography exhibit to illustrate key points.
- Collect quotes on the subject matter of this Unit and present them in some way (collage, power point…)
- Create bookmarks for each of the tips, strategies, and/or skills you feature.
- A short (3-5 minutes) YouTube presentation of helpful tips
- Write a short essay (about 400-500 words, or 1 1/2 typed, double-spaced pages. Be sure to include a creative title) on any of the following topics:
- Highly Effective Habits of a Successful… (whatever the Unit theme is–learner, note-taker, time-manager, test-taker, etc.)
- How NOT to.. (whatever the Unit theme is: learn successfully, take notes, manage time, take tests, etc.)
- Advice on (whatever the Unit theme is) for Incoming Freshmen
- What I Wish I Had Known Before I Started College and Why (cite at least 10 Unit strategies).
- Other… (make me an offer!)