Teaching Italian in a Nutshell
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Rubric from RubiStar
Here is an example of using a rubric meant for elementary school adapted for an Italian story telling project.


Story Telling : Reading a Picture Book in Italian


    Teacher Name: Ms. Franceschi


    Student Name:     ________________________________________

CATEGORY
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Vocabulary
Uses a varied vocabulary appropriate for the audience, and also successfully tries to enlarge the audience's vocabulary.
Uses a varied vocabulary that is appropriate for the audience.
Uses a varied vocabulary that is occasionally a little to simple or a little too hard for the audience.
The vocabulary was not varied OR was routinely inappropriate for the intended audience.
Accuracy of Retelling A Story
The storyteller includes all major points and several details of the story s/he is retelling.
The storyteller includes all major points and 1-2 details of the story s/he is retelling.
The storyteller includes all major points of the story s/he is retelling.
The storyteller forgets major points of the story s/he is retelling.
Connections/Transitions
Connections between events, ideas, and feelings in the story are creative, clearly expressed and appropriate.
Connections between events, ideas, and feelings in the story are clearly expressed and appropriate.
Connections between events, ideas, and feelings in the story are sometimes hard to figure out. More detail or better transitions are needed.
The story seems very disconnected and it is very difficult to figure out the story.
Voice
Always speaks loudly, slowly and clearly. Is easily understood by all audience members all the time
Usually speaks loudly, slowly and clearly. Is easily understood by all audience members almost all the time.
Usually speaks loudly and clearly. Speaks so fast sometimes that audience has trouble understanding.
Speaks too softly or mumbles. The audience often has trouble understanding.
Grammar
Grammar is almost flawless. The imperfetto and passato prossimo are used correctly. All other grammar we have covered is used correctly.
Grammar is pretty darn good. The imperfetto and passato prossimo are mostly used correctly. All other grammar we have covered is mostly used correctly.
Grammar is starting to need some help. The imperfetto and passato prossimo are not always used correctly. All other grammar we have covered is not always used correctly.
Mamma mia! Your grammar needs some help. The imperfetto and passato prossimo are not used correctly. All other grammar we have covered is not used correctly.