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Rubric for Radio Days

 

Exemplary 4

Accomplished 3

Developing 2

Beginning 1

Sound Effects

Sound effects are very realistic, are an essential part of the play, and make a major contribution to the overall quality of the play.

Sound effects are somewhat realistic, are an important part of the play, and make some contribution to the overall quality of the play.

Some sound effects are used but are not an important part of the play. They may be recognizable. They contribute very little to the overall quality of the play.

Little to no sound effects are used. The do not contribute to the overall quality of the play. They are not recognizable.

Script

Story line has a definite plot with a well-defined beginning, middle, and end.

Characters are fully integrated into the story. The plot holds the attention of the audience throughout the play.

Story line has an identifiable plot with a recognizable beginning, middle, and end. Characters are somewhat integrated into the story. The plot holds the attention of the audience most of the time.

The plot of the story line was attempted but the beginning, middle, and end were not consistently recognizable. Characters are integrated very little into the story. The plot holds the attention of the audience some of the time.

The plot of the story line is not easily identified. Integration of characters into the story is not present. The plot does not hold the attention of the audience.

Commercials

Commercials are about a new product, are highly creative, and sound like real radio advertisements. At least three commercials were included in the script.

Commercials are about a new product, contain some elements of creativity, and are recognizable as radio advertisements.

At least three commercials were included in the script.

Commercials are about a new product, but creativity needs more development. At least two commercials were included in the script.

Commercials are about an existing product. Very little original thought was included in the commercials. At least one commercial was included in the script.

Radio Play

Performance

Play was very entertaining and held the attention of the audience throughout the performance. Few to no errors were made in the performance of the script. Sound effects were well integrated. Transitions between segments were smooth.

Play was entertaining and held the attention of the audience during most of the performance. Some minor errors were made in the performance of the script. Sound effects were somewhat integrated. Transitions between segments had little hesitation.

Play was moderately entertaining and held the attention of the audience during some of the performance. Some major errors were made in the performance of the script. Integration of sound effects was attempted but did not always achieve success. Transitions between segments were choppy.

Play was not very entertaining and did not hold the attention of the audience during the performance. Many major errors were made in the performance of the script. Integration of sound effects was poor. Transitions between segments were poor.

Timeline

Timeline was presented in a manner that was different from a traditional timeline (high creativity). All elements on the timeline were historically accurate. The time period from 1930 - 1945 was covered thoroughly.

Timeline was presented in a manner that was different from a traditional timeline (moderate creativity). All elements on the timeline were historically accurate. The time period from 1930 - 1945 was relatively complete.

Timeline was presented in a traditional manner. Most of the elements on the timeline were historically accurate.

The time period from 1930 - 1945 was covered in a basic manner.

Timeline was presented in a traditional manner with little to no elements of creativity added. Some of the elements on the timeline were historically accurate. The time period from 1930-1945 was not covered thoroughly.

 

Individual Grade _____/4 = _____ % /2 = _____/50

 

Group Grade

Radio Play Performance _____ /4

Timeline _____ /4

_____ /8 = _____% /2 = _____/50

Final Grade

Individual Grade _____/50

Group Grade _____/50

Total _____/100