T.E303

Dramatic Action from Real Life

Dramatic Action from Real Life

Students will perform short scenes based on current news stories. The stories will be assigned to a specific group. The students will develop and perform the scene, and then each student will complete three reflection questions. The performances will be video recorded for later scoring.

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These are analytic rubrics. The column on the left shows the dimension that is being measured in the student’s performance. The levels across the top row indicate the performance level in the dimensions. Occasionally all dimensions and performance levels are exemplified by multiple students in a single recording.

TEACHER SCORING RUBRIC–PERFORMANCE

  • Dimension
  • Performance Length

  • Performance Illustrated the Story

  • Student Dialogue Understandable

  • Student Dialogue Believable and Appropriate

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • The performance was less than one minute.

    N/A at this time.
  • The performance was between one and two minutes.

    N/A at this time.
  • The performance was more than four minutes.

    N/A at this time.
  • The performance was between two and four minutes.

    N/A at this time.
  • The performance appeared to be unrelated to the story.

    N/A at this time.
  • The performance illustrated only part of the entire story.

    N/A at this time.
  • The performance mostly illustrated the entire story.

    N/A at this time.
  • The performance clearly illustrated the entire story.

    N/A at this time.
  • The student could not be understood.

    N/A at this time.
  • Some of the student’s dialogue was not understandable.

    N/A at this time.
  • Most dialogue of the student was understandable

    N/A at this time.
  • The student’s dialogue was completely understandable.

    N/A at this time.
  • The dialogue was neither believable nor appropriate for the story.

    N/A at this time.
  • Some dialogue was not focused on the story line.

    N/A at this time.
  • Most of the dialogue was focused and appropriate for the story line.

    N/A at this time.
  • The dialogue was believable and appropriate for the story line.

    N/A at this time.

TEACHER SCORING RUBRIC–REFLECTION

  • Dimension
  • Thoughts and Evidence about “Doing the Story Justice”

  • Reflection on Difficulties Encountered

  • Reflection on Possible Changes or Modifications

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • No thoughts and no evidence were presented.

    N/A at this time.
  • Some ideas and examples were presented.

    N/A at this time.
  • A competent response was presented.

    N/A at this time.
  • A thoughtful and incisive response was presented.

    N/A at this time.
  • Little or no response

    N/A at this time.
  • Superficial response

    N/A at this time.
  • Competently presented response

    N/A at this time.
  • Thoughtful and incisive response

    N/A at this time.
  • No ideas were proposed.

    N/A at this time.
  • A few sketchy ideas were proposed.

    N/A at this time.
  • Good suggestions were proposed.

    N/A at this time.
  • Many excellent and thoughtful ideas were proposed.

    N/A at this time.
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