Hướng dẫn viết luận và thuyết trình cuộc thi COOL Contest 2017


Category

Exceeds Standard     –  4pts

Meets Standard  – 3pts

No

   Nearly Meets Standard – 2pts

    Does Not Meet Standard – 1pts

None – 0pt 

Title Page

Title

Your essay title, Name,

Grade,  Phone number, email, School ID, and Word count 

 

 

 

 

Introduction

The introduction is engaging, states the main topic and previews the structure of the paper.

The introduction states the main topic and previews the structure of the paper.

The introduction states the main topic but does not adequately preview the structure of the paper.

There is no clear introduction or main topic and the structure of the paper is missing.

Absent, no evidence

Body

Each paragraph has thoughtful supporting detail sentences that develop the main idea.

Each paragraph has sufficient supporting detail sentences that develop the main idea.

Each paragraph lacks supporting detail sentences.

Each paragraph fails to develop the main idea.

Not applicable

Organization-

Structural

Development of the Idea

Writer demonstrates logical and subtle sequencing of ideas through well-developed paragraphs; transitions are used to enhance organization.

Paragraph development present but not perfected.

Logical organization; organization of ideas not fully developed.

No evidence of structure or organization.

Not applicable

Conclusion

The conclusion is engaging and restates the thesis.

The conclusion restates the thesis.

The conclusion does not adequately restate the thesis. 

Incomplete and/or unfocused.

Absent

Mechanics

No errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling.

Almost no errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling.

Many errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling.

Numerous and distracting errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling.  

Not applicable

Usage

No errors sentence structure and word usage.

Almost no errors in sentence structure and word usage.

Many errors in sentence structure and word usage.

Numerous and distracting errors in sentence structure and word usage.

Not applicable

Citation

All cited works, both text and visual, are done in the correct format with no errors.

Some cited works, both text and visual, are done in the correct format.

Inconsistencies evident.

Few cited works, both text and visual, are done in the correct format. 

Absent

Not applicable

Bibliography

Done in the correct format with no errors.

 

Done in the correct format with few errors.

Done in the correct format with some errors.

Done in the correct format with many errors.

Absent or the only sites are internet sites.

Oral Presentation         

Select the box which most describes student performance. Alternatively you can “split the indicators” by using the check boxes before each indicator to evaluate each item individually.

 

Exceeds Standard

Meets Standard

Nearly Meets Standards

Does Not Meet Standard

Language Use and Delivery The student communicates  ideas effectively

♦ Effectively uses eye contact.

♦ Speaks clearly, effectively and confidently using suitable volume and pace.

♦ Fully engages the audience.

♦ Dresses appropriately,

♦ Selects rich and varied words for context and uses correct grammar.

♦ Maintains eye contact.

♦ Speaks clearly and uses suitable volume and pace.

 Takes steps to engage the audience.

♦ Dresses appropriately.

♦ Selects words appropriate for context and uses correct grammar.

♦    Some eye contact, but not maintained.

♦    Speaks clearly and unclearly in different portions.

♦    Occasionally engages audience. q Dresses inappropriately.

♦    Selects words inappropriate for context; uses incorrect grammar.

♦     Uses eye contact ineffectively.

♦     Fails to speak clearly and audibly and uses unsuitable pace.

♦    Does not engage audience.

♦    Dresses inappropriately. q Selects words inappropriate for context; uses incorrect grammar.

Organization and

Preparation The student exhibits logical organization.

♦ Introduces the topic clearly and creatively.

♦ Maintains clear focus on the topic. q Effectively includes smooth transitions to connect key points

♦ Ends with logical, effective and relevant conclusion.

♦ Introduces the topic clearly.

♦ Maintains focus on the topic.

♦ Include transitions to connect key points.

♦ Ends with coherent conclusion based on evidence.

♦ Introduces the topic.

♦ Somewhat maintains focus on the topic.

♦ Includes some transitions to connect key points.

♦ Ends with a conclusion based on evidence.

♦   Does not clearly introduce the topic.

♦   Does not establish or maintain focus on the topic.

♦   Uses ineffective transitions that rarely connect points.

♦   Ends without a conclusion.

Content

The student explains the process and findings of the project and the resulting learning.

♦   Clearly defines the topic or thesis and its significance.

♦   Supports the thesis and key findings with an analysis of relevant and accurate evidence

♦   Provides evidence of extensive and valid research with multiple and varied sources

♦   Provides evidence of complex problem solving and learning stretch.

♦   Combines and evaluates existing ideas to form new insights.

♦ Clearly defines the topic or thesis.

♦ Supports the thesis and key findings with evidence.

♦ Presents evidence of valid research with multiple sources.

♦ Provides evidence of problem solving and learning stretch.

♦ Combines existing ideas to form new insights.

 

♦ Defines the topic or thesis.

♦ Supports the thesis with evidence.

♦ Presents evidence of research with sources.

♦ Provides some evidence of problem solving and learning stretch.

♦ Combines existing ideas.

 

♦ Does not clearly define the topic or thesis.

♦ Does not support the thesis with evidence.

♦ Presents little or no evidence of valid research.

♦ Shows little evidence of problem solving and learning stretch.

♦ Shows little evidence of the combination of ideas.

 

Questions and

Answers

 

Demonstrates extensive knowledge

of the topic by responding confidently, precisely and appropriately to all audience questions and feedback.

Demonstrates knowledge of the topic by responding accurately and appropriately to questions and feedback. 

Demonstrates some knowledge of the topic by responding accurately and appropriately to questions and feedback.

Demonstrates incomplete knowledge of the topic by responding inaccurately and inappropriately to questions and feedback.