Yearbook Course Evaluation

Midterm:
  1. Photography
    1. Coverage: Quantity & Scope of Photography
    2. Skill: Quality of Photography
  2. Journalism
    1. Depth & Scope of Fact Finding
    2. Written Communication - Story, Caption, Headlines
  3. Page Management and Production
    1. Completion of tasks - Proper fiels, filenames, structure, assembly
    2. Proofing and Perfection of tasks
    3. Ability to meet deadlines
  4. Project Contribution
    1. Creative (brainstorming sheets)
    2. Planning
    3. Advertising & Book Sales



Criteria
Exemplary
Competent
Fair
Poor
Knowledge & Understanding 10%
"Knowing the Rules"
ie. Quizzes, resolutions, cropping, page production
The student has acquired and demonstrated knowledge and understanding relevant to the project that goes beyond what is expected in the course
The student has acquired and demonstrated almost all knowledge and understanding relevant to the project
The student has acquired and demonstrated some knowledge and understanding relevant to the project
The student has acquired and demonstrated little knowledge and understanding relevant to the project
Thinking & Inquiry 15%
"Problem Solving"
ie. Article and Photo quality, headlines, Captions & Lead-Ins
The student has demonstrated exceptional creative and critical thinking skills
The student has demonstrated good creative and critical thinking skills
The student has demonstrated fair creative and critical thinking skills
The student has demonstrated little creative and critical thinking skills
Communication 10%
"Networking"
ie. Use of the Wiki, Calendar, Email and Google Documents
The student has demonstrated exceptional skills organizing and documenting their work using the communication tools available in the class. They communicate with outstanding clarity and effectiveness with their classmates and the rest of the school.
The student has demonstrated competent ability to communicate effectively with classmates and the rest of the school
The student has demonstrated limited ability to communicate effectively with classmates and the rest of the school
The student has demonstrated little ability to communicate effectively with classmates and the rest of the school
Application
35%
"Producing Pages"
ie. Completing Assignments, Meeting Deadlines, Meeting Technical standards
The student has produced work of exemplary caliber, on or before deadline, and free of any errors
The student has produced work that competently satisfies the needs of the yearbook on or before deadline
The student is able to produce work that satisfies some, but not all of the required standards, including meeting the deadlines
The student is able to produce satisfactory work only with extended time and technical corrections

  • Knowledge Understanding 10%
    • Subject-specific content acquired in each course (knowledge), and the comprehension of its meaning and significance (understanding)
    • Understanding of key terms
    • Understanding of content
  • Thinking and Inquiry 15%
    • Use of processing skills, use of critical/creative thinking processes
    • The use of critical and creative thinking and inquiry skills and/or processes
  • Communication 10%
    • The conveying of meaning through various forms
    • Use of conventions, vocabulary,and terminology of the discipline in oral, visual, and written forms, including media forms
  • Application 35%
    • Application and transfer of knowledge and skills ( concepts of law and the judicial systems)
    • The use of knowledge and skills to make connections within and between various contexts
  • Summative 30%




EVALUATION - Grade12:
  • Quizzes, Assignments & Tests (10%)
  • Project Contribution (10%)
    • Business
    • Planning
    • Editing
  • Page Projects (70%) Approximately 4-6 Double Pages will be assigned marks based on
    • Photography
    • Journalistic Merit & Writing
    • Technical Integrity
  • Summative Project (10%)
EVALUATION - Grade11:
  • Quizzes, Assignments & Tests (20%)
  • Project Contribution (20%)
    • Business
    • Planning
    • Editing
  • Page Projects (30%) Approximately 1-2 Double Pages will be assigned marks based on
    • Photography
    • Journalistic Merit & Writing
    • Technical Integrity
  • Summative Project (30%)