Show and Tell

Show and Tell: Levels II, III
Present an object in 2-3 minutes. The object may not be hazardous or a live animal. The presentation should be from memory or could also be impromptu. Notes are not allowed. Students are responsible for the safekeeping of their objects.

Rubric (levels I & II)

Distinguished – 4 points Superior – 3 points Excellent – 2 points Good – 1 point
Content The student’s presentation of the object is thorough and interesting; they describe the object in depth. The student describes the object and why it’s important to them or why they’re presenting it. The student’s description of the object is mostly good, though perhaps lacks some detail. The student’s description of the object is short and lacks detail.
Fluency The student’s German flows smoothly; he or she speaks in paragraph form. The student uses full sentences to describe the object, including several complex sentences (using conjunctions, etc.). Their German flows with 1 – 2 hesitations. The student uses mostly full sentences to describe their object. Their German generally flows, though with several hesitations. The student speaks in halting German, using incomplete sentences.
Accuracy The student uses flawless grammar and has a wide variety of vocabulary. The student uses correct grammar (including sentence structure, conjugations, etc.) and varied vocabulary appropriate for a second year German student. The student uses mostly correct grammar (some errors in sentence structure, conjugations, etc.) and somewhat varied vocabulary. The student consistently makes grammatical mistakes and uses inaccurate or unvaried vocabulary.

 

Rubric (Level III)

Distinguished – 4 points Superior – 3 points Excellent – 2 points Good – 1 point
Content The student’s presentation of the object is thorough and interesting; they describe the object in depth. The student describes the object and why it’s important to them or why they’re presenting it. The student speaks in paragraph form. The student’s description of the object is mostly good, though perhaps lacks some detail. The student’s description of the object is short and lacks detail.
Fluency The student’s German flows smoothly, using several more complex German sentence structures (relative clauses, etc.). The student uses full sentences to describe the object (including complex sentences–sentences with conjunctions, etc.). Their German flows with 1 – 2 hesitations. The student uses mostly full sentences to describe their object. Their German generally flows, though with several hesitations. The student speaks in halting German, using incomplete sentences.
Accuracy The student uses flawless grammar and has a wide variety of vocabulary. The student uses correct grammar (including sentence structure, conjugations, etc.) and varied vocabulary, appropriate for a third year German student. The student uses mostly correct grammar (some errors in sentence structure, conjugations, etc.) and somewhat varied vocabulary. The student consistently makes grammatical mistakes and uses inaccurate or unvaried vocabulary.