Name: _______________

Period: ______________

Mr Kelsey

World History II

Date: ________________

Online Discussion Rubric

Delivery of Post

Unitizes poor spelling and grammar in most posts; posts appear “hasty”

Errors in spelling and grammar evidenced in several posts

Few grammatical

or spelling errors

are noted in posts

Consistently uses grammatically correct posts with rare misspellings

Quality of Ideas

Includes unsubstantiated opinions

Includes few specific facts. Displays minimal or basic understanding and recognition of historical significance, chronology, and causality

Includes specific facts, and in some instances displays recognition of historical significance, chronology, and causality

References numerous and specific facts while consistently displaying thorough and perceptive recognition of historical significance, chronology, and causality

Participation in Topic

Responds to fewer than two questions

Responds to two questions

Responds to at least two questions and comments on the posts of one other student

Responds to at least two questions and comments on the posts of two other students