Students will be assessed based on how well they met the state goals and standards, for which a rubric will be used. Students will also receive 5 participation points for work done in class once they submit survey to .

State Goal and Standards:
STATE GOAL 5: Use the language arts to acquire, assess and communicate information.
A. Locate, organize, and use infor­ma­tion from various sources to answer questions, solve problems and communicate ideas.

5.A.3a Identify appropriate resources to solve problems or answer questions through research.
5.A.3b Design a project related to con­temporary issues (e.g., real-world math, career development, community service) using multiple sources
C. Apply acquired information, concepts and ideas to communicate in a variety of formats.

5.C.3a Plan, compose, edit and revise docu­ments that synthesize new meaning gleaned from multiple sources.
5.C.3b Prepare and orally present original work (e.g., poems, monologues, reports, plays, stories) supported by research

Students will be graded on their research and work based on their poster and information provided during presentation. This rubric will be used to score each student.