Physical Map


Student Name:     ________________________________________


Score:       /24

 

 

CATEGORY

4

3

2

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Neatness and Choice of Color

Student always uses color appropriate for features (e.g. blue for water; black for labels, etc.) on map and accurately based on the directions in the People and Geography Everywhere directions.  All errors have been neatly corrected

Student usually uses color appropriate for features (e.g. blue for water; black for labels, etc.). and accurately based on the directions in the People and Geography Everywhere directions.  All errors have been neatly corrected

Student sometimes uses color appropriate for features (e.g. blue for water; black for labels, etc.)., but not accurately. Most errors have been neatly corrected

Student does not use color appropriately. Corrections have not been made

Spelling/Capitalization

95-100% of words on the map are spelled and capitalized correctly.

94-85% of the words on the map are spelled and capitalized correctly.

84-75% of the words on the map are spelled and capitalized correctly.

Less than 75% of the words on the map are spelled and/or capitalized correctly.

Labels - Accuracy

At least 90% of the items are labeled and located correctly.

80-89% of the items are labeled and located correctly.

79-70% of the items are labeled and located correctly.

Less than 70% of the items are labeled and located correctly.

Labels & Features - Neatness

90-100% of the labels/features can be read easily.

89-80% of the labels/features can be read easily.

79-70% of the labels/features can be read easily.

Less than 70% of the labels/features can be read easily.

Map Legend/Key

Legend is easy-to-find and contains a complete set of symbols, including a compass rose.

Legend contains a complete set of symbols, including a compass rose.

Legend contains an almost complete set of symbols, including a compass rose.

Legend is absent or lacks several symbols.

Title

Title tells the purpose/content of the map, is clearly distinguishable as the title (e.g. larger letters, underlined, etc), and is printed at the top of the map.

Title tells the purpose/content of the map and is printed at the top of the map.

Title tells the purpose/content of the map, but is not located at the top of the map.

Purpose/content of the map is not clear from the title.