Geology

Rubric for grading of field reports

 

Name: _____________________________

Field Trip __________________________

 

I. Field Notes (25 pts.) __________

        date, location, site name or number

        accurate descriptions of rocks/geologic materials

        degree of comprehension of landscape/site geology

        outcrop sketches

 

II. Format (40 pts.) __________

        neatness, clarity

        introduction, purpose of trip and significance of the site geology

        site location

        site descriptions

        summary/conclusions

        referencing

        graphics/figures; map, sketches, photos

 

III. Grammar & Spelling (25 pts.) __________

        sentence structure

        word usage

        terminology

        spelling

 

IV. Attendance & Participation (10)

 

Total Score __________ (out of 100)

 

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(Normalized and revised, May 30, 2009)