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"A Place Apart": The Story Behind the Image of Maine
Grading Rubric 3: A Visual History of the Image of Maine - Exhibit and Essay


An A exhibit will:
  • Include 7-10 different graphics (drawings, paintings, photographs) that reflect the image of Maine as it has developed and changed throughout history.
  • Have a catchy and appropriate title.
  • Be beautifully presented on posterboard, and well-labeled.
An A essay will:
  • Include a thorough explanation of each of the graphics included in the student's exhibit.
  • Demonstrate an excellent understanding of how the image of Maine as "a place apart" has affected Maine's economy, history, and identity.
  • Be 3-4 pages typed and double-spaced, including very few grammatical errors.
A B exhibit will:
  • Include 7-10 different graphics (drawings, paintings, photographs) that reflect the image of Maine as it has developed and changed throughout history.
  • Have an appropriate title.
  • Be nicely presented on posterboard, and well-labeled.
An B essay will:
  • Include an explanation of each of the graphics included in the student's exhibit.
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of how the image of Maine as "a place apart" has affected Maine's economy, history, and identity.
  • Be 3-4 pages typed and double-spaced.
A C exhibit will:
  • Include 5-7 different graphics (drawings, paintings, photographs) that reflect the image of Maine as it has developed and changed throughout history.
  • Have a title.
  • Be presented on posterboard.
  • Show a solid effort.
An C essay will:
  • Include an explanation of only some the images included in the student's exhibit.
  • Show a poor understanding of how the image of Maine as "a place apart" has affected Maine's economy, history, and identity.
  • Be 2-3 pages typed and double-spaced.
  • Show a solid effort.
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