Power Point Presentation and Written Report
Due Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Tundra Taiga Temperate Deciduous Forest Temperate Grassland Tropical Grassland Desert Tropical rain forest
Biome Name: _____________
Biome presentation: Your group will present your biome to the class.
Biome Report: Write a paper on your biome that includes the following information.
Biome Project requirements:
- Map out world wide locations of your biome.
1a) what is the latitude your biome is located in.
1b) Create a map showing the world wide locations of your biome.
- Amount and types of precipitation
- Average temperature, extreme temperatures Lows / High
- Length of growing season
- Characteristic Plants; at least six
- Characteristic Animals; at least six
6a) what are two adaptations that allow each animal chosen to survive in this biome?
- Diagram a food web characteristic of your biome
- Include at least one graph
- Unique characteristics of your biome.
- Include a mosaic of pictures that depict your biome.
- 15 Slide minimum
- Three transitions
- Citations- include links to sources used
Use the Power point Rubric to help you plan your presentations
|Few slides and no overview of presentation||The slides are not in logical order & have incomplete information||The slides are in sequential order and are informative||The slides are in logical order, with important information, colors, fonts, & graphics indicated.|
|Subject Knowledge/Content||Subject knowledge is not evident. Information is confusing, incorrect, and flawed.||Some knowledge is evident, but some information is confusing and/or incorrect.||Knowledge is evident in much of the project. Most information is clear and correct.||Subject knowledge is evident throughout the project. All information is clear and correct.|
|Introduction/ Conclusion||There is no definite introduction or conclusion.||There is an introduction but no conclusion or visa versa||There is evidence of an introduction and a conclusion.||The introduction has a sharp focus, and the conclusion is effective.|
|Writing Mechanics||Many errors in spelling, grammar, sentence structure destroy content & major revision is needed||Spelling and grammar errors detract but content is understandable||The text is clearly written but a few spelling and/or grammar errors are noticeable||The text is clearly written with little or no errors to detract from content.|
|Layout||The layout is unstructured, confusing, and cluttered. Does not use space correctly. The text is very difficult to read||The layout shows some structure but the space is not used well, appearing cluttered or empty. Overall readability is difficult.||The layout uses most space appropriately. Most slides are easy to read.||The layout is pleasing to the eye, appropriate to the message, and uses space well. Fonts and point size are well chosen for easy readability.|
|Presentation||Spoken and visual presentation difficult to follow and understand. Little eye contact. Reads material from notes.||Spoken and visual presentation not well integrated. Some organization is evident. Some eye contact but much reading.||Integrates spoken and visual presentation. Organization apparent and appealing. Maintains balanced eye contact between audience and note cards.||Effectively integrates spoken and visual presentation. A high degree of organization, eye appeal, and effective delivery. Excellent eye contact and knowledge o subject. Does not refer to notes very much.|
Presentation scoring Rubric:
|Topics / Score|
|Presentation Organization||Well organized and thought out, all components present.||Show little or no organization, and / or missing 1-2 components.|
|Subject Knowledge||All group members demonstrate a solid knowledge base of their topic||Most group members demonstrate a solid knowledge base of their topic||Only 1 member seems to understand the topic.|
|Visuals||Visuals support the topic and point used in pres. Visuals are of high quality||Visuals don’t seem to fit and / or of moderate quality||Visuals don’t support topic and / or are low of quality|
|Presentation Skills||All group members showed solid presentation skills.||Most group members showed solid presentation skills||Group members show poor presentation skills.|
Total Score: _________________/ 80