Transcript of "The Odyssey Tabloid Project Rubric"
The Odyssey Tabloid Project Rubric
Directions: Students will pick one of the challenges Odysseus faces on his journey home.
Students will then write a tabloid article about the event. This article should include all the
exaggerations and obscure sources that a tabloid article would. Students will then create the
tabloid article in Microsoft Publisher. They will include headlines, dateline, by-line, and pictures
in their article. The following shows how you will be graded:
Article is at least one full page (worth 25 points) _____/25
Article is based on an event within The Odyssey (worth 15 points) _____/15
Article is free from errors, both grammatical and spelling (worth 25 points) _____/25
Article shows creativity, use of art and color (worth 10 points) _____/10
Rough draft (worth 25 points) _____/
Total points earned/Total points available _____/100