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Researching Agatha Christie author of And Then There

Were None
Directions: Over the next two days you will apply your
understanding of plagiarism, paraphrasing, and citation to create
a mini presentation on Agatha Christie. As you complete the
research component and presentation component, be sure to
include the following:

Image of the author


When and where they were born.
Other professional interests besides writing.
Family: Siblings? Parents? Husband? Children?
What kind of writing is the author most known for?
What are other titles written by the author?

Research Component: Research our author, Agatha Christie using


the creditable internet sources. Before using the information
found within your source, evaluate your sources to ensure it is
creditable. If the so, take notes for your presentation and cite the
source using Noodletools.
Presentation Component: Using your notes that you gathered
while researching, create a mini presentation on Agatha Christie
using a presentation tool of your choice (PowerPoint, Sway,
Emaze, Glogster, etc). At the end of your presentation, be sure to
include your final works cited page created using Noodletools!

Rubric
Category
Content

Less than 60%


of the required
content was
present. Title,
author and
number of
pages is
included.

Less than
80% of the
required
content was
present.
Title, author
and number
of pages is
included.
Graphics go
with the
text, but
there are too
few/many to
reflect the
subject.
There are
fewer than 4
errors in
punctuation
and spelling.
Product is
minimally
completed
with some
creative
aspects.

More than
80% of the
required
content was
present.
Title, author
and number
of pages is
included.
Graphics go
well with
content,
attractively
placed.

More than
95% of the
required
content was
present.
Title, author
and number
of pages is
included.
Graphics go
well with the
text. Graphic
and text
complement
one another.

There are
fewer than 2
errors in
punctuation
and spelling
Product is
both well
organized
and
attractive.
There are
one or two
aspects that
needed
more work.

There are no
errors in
punctuation
and spelling.

Presentation
contains a
works cited
but does not
include all
resources
used.

Presentation
contains a
works cited
with all
resources
used, but is
not
formatted
correctly.

Graphic/Pictures/illustrati
ons
& artistry

Graphics are
randomly
chosen and do
not appear to
support the
content.

Mechanics

There are
more than 6
errors in
punctuation
and spelling.
Product is not
well organized,
detracts from
the ability to
understand
material.

Attractiveness and
Organization

MLA Citation

Presentation
contains cited
sources, but
does not
include a work
cited.

Product is
attractive
and well
organized
with all the
required
information.
Much time
and effort
was
obviously
spent on
product.
Presentation
contains a
works cited
with all
resources
used and is
formatted
correctly.