EVALUATION As stated in the Portfolio Assignment, your portfolio is a collection of your work that reflects a higher level of thinking and understanding of many of the key learnings of the course. It is an opportunity for you to explore and learn more about areas of passion and interest in this course. The collection of work will focus on the following areas of study in Exercise Science:
For this project you must create a 12 page magazine containing information pertaining to your chosen areas of study from Exercise Science. The front cover, table of contents and back cover may be included as part of the 12 pages.
Your magazine must include:
◦ Cover Page
◦ Table of Contents
◦ At least 8 pages of the magazine must be articles personally researched and written on your own.
◦ Back Cover
◦ The rest of the space should contain other info that demonstrates your knowledge and understanding of the course. This can include smoothie recipe’s, advertisements, etc.
SPECIFIC EXPECTATIONS 1. You must write a one page article which demonstrates your understanding from each unit we studied in Exercise Science. They include:
Unit 1: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Unit 4: The Evolution of Physical Activity and Sport
Unit 5: Social Issues in Physical Activity and Sport
2. Research a career you are considering which requires skills you have learned in this class. Use this information to create a one page article for your magazine.
3. Motor Learning and Skills Development
Case study of your experience in working with youth and athletic movements. Refer to the research you acquire from your workbook and the time you spend with a young student.
4. Research and create an article discussing an injury and injury common to people in our society.
ALL ARTICLES MUST FOLLOW THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINE:
◦ all magazines must be typed.
◦ font must be no larger than size 12.
◦ margins must be 1.5 left, 1 right, 1 bottom, 1 top
◦ your page layout must reflect a professional image and can contain small photos or diagrams complete with a caption.
◦ articles must have between 500 – 800 words.
◦ spacing must be set to 1.5
Each article must demonstrate your level of understanding pertaining to the topic being discussed. Your approach to the article may be in the format of any type of essay (persuasive, editorial, etc). Below is the rubric used for evaluation.
First paragraph is catchy. Thesis is evident and point to be argued well stated.
First paragraph has a weak "grabber." Thesis is mixed among many sentences and hard to piece together.
A catchy beginning was attempted but was confusing rather than catchy. Thesis is not entirely apparent although topic is evident.
No attempt was made to catch the reader's attention in the first paragraph. Thesis is not apparent nor is the topic of the essay.