SURVIVAL GUIDE TO 9th GRADE
Students : will be able to help others students by creating a survival guide for new 9th grade students
High School Survival Guide
You have now been in high school for several weeks and you want to share what you’ve learned about surviving high school.
You decide to make a brochure for all of the incoming Freshmen.

Your brochure must include the following:
  • How to take good notes
  • How to determine what a good study environment is
  • What study strategies you should use based on your learning style
  • How to plan, organize and prioritize
  • How to avoid the Principal’s office
  • How to get support/ provide support to avoid drop out
  • How to reduce stress/ feeling overwhelmed

Rubric :

Excellent
Acceptable
Needs Improvement
Required elements:
Brochure includes all of the necessary information
20- 16
Brochure includes some of the necessary information

15- 11
Brochure includes little or none of the necessary information

10-0
Pictures:
Colorful Pictures are used frequently and are relevant to the information displayed
5
Some pictures are used; some are relevant to information

32
Almost no pictures are included; they rarely are relevant

10
Creativity
Very creative

54
Somewhat creative

32
Not at all creative

10
Spelling
All words are spelled correctly
10-7
Most words are spelled correctly
6-4
Few or no words are spelled correctly
3-0