Scoring Rubric:

“Singin’ in the Rain”

 

Make certain that your response is typed, double spaced, and that it includes your name and block.  You may use your notes, and other supportive materials in order to complete this test (for example you could visit Twyman’s review of “Singin’ in the Rain” which can be found at http://www.twyman-whitney.com/film/lecture/singinintherain.html).  You may have someone proof read your paper; you may not have someone write it for you.

 

The Challenge: Define a production number and give at least four examples of production numbers from “Singing in the Rain.” After discussing (describing the number and its’ participants) the number, explain what style the number was performed in, whom the style was named for (if applicable), and what this style is typically characterized by.

 

 

A/B

C/D

F

Definition of Musicals

The definition of musical numbers was inspired.

The definition of musical numbers was understandable.

No definition of production numbers or a definition that was difficult to understand.

List of Production Numbers

All of the production numbers were listed and described.

Only two to three of the production numbers were listed and described.

0 – 1 Production numbers were listed and described.

Style of Production Number

All of the production numbers were accurately identified and defined.

Only two to three of the production numbers were accurately identified and defined.

The style of 0 – 1 production numbers was accurately identified and defined.

Performers

All of the performers were accurately matched with the appropriate production number(s).

Only two to three of performers were accurately matched with the appropriate production number(s).

One or fewer performers were accurately matched with the appropriate production number(s).

Mechanics

Virtually no mechanical errors.  Roger Ebert would be proud!

Very few grammatical errors or problems with sentence structure occurred.  No spelling errors occurred (this includes the spelling of proper names).

Several grammatical errors and or problems with sentence structure occurred.  Several spelling errors occurred (this includes the spelling of proper names).