• Medieval Europe - Shields

    Due: Friday 5/1

    Medieval Shield Project

    Medieval Knights used a shield for protection. Many of these shields were very ornate and depicted symbols, which were important to the knight. Design a shield that depicts items valuable and meaningful to you.

     

    YOUR SHIELD MUST INCLUDE:

    • Your last name must be creatively displayed in the center of the shield.
    • Four symbols or pictures that display something meaningful to you and your family.
    • On the reverse side, you must have a paragraph written that describes why you chose all of the symbols and designs for your shield.
    • Include a motto on the back of your shield.
    • Must be within 12-20 inches in length.

     

    MATERIALS:

    • Cardboard
    • Construction paper
    • Foil
    • Paint
    • Markers
    • Glue
    • Tape
    • Scissors
    • Popsicle sticks

     

    Be creative and have fun with the project!

     

     Medieval Shield Project Rubric

    Criterion D: Thinking Critically

    Maximum: 8

    1. analyze concepts, issues, models, visual representation and/or theories

     

    Achievement Level

    Level Descriptor

    Task Specific Descriptor

    0

    The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors below.

     

    1–2

    The student:

    1. identifies the main points of ideas, events, visual representation or argument to a limited extent.

     

    Ø  The project is bare minimum with the least amount of detail.

    Ø  Paragraph is poorly written and few or no details are given to describe the shield.

    3–4

    The student:

    1. identifies some main points of ideas, events, visual representation or arguments.

     

    Ø  The project has some detail, but lacks creativity.

    Ø  Paragraph is not well written and not all of the symbols are described.

    5–6

    The student:

    1. identifies the main points of ideas, events, visual representation or arguments.

     

    Ø  The project has detail, but may be lacking some creativity.

    Ø  Paragraph describes the shield using minimum requirements.

    7-8

          The student:

    1. identifies in detail the main points of ideas, visual representation or argument.

     

    Ø  The project is very detailed and shows the hard work, creativity and understanding put into it.

    Ø  Paragraph is well written and clearly describes your choices in design.