Research Diagram Scoring Guide:

Comparing Communism, Socialism, Progressivism and Capitalism during the Progressive Era


(4) Four
Meets the criteria for a 3 and goes beyond, for example:
Diagram allows viewer to gain a deep understanding of each system as it was during the Progressive Era, and perhaps an understanding of each system as it exists today.
A middle section creatively and powerfully shows the relationship between all four systems.
(3) Three
Diagram, using words, symbols and pictures, presents a clear and accurate understanding of each philosophical/political system during the Progressive Era by addressing these components for each: 
Main values during Progressive Era.
Goals and accomplishments.
Kinds of people attracted to each.
A middle section clearly and accurately shows the overlapping and connecting ideas for all the systems.
(2) Two
Diagram gives a partial understanding of the four systems, although there may be some confusion, misrepresentation, or a failure to address each required component.
A middle section attempts to show the overlapping ideas of all four systems, but is somewhat inaccurate or incomplete.
(1) One
Diagram gives a false or drastically incomplete view of the four systems.
Middle section showing the overlapping ideas is missing, incomplete or inaccurate.

Organization & Design

(4) Four
Creative use of space and design enhances meaning and enables viewer to easily understand each system and its relationship to the other movements.
Layout is so carefully planned and completed that diagram could serve as a model. 
(3) Three
Use of space and design enhances meaning.
Layout promotes readability.
(2) Two
Diagram is difficult to read due to poor design and layout.
Layout might be so complicated, poorly explained or confusing that viewer struggles to gather meaning and make connections.
(1) One
Diagram appears as a jumbled mess.
Due to poor layout, viewer can gather little or no meaning.