FACT SHEET ASSIGNMENT
Develop a fact sheet (Using the template provided) on one of the “Sexually Transmitted Disease”
The purpose of a fact sheet is to provide readers with a one to two pages overview of a program, issue, disease or other topic of importance
• Use at 10-14point font
• The page should begin with the “ Disease Fact Sheet,” followed by a very brief headline that explains the subject of the page.
• Use bullets when you can
• Use bolding, text boxes, and graphics to emphasize important points
• Simple graphs and charts can give the reader the information with just a glance. Pie charts are the easiest to understand
• Give references for more information – in electronic communications you can offer links
Fact Sheet Template
[Title] Fact Sheet
A one paragraph overview of the topic; Include the most important or compelling description—this section hooks the reader.
A brief description/details about the condition/disease, symptoms, treatment, how many people yearly acquire the illness/condition, and usual outcome.
For More Information/Resources
Tell readers how to learn more or who to contact for further information, registration, or other important contact information
Your information: Full name
Fact sheet Rubric
CATEGORY 4 3 2 1
Attractiveness max: (20points) Exceptionally attractive in terms of design, layout, and neatness. Attractive in terms of design, layout and neatness. Acceptably attractive though it may be a bit messy. Distractingly messy or very poorly designed.
Content discusses one of the diseases (20 points Content is both accurate and complete Content is unfinished but accurate Content on fact sheet is accurate but the point is unclear Content on fact sheet is inaccurate and incomplete
Spelling/Grammar (20 points) There are no spelling or grammatical mistakes on the fact sheet There is 1 spelling or grammatical mistake on the fact sheet. There are 2 spelling or grammatical mistakes on the fact sheet. There are more than 2 spelling or grammatical mistakes on the fact sheet.
Required Elements (40 pts)
Title, Overview, Program or event information, who is served, how to use, reference The fact sheet includes all required elements as well as additional information. All required elements are included on the fact sheet. All but 1 of the required elements are included on the fact sheet. Several required elements were missing from the fact sheet.