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    One Current Event due with each Unit of study.  CE's will vary in product form.  
     
    Science Current Event Rubric



    Category

    Below Basic- 1pt

    Basic- 2 pts

    Proficient- 3 pts

    Advanced- 4pts

    Summary

    Overview paragraph of the article that summarizes main points.


    5-7 sentences

    Summary:

    -Main idea is not clear, random collection of information.

    -Academic vocabulary not used

    -Text Evidence is absent or inaccurate

    -Conventions are distracting to the reader.

    Summary:

    -Main idea is somewhat clear.

    -Academic vocabulary is not used to support

    -Text Evidence partially supported details relevant to text.

    -Conventions have issues but not distracting.

    Summary:

    -Main idea is clear and well-focused and stands out.

    -Academic vocabulary is used correctly and enhances the main idea

    -Text Evidence 3 supporting details enhance the main idea

    -Conventions (grammar)  are at academic level.

    Summary:

    -Main idea is clear and well-focused and stands out.

    -Academic vocabulary is used correctly and enhances the main idea

    -Text Evidence 4+ supporting details enhance the main idea

    -Conventions are above academic level.

    Relative

    Paragraph that explains how the article will impact their life, other’s life, relates to our classwork and/or science. Also include your
    thoughts/what you learned about the topic.

     

     

     

    5-7 sentences

    Relative:

    -Main idea is not clear, random collection of information.

    -Academic vocabulary not used

    -Text Evidence is absent or inaccurate

    -Conventions are distracting to the reader.

    Relative:

    -Main idea is somewhat clear.

    -Academic vocabulary is not used to support

    -Text Evidence partially supported details relevant to text.

    -Conventions have issues but not distracting.

    Relative:

    -Main idea is clear but supporting evidence is general.

    -Academic vocabulary is used correctly.

    -Text Evidence 3 supporting details

    -Conventions (grammar) are at academic level.

    Relative:

    -Main idea is clear and well-focused and stands out.

    -Academic vocabulary is used correctly and enhances the main idea

    -Text Evidence 4+ supporting details enhance the main idea

    -Conventions are above academic level.

       

    Technology used to submit and or type. 1pt

    MLA Format is used to cite source. 1pt

    TOTAL POINTS

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