ASAP Science and Technology Exemplars - Grades 1-8 - Grade 8: Wasting Water
RUBRIC FOR GRADE 8: WASTING WATER
 
  Criterion   Level 1   Level 2   Level 3   Level 4  
                     
 

Inquiry skills

  • demonstrates the required skills and strategies of inquiry (e.g., conducts research, questions assumptions, identifies cause – effect relationships, compiles information, reports to specific audiences)

 

Student:

  • applies few of the required skills and strategies
 

Student:

  • applies some of the required skills and strategies
 

Student:

  • applies many of the required skills and strategies
 

Student:

  • applies all, or almost all of the required skills and strategies
 
 
 
 
 

Communication of required knowledge

  • clarity and precision of work using a variety of media and forms of expression
  • use of appropriate science and technology terminology

 

Student:

  • communicates with little clarity or precision
  • rarely uses science and technology terms correctly and in context
 

Student:

  • communicates with some clarity or precision
  • sometimes uses science and technology terms correctly and in context
 

Student:

  • generally communicates with clarity and precision
  • frequently uses science and technology terms correctly and in context
 

Student:

  • consistently communicates with clarity and precision
  • always uses science and technology terms correctly and in context
 
 
 
 
 
 

Relating science and technology

  • evaluates the social, economic and environmental effects of human impact on the earth’s water systems

 

Student:

  • provides statements without informed analysis
 

Student:

  • gives partial judgments that demonstrate some analysis
 

Student:

  • gives judgments that demonstrate informed analysis
 

Student:

  • gives reasoned judgments that show thorough analysis
 
 
 
 
 
 

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