Grading Policy, Checklists, and Rubrics
* = 4
V+ = 3
V = 2V- = 1
Used for answering an open-ended response
(Only the first line of a paragraph)
2 points if indented
(Introduce readers to the topic using words from the question)
2 point if restated clearly
1 point if an attempt was made to restate but may be awkward
(Answer the question in a sentence)
2 points if answered clearly
1 point if an attempt was made to answer but may be awkward or unclear
(Give at least 3 appropriate examples)
2 points if 3 examples or reasons
1 point if gave 2 or 1 example or reason why
Tie it all together
2 points if clearly tied it all together
1 point if made an attempt to tie it all together
(Check that your writing makes sense and your punctuation, spelling, grammar, etc.)
2 points if reread and edited to fix mistakes
1 point if made some attempt to edit
Show final score in this area 0-12 points
Writer's Checklist :
Stayed on Topic
Has a Good Beginning
Has a Good Closing
Used WOW words
Beginning, Middle, & End
Set the Scene: How does the main character try to solve the problem? What is the solution?
Who? First...but... Finally...
Problem? Next...but... At Last...
Steps of the Scientific Method:
Think of a problem.
Make a hypothesis.
Plan the experiment (Materials and Procedure)
Conduct the experiment.
Record the data.
Analyze the data.
Make a conclusion.