Native American Outline

  • Grade 7 Social Studies Informational Rubric – Native American Essay

    Criteria

    Level 4:

    Exceeding Standards

    Level 3:

    Meeting Standards

    Level 2:
    Approaching Standards

    Level 1:

    Below Standards

    Introduction and Conclusion

     

    The student has gone to great lengths to present their topic in a way that educates the reader. Introduction and conclusion are creative and insightful

     

    The student has done a good job to present their topic in a way that educates the reader. Introduction & conclusion introduces and summarizes the paper well

    The student has done a basic job to present their topic in a way that educates the reader but can be improved. Introduction or conclusion can be longer

    Improvement is needed. The student is Missing an introductions or conclusion

    Detail

    The text incorporates multiple relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions and concrete details. The text incorporates at least 2+ useful quotations and relevant vocabulary to add detail to the information presented in the body paragraphs. 

    The text incorporates relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions and concrete details.  The text incorporates at least 2 quotations and relevant vocabulary to add detail to the information presented in the body paragraphs.

    The text incorporates some relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, and concrete details.  The text incorporates at least 1 useful quotations and relevant vocabulary to add detail to the information presented in the body paragraphs.

    The text incorporates few relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, and concrete details.  Quotations/ Vocabulary are not used to add detail to the information presented in the body paragraphs.

    Research Sources and Citations

    The text incorporates relevant information from 2+ credible sources; strictly and accurately follows a standard format for citation.

    The text incorporates relevant information from 2 credible sources but only mostly follows a standard format for citation with accuracy.

    The text incorporates relevant information from 1 sources but does not follow a standard format for citation with accuracy.

    The text includes minimal sources or does not include any sources

    Organization

     

    Contains 4 complete paragraphs. The text is exceptionally organized and  includes a clear topic sentence, details and examples, and ties it up at the end

     

    Contains at least 4 paragraphs. The text is organized and includes  clear topic sentences, details and examples, and ties it up at the end

     

    Contains at least 4 paragraphs but lacks organization.

    The text is missing a topic sentence, details and examples, or a clear section where it is tied up.

     

     

    Contains less than 3 paragraphs. Sections of the text are clearly missing, a paragraph, topic sentence, or sections to present, support, and tie up information.

    Style (Language Choice & Conventions)

    Uses strong words, transitional phrases and complex sentences throughout.  Grammatical conventions are followed successfully (95% accuracy)

    Frequently uses strong words, transitional phrases and complex sentences. Grammatical conventions are usually followed with success (85% accuracy)

    Sometimes uses strong words, transitional phrases and complex sentences. Grammatical conventions are sometimes followed (75% accuracy)

    Rarely uses strong words, transitional phrases and complex sentences. Grammatical conventions are rarely followed (65% accuracy)

    Grade 7 Social Studies Informational Rubric – Native American Essay