7th Grade I & S Rubric

Criterion A: 1

Knowing and Understanding

 

8          7

 

6          5

 

4          3

 

2          1

 

 

The student accurately uses Humanities terminology connected to the topic.

The student uses some Humanities terminology appropriately..

The student makes a limited attempt to use some terminology connected to the topic.

The student does not attempt to use humanities terminology.

Criterion A: 2

Knowing and Understanding

 

8          7

 

6          5

 

4          3

 

2          1

 

 

. The student demonstrates good knowledge and understanding of content and concepts through descriptions, explanations and examples.

The student demonstrates knowledge and understanding of content and concepts through simple descriptions, explanations or examples.

The student demonstrates basic knowledge and understanding of content and concepts with some descriptions and/or examples.

 

The student shows some knowledge but must have descriptions and examples as a guide.

Criterion B: 1 Investigating

8          7

6          5

4          3

2          1

 

 

The student formulates a clear research question.

The student formulates an adequate research question. question.

 

The student formulates a very general research question.

The student asks a question.

Criterion B: 2 Investigating

8          7

6          5

4          3

2          1

 

The student satisfactory follows an action plan to investigate a research question

The student partially follows an action plan to investigate a research question.

The student makes a limited attempt to follow an action plan to investigate a question.

The student must be guided into an action plan and records data.

Criterion B: 3 Investigating

8          7

6          5

4          3

2           1

 

A student uses methods to collect and record appropriate information in line with the research question.

The student uses a method or methods to collect and record some information in line with the research question.

The student collects and records limited information, not always in line with the research question.

Research attempt is minimal.

Criterion B: 4 Investigating

8          7

6          5

4          3

2          1

 

 

The research satisfactorily addresses the research question.

 

The research partially addresses the research question.

 

The research makes a limited attempt to address the research question.

The research data is not in line to answer the research question.

Criterion C: 1 Communicating

8          7

6          5

4          3

2          1

 

 

The student communicates information and ideas in a style that is often appropriate to the audience and purpose.

The student communicates information and ideas in a style that is sometimes appropriate to the audience and purpose.

The student tries in a limited way to communicate information and ideas in a style that is appropriate to the audience and purpose.

The student’s attempt to communicate is minimal and does not inform.

Criterion C: 2 Communicating

8          7

6          5

4          3

2          1

 

 

The student structures information often according to the task instructions

The student structures information sometimes according to the task instructions.

The student tries in a limited way to structures information according to the task instructions.

There is no structure or format in communicating the information.

Criterion C: 3 Communicating

8          7

6          5

4          3

2          1

 

 

The student creates a list of source information often according to the task instructions.

 

The student creates a list of source information sometimes according to the task instructions.

 

The student tries in a limited way to create a list of source information according to the task instructions.

No list of source information is present.

Criterion D: 1

Thinking Critically

8          7

6          5

4          3

2          1

 

.

The student completes a satisfactory analysis of concepts, events, issues, models, or arguments.

The student completes a simple analysis of concepts, events, issues, models, or arguments.

 

The student makes a limited attempt to analyze concepts, events, issues, models, or arguments.

The student’s attempt to analyze is minimal.

Criterion D: 2

Thinking Critically

8          7

6          5

4          3

2          1

 

 

The student satisfactorily demonstrates an ability to analyze evaluate a range of sources in terms of origin and purpose.

The student describes sources in terms of origin and purpose.

The student recognizes the origins and purpose of some sources

The student can find a source.

Criterion D: 3

Thinking Critically

8          7

6          5

4          3

2          1

 

 

The student recognizes values and limitations of a range of sources.

The student recognizes some values and limitations of sources.

 

The student recognizes some sources and few values and limitations of the sources.

The student does not recognize value or limitations of information.

Criterion D: 4

Thinking Critically

8          7

6          5

4          3

2          1

 

.

The student recognizes different perspectives and their implications and makes connections between information to make accurate arguments.

The student identifies different perspectives and suggests some of their implications and makes connections between information to make simple arguments.

 

The student identifies different perspectives and makes connections between information in a limited attempt to make simple arguments.

 

. The student minimally identifies concrete information and does not attempt to make connections or make arguments.

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