Exhibition Rubrics


Explorer Essay

CATEGORY

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CONTENT

Writing shows evidence of research

Clear topic with strong supporting details/examples in each paragraph. Essay shows in depth understanding of explorer’s voyage and its significance.

The topic is clear but the supporting details/examples are not strong or the significance of the voyage is not fully explained .

The topic is somewhat clear but needs more information. There is little evidence of understanding the significance of the voyage.

The topic is not clear and/or information does not support topic. The significance of the voyage is not explained.

ORGANIZATION

Ideas flow logically and sentences are connected

 

 

Information is very well organized with well-constructed paragraphs and transitional words.

Information is organized with well-constructed paragraphs

Information is organized, but paragraphs are not well-constructed.

Information is not well organized.

WORD CHOICE 
Article is enhanced by well-chosen quality words

Writer uses high value words and phrases along with historical vocabulary.

Writer uses some high value words and phrases, along with some historical vocabulary.

Writer uses words that communicate clearly, but the writing lacks variety.

Writer uses a limited vocabulary that does not communicate strongly.

GRAMMAR, USAGE & MECHANICS 

Writer uses correct spelling, grammar and punctuation  

Writer makes no errors in spelling, capitalization, or punctuation.  Sentences are complete and varied in structure and length.

Writer makes few errors that distract the reader from the content. Sentences are complete, but may lack variety in structure and length.

Writer makes errors that distract the reader from the content. Some sentences are choppy or incomplete.

Writer makes many errors that distract the reader from the content. Sentences are incomplete or choppy.

 

 

 


Alliterative Alphabet Adventure Rubric


5th Grade Explorer Poem Rubric

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 Content and Ideas

My poem is engaging,  focused and related to the topic.

Content of poem is clearly related to the topic.

Engages reader immediately and continuously.

Ideas are very well focused and detail is powerful.

Content of poem relates to the topic and engages reader.

Ideas are focused and clear to the reader with sufficient detail.

Content of poem relates to the topic only minimally, and only partially engages reader.

Focus is not clear and ideas are not well developed.

Content of this poem does not relate to the topic.

Reader is not engaged.

There is no clear focus or development.

 Organization and 

Transitions

 My poem follows the format and uses transitions.

Flows exceptionally well and has smooth transitions from beginning to end.

Poem clearly follows required format.

 

Flows and has a transition from beginning to end.

Poem follows required format with minimal errors.

 

Flows poorly and attempts to transition from beginning to end.

Poem follows required format with multiple errors.

Lacks flow and transition.

Poem does not follow required format.

 

Voice and Style

My poem demonstrates strong word choice and emotion.

 

Voice is vivid and expressive with exceptional emotion and style.

 

Voice has some vivid language and expression with evidence of emotion and style.

 

There is are attempts to use vivid language and expression, but there is a lack of emotion and style.

 

The poem lacks vivid language and expression.

 There is no emotion or style.

 

 Conventions

My poem employs correct punctuation, capitalization & spelling

  Correct use of conventions contributes to the effectiveness of the writing.

 

 There are only a few errors in conventions.

 

 Correct usage of conventions is distracting.

 

 Lack of conventions make writing unable to read.

 

 

5th Grade Bio Poem Rubric

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 Content and Ideas

My poem is engaging,  focused and related to the topic.

Content of poem is clearly related to the topic.

Engages reader immediately and continuously.

Ideas are very well focused and detail is powerful.

Content of poem relates to the topic and engages reader.

Ideas are focused and clear to the reader with sufficient detail.

Content of poem relates to the topic only minimally, and only partially engages reader.

Focus is not clear and ideas are not well developed.

Content of this poem does not relate to the topic.

Reader is not engaged.

There is no clear focus or development.

 Organization and 

Transitions

My poem follows the format and uses transitions.

Flows exceptionally well and has smooth transitions from beginning to end.

Poem clearly follows required format.

 

Flows and has a transition from beginning to end.

Poem follows required format with minimal errors.

 

Flows poorly and attempts to transition from beginning to end.

Poem follows required format with multiple errors.

Lacks flow and transition.

Poem does not follow required format.

 

Voice and Style

My poem demonstrates strong word choice and emotion.

 

Voice is vivid and expressive with exceptional emotion and style.

 

Voice has some vivid language and expression with evidence of emotion and style.

 

There is are attempts to use vivid language and expression, but there is a lack of emotion and style.

 

The poem lacks vivid language and expression.

 No emotion or style.

 

 Conventions

My poem employs correct punctuation, capitalization & spelling

  Correct use of conventions contributes to the effectiveness of the writing.

 

 There are only a few errors in conventions.

 

 Correct usage of  conventions is distracting.

 

Lack of conventions make writing unable to read.

 

 

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Content is the main ideas and supporting details structured with a purposeful opening, meaningful details, and thoughtful conclusion.

All content is accurate and supports the main idea.

All the content is accurate. Some content does not support the main idea.

Most of the content is accurate. Some of the content does not support the main idea.

Some of the content is accurate. Some of the content does not support the main idea.

Format is layout of the document. This layout includes fonts, size, spacing, and justification. These characteristics assist the reader navigating the text

The format follows all guidelines. The format assists the viewer in digesting the content.

The format follows all the guidelines. But 1 or 2 pieces (font, spacing, size) the formatting is inconsistent,  distracting, and confusing

The format follows most the guidelines. But 1 or 2 pieces the formatting is inconsistent,  distracting, and confusing

The format follows some the guidelines. But 1 or 2 pieces the formatting is inconsistent,  distracting, and confusing

Conventions includes punctuation, spelling, grammar, and usage.

All spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and grammar are correct.

All spelling, capitalization, and punctuation are correct. There are 1 or 2 grammar errors. These errors do not distract from understanding

There are 2 or 3 spelling, capitalization,  punctuation, or grammar errors. These errors distract from understanding

There are 4 or more spelling, capitalization,  punctuation, or grammar errors. These errors distract from understanding.

Data is the numbers collected from research /experimentation. These numbers support / reflect the detail and main idea of the text.

All data is complete, calculated correctly, and displayed properly.

All data is complete and calculated correctly. The display of data is inconsistent or hard to follow.

Most of the data is complete and calculated correctly. The display of data is inconsistent or hard to follow.

Some of the data is complete and calculated correctly. The display of data is inconsistent or hard to follow.


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