Rubrics

Understanding Formative vs. Summative Assignments

Formative

Summative

Practice

Game time

Rehearsal

The Big Performance

Learning the steps

Putting it all together

Trying it out

Showing you can do it

Getting help

Helping others

Needing assistance

Flying solo

Gathering the pieces

Building the finished product

Homework, class assignments, daily activities

Showing what YOU understand



When you complete a summative assessment in this class, you will be scored using the following criteria.

Scoring rubric for summative assessments in Civics, Econ, Geog & History

My answer shows/contains

4

3

2

1

0

In-depth understanding of assessed standard, including:
Multiple examples from class materials/activities,
Multiple personal or historical connections beyond class content ,
Multiple, appropriate content-based vocabulary / terms,
And an abundance of details to support claims

Totals


Scoring rubric for Social Studies Skill 5.2: Uses inquiry based research

My answer shows/contains

4

3

2

1

0

Clear focus on underlying question
Information from independent, beyond-the-classroom research
Unique perspectives or original conclusions
Accurate information from reputable sources
Clear reference to sources of information

Totals

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