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Forest: Assessment Rubric – Level 5

Student Name _________________________ Group Members Names: 1:________________________2:________________________________3:__________________________________

The next 8 pages show you how you are going to be assessed for this project. Remember: 1. It looks a lot all written down like this but it is over the whole project. 2. Some pieces of work allow you to tick off more than just one thing

Remember that you have to be able to show evidence to support the claims that you are making For example: if you ticked that you ‘consistently’ helped to make the Diorama you might want to get one of you team to photograph you as you work.

Points 1. For this rubric you will need to pick which box you think is most like you for this project. 2. Each column has points associated with it; Rarely – has 1 point; Sometimes – has 2 points; Usually – has 3 points; and Consistently – has 4 points. 3. After you have ticked one box for all 10 statements, add the total number of points you have for that page and decide if you are a; Novice; Apprentice; Capable; or Skilled.


Forest: Assessment Rubric – Level 5

Student Name _________________________ Group Members Names: 1:________________________2:________________________________3:__________________________________

Interpersonal Learning – How do I learn with others?

Rarely (1)

Sometimes (2)

Usually (3)

Consistently (4)

1. I demonstrated respect for others

2. I worked well with other students

3. I used appropriate strategies to deal with and resolve conflict

4. I chose my partner carefully – making sure that we can work together.

5. I worked as a cooperative team member

6. I supported all the members of my team and shared information,

7. I listened and thought about the ideas of others

8. I worked positively with others to get the work finished by the due date

9. I reflected on our work and decided how to improve it

10. I encouraged members of the group to use different skills

Novice

Apprentice

Capable

Skilled

Building social relationships and

I scored less than 20 points

I scored between 20 and 26

1 scored between 27 and 34 for

I scored more than 34 for

working in a team

for Interpersonal Learning

for Interpersonal Learning

Interpersonal Learning

Interpersonal Learning


Forest: Assessment Rubric – Level 5

Student Name _________________________ Group Members Names: 1:________________________2:________________________________3:__________________________________

Personal Learning – How do I learn?

Rarely (1)

Sometimes (2)

Usually (3)

Consistently (4)

1. My partner application form showed my strengths and weaknesses

2. I tried to think of strategies that would help my team to learn.

3. I developed effective relationships with the other members in my team

4. I provided constructive feedback to my team so that we could improve

5. I listened to the feedback they give my so that I could improve

6. I described how I made and justified my decisions,

7. I set realistic short-term learning goals

8. I described my progress towards my learning goals

9. I am motivated

10. I considered both my own and others’ needs when making decisions

Novice Managing my Personal Learning

Apprentice

Capable

Skilled

I scored less than 20 points

I scored between 20 and 26

1 scored between 27 and 34 for

I scored more than 34 for

for Personal Learning

for Personal Learning

Personal Learning

Personal Learning


Forest: Assessment Rubric – Level 5

Student Name _________________________ Group Members Names: 1:________________________2:________________________________3:__________________________________

Rarely (1)

The Arts: Making and Creating

Sometimes (2)

Usually (3)

Consistently (4)

1. I helped to plan the Diorama.

2. I suggested how we could represent different parts of the rainforest

3. I helped to select the materials that could be used

4. I completed and shared my ‘Rainforest structure table’ with my team

5. I suggested well thought out ideas to the team

6. I justified my suggestions

7. I helped to make the Diorama

8. I helped to accurately label the rainforest features we used

9. I helped to annotated the rainforest features we used

10. I checked to make sure we used an appropriate scale

Diorama

Novice

Apprentice

Capable

Skilled

I scored less than 20 points for

I scored between 20 and 26 for

1 scored between 27 and 34 for

I scored more than 34 for

Arts

Arts

Arts

Arts


Forest: Assessment Rubric – Level 5

Student Name _________________________ Group Members Names: 1:________________________2:________________________________3:__________________________________

Rarely (1)

English: Reading, writing and listening

Sometimes (2)

Usually (3)

Consistently (4)

1. I asked questions on the Teachlive Forum

2. I asked other students and teachers questions in class

3. I talked to other adults about the project at home

4. I read all of the information carefully

5. I answered the set questions and tasks in my own words with supporting detail

6. I answered the question in part 4 and gave supporting evidence for my answers

7. I understand the articles on Climate change and the possible effects it may have

8. I produce work in print and electronic forms

9. I edit my work to make sure it is clear and the style is consistent

10. I proofread my work and corrected spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors.

Forests, plants and climate change. Plants: Part 4 – why do we need plants?

Novice

Apprentice

Capable

Skilled

I scored less than 20 points for

I scored between 20 and 26 for

1 scored between 27 and 34 for

I scored more than 34 for

English

English

English

English


Forest: Assessment Rubric – Level 5

Student Name _________________________ Group Members Names: 1:________________________2:________________________________3:__________________________________

Rarely (1)

Mathematics

Sometimes (2)

Usually (3)

Consistently (4)

1. I estimated the surface area of numerous leaves

2. I used leaves from each level in the rainforest

3. I used leaves from different plants in a Eucalypt forest

4. I used my surface area calculations to compare the two forests

5. I estimated the height of trees using ratios

6. I used a map to find specific locations

7. I was accurate when we made the diorama to scale

8. I was accurate when doing my calculations

9. I included my working out for each calculation

10.

Comparison of the surface area of leaves. Estimation of height of trees. Reading maps and constructing to scale

Novice

Apprentice

Capable

Skilled

I scored less than 20 points

I scored between 20 and 26 for

1 scored between 27 and 34 for

I scored more than 34 for

for Mathematics

Mathematics

Mathematics

Mathematics


Forest: Assessment Rubric – Level 5

Student Name _________________________ Group Members Names: 1:________________________2:________________________________3:__________________________________

Rarely (1)

Science

Sometimes (2)

Usually (3)

Consistently (4)

1. I accurately modelled the relationship between Photosynthesis and Respiration

2. I annotated the model to clearly show the CO2 cycle

3. I completed the table in Plants: Part 3 to show plant adaptations

4. I used a range of photographs for each section of this table

5. I made sure that each photograph showed a different adaptation

6. I explained in detail each adaptations for each structure

7. I clearly defined a Forest in exactly 50 words

8. My research allowed me to accurately compare Rainforests and Eucalypt forests

9. My research allowed me to accurately contrast Rainforests and Eucalypt forests

10. I can explain what a plant needs to live, thrive and adapt to its environment

Forests Photosynthesis and Respiration Plant adaptations

Novice

Apprentice

Capable

Skilled

I scored less than 20 points

I scored between 20 and 26 for

1 scored between 27 and 34 for

I scored more than 34 for

for Science

Science

Science

Science


Forest: Assessment Rubric – Level 5

Student Name _________________________ Group Members Names: 1:________________________2:________________________________3:__________________________________

Rarely (1)

Communication

Sometimes (2)

Usually (3)

Consistently (4)

1. I use the correct terms in my writing and annotations

2. I justify my interpretations

3. I use the correct formatting conventions for references and written work.

4. I use specialised symbols

5. My model was annotated to explain my decisions

6. I used written work and a model to explain the structure of a rainforest

7. I think about my work and make changes so that my work was easy to understand

8. I give constructive feedback to other students to help them improve their writing

9. I use feedback from students to improve my work

10. I use feedback from a teacher to improve my work

Novice Presenting, Viewing and Responding

Apprentice

Capable

Skilled

I scored less than 20 points

I scored between 20 and 26 for

1 scored between 27 and 34 for

I scored more than 34 for

for Communication

Communication

Communication

Communication


Forest: Assessment Rubric – Level 5

Student Name _________________________ Group Members Names: 1:________________________2:________________________________3:__________________________________

Rarely (1)

ICT and Thinking

Sometimes (2)

Usually (3)

Consistently (4)

1. I manage my netbook and create new folders for different subjects and projects

2. I name the folders logically

3. I name my documents logically

4. I save my documents into appropriate folders

5. I back up my work

6. I charge my netbook at home

7. I use my netbook in a safe manner

8. I gather information from a range of sources

9. I reference my sources correctly

10. I use a range of thinking tools

Safe and effective use of ICT to allow for; research; production and storage of documents; and thinking

Novice

Apprentice

Capable

Skilled

I scored less than 20 points for

I scored between 20 and 26 for

1 scored between 27 and 34 for

I scored more than 34 for

ICT and Thinking

ICT and Thinking

ICT and Thinking

ICT and Thinking


Forests -Assessment Rubric