SMALLVILLE PRAIRIE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

Project Rubric


For ongoing assessment follow the guidance your teacher gave you at the beginning of the project. For final assessment the following rubric assesses what you learned about the prairie and local development. Other project rubrics assess other research skills.

Student Name _______________________________________

 Exceeds Expectations

 Meets Expectations

Does Not Meet Expectations

Score

 Points Earned

 3

 2

 1 or 0

 Explain important scientific, social/historical and aesthetic values (attributes) of a prairie habitat.

 3 values for each category (6 total)

 2 value for each category (3 total)

 No values for 1 or more categories (less than 3 total)

 

 Analyze the impact of specific human activities upon the prairie habitat.

 Many accurate impacts based on logical, factual, documented evidence

 Several accurate impacts based somewhat on opinion rather than fact

 Few impacts based on opinion or questionable facts; little or no evidence

 

 Analyze the socioeconomic impact of specific human activities on a community.

 Many accurate impacts based on logical, factual, documented evidence

 Several accurate impacts based somewhat on opinion rather than fact

 Few impacts based on opinion or questionable facts; little or no evidence

 

Analyze the impact of human activities on a prairie
environmental impact statement or
biological assessment.

Exceptional interpretation of format provided

Good interpretation of format provided

Inadequate interpretation of format provided or incomplete/missing material

 

Explain relevant prairie issues from multiple perspectives.

10 issues or more from multiple perspectives

5-9 issues from multiple perspectives

Less than 5 or no issues from multiple perspectives

 

 
TOTAL SCORE
 

 

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