Salt Creek Investigation

Hypothesis Rubric

1. Materials

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No appropriate sources

One appropriate source

One appropriate interpersonal and one appropriate text-based source

Multiple sources, most appropriate but some irrelevant

Multiple sources, all appropriate


2. Organization and Integration of Information

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No organization evident or information copied from source

Information paraphrased; some attempt at organization

Information summarized; organizational pattern evident but lacks connections between sources

Information summarized with some connections between sources

All information summarized and smoothly integrated


3. Conclusion and Elaboration

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No conclusion or does not correctly evaluate hypothesis

Correctly evaluates hypothesis

Correctly evaluates hypothesis with explanation

Correctly evaluates hypothesis and proposes one change or alternative intervention

Correctly evaluates hypothesis and proposes several changes as possible or alternative interventions