Assessing Your Work: Fifth Grade Project Rubric

As we, the teacher and students, begin our study, we will adapt and modify our rubric to match the tasks students develop.

There is also a group rubric and other project rubrics assess other research skills.

Exceeds Expectations

Meets Expectations

Does Not Meet Expectations


Points Earned





Describe the area in which they live.





Identify characteristics of the shrub steppe habitat.





Relate the history of Lewis and Clark in the area.





Compare the Lewis and Clark description of the area to present day.





Explain the difference between native and alien plant species.





Explain restoration possibilities of native plants.