Evaluation

This is how your work will be evaluated.

  Beginning
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Developing
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Qualified
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Exemplary
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Score

Description of the New World Diary does not contain information that represents the climate, wildlife or habitat of the New World. Diary contains information that accuarately depicts one of the three aspects of climate, wildlife or habitat. Diary contains information that accurately depicts two of the three aspects of climate, wildlife or habitat. Diary accurately describes all three aspects of climate, wildlife and habitat of the New World.

Maps and Drawings 

Diary does not contain a map or drawings of animals, plants or people. 

Diary contains 1 of the following: map, drawing of animals, plants or people. 

Diary contains 2 0r more of the following: map, drawing of animals, plants or people. 

Diary contains a map and a drawing of an animal, plant and an Aztec. 

 

For students playing role of religious leader:  Description of Aztec culture Diary does not accurately describe Aztec culture. Diary details one apsect of Aztec culture. Diary details two aspects of Aztec culture. Diary details more than two aspects of Aztec culture.
For students playing role of Cortes' crew:  Description of the Aztec empire Diary does not accurately describe the Aztec empire. Diary details one aspect of the Aztec empire. Diary details two aspects of the Aztec empire. Diary details three aspects of the Aztec empire.

Hypothesis formed about environments influence on Aztecs 

Student does not form hypothesis. 

Hypothesis formed on one subject is missing(culture or empire).  

Hypotheses on both subjects but does not consider information from both diaries.

Well formed hypotheses, considering information recorded in both diaries.

 

Grammar and spelling Diary has multiple grammar flaws and/or has more than 5 spelling errors. Diary has grammar flaws and/or has 3-5 spelling errors. Diary may have  minor grammar flaws and/or has 1-2 spelling errors. Diary uses proper grammar and is free of spelling errors.
Proper use of class time Must be reminded to stay on task more than three times. Must be reminded to stay on task more than twice. Must be reminded to stay on task. Stays on task with out being reminded.