Evaluation

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Monarch butterfly migratory patterns

Students do not demonstrate a clear understanding of monarch butterfly migration

Students demonstrate a basic knowledge of where, when, or why; but not where, when, and why monarch butterflies migrate

Students demonstrate a solid foundation of knowledge about most aspects of monarch butterfly migration but there are still a few gaps

Students display an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of monarch butterfly migration


The threat to monarch butterfly migration Students do not demonstrate a clear understanding of how monarch migration is threatened Students demonstrate a basic knowledge of how or why; but not how and why monarch migration is threatened Students demonstrate a solid foundation of knowledge about how and why monarch migration is threatened but there are still a few gaps Students display an in-depth knowledge of how and why monarch butterfly migration is threatened.
Monarch butterfly conservation Students do not demonstrate a clear understanding of what can be done to help conserve monarch migration Students demonstrate a basic knowledge of some ways in which to help monarchs  Students demonstrate a solid foundation of knowledge about monarch conservation but there are still a few gaps Students display an in-depth knowledge of monarch butterfly conservation

Communication of research findings

Students do not communicate their research findings about monarch butterflies clearly

Students communicate their research findings clearly or comprehensively but not both 

Students communicate their research findings about monarch butterflies clearly and comprehensively but there are still a few gaps

Students communicate their research findings about monarch butterflies both clearly and comprehensively  

 

Cooperation

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teamwork

Students did not cooperate well with each other Students cooperated well some of the time but experienced occasional disruptions Students cooperated well for most aspects of this assignment but not all Students cooperated well as a group