As discussed in class, the table below is the grading rubric for all upper grades. Grades are based on work in notebooks and worksheets, and on engagement during investigations.

Grading Rubric
4
Always
3
Usually
2
Sometimes
Demonstrates understanding of content and concepts



Investigates with accuracy and efficiency



Uses scientific language



Demonstrates effort










Notebook Rubric
Self (Pencil) and Teacher (Pen) Assessment
4
Always
3
Usually
2
Sometimes
1
Rarely
Completion: I answered the questions for each lesson.




Accuracy: My answers are accurate and make sense.




Organization: My table of contents and page numbers are up-to-date, and my answers are numbered.




Neatness: My handwriting is easy for others to read, my diagrams are clear, and there are no scribbles.




Homework: My homework section is complete.




Date

Student Signature

Parent Signature