Category Exceeds Standard Meets Standard Nearly Meets Standard Does Not Meet Standard No Evidence Score

Reflect personal learning stretch in Science Project

Shows great depth of knowledge and learning, reveals feelings and thoughts, abstract ideas reflected through use of specific details.

Relates learning with research and project, personal and general reflections included, uses concrete language.

Does not go deeply into the reflection of learning, generalizations and limited insight, uses some detail.

Little or no explanation or reflection on learning, no or few details to support reflection.

Shows no evidence of learning or reflection.

 

Organization-Structural Development of the Idea

Writer demonstrates logical and subtle sequencing of ideas through well- developed paragraphs; transitions are used to enhance organization.

Paragraph development present but not perfected.

Logical organization; organization of ideas not fully developed.

No evidence of structure or organization.

 

 

Conclusion

The conclusion is engaging and restates personal learning.

The conclusion restates the learning.

The conclusion does not adequately restate the learning.

Incomplete and/or unfocused.

 

 

Mechanics

No errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling.

Almost no errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling.

Many errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling.

Numerous and distracting errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling.

Not applicable

 

Usage

No errors in sentence structure and word usage.

Almost no errors in sentence structure and word usage.

Many errors in sentence structure and word usage.

Numerous and distracting errors in sentence structure and word usage.

Not applicable