Student Expectation #1: Read critically for understanding

SCORE

 DESCRIPTION

4

  • Student consistently and accurately interprets reading material in a highly insightful way.
  • Student provides effective and creative synthesis of reading material.
  • Student consistently analyzes reading material to determine whether it is credible, accurate, and relevant to the student’s purpose. 

3

  • Student consistently and accurately interprets reading material
  • Student synthesizes reading material effectively.
  • Student analyzes reading material to determine whether it is credible,accurate, and relevant to the student’s purpose.

2

  • Student sometimes interprets reading material accurately.
  • Student sometimes synthesizes reading material effectively.
  • Student sometimes determines whether reading material is credible, accurate and relevant to the student’s purpose.

1

 

  • Student rarely interprets reading material accurately.
  • Student rarely synthesizes reading material effectively.
  • Student rarely determines whether reading material is credible, accurate and relevant to the student’s purpose.

Student Expectation #2: Listen critically for understanding

SCORE

DESCRIPTION

 4 
  • Student consistently listens to effectively process information.
  • Student consistently listens to detail, recognizes his/her interpretive inaccuracies and makes corrections to effectively utilize information.
 3
  • Student consistently listens to process information.
  • Student consistently listens to detail, recognizes and corrects major inaccuracies.
2 
  • Student sometimes listens to process information.
  • Student sometimes listens to detail, recognizes and corrects major inaccuracies.
1 
  • Student rarely listens to process information.
  • Student rarely listens to detail or recognizes major inaccuracies.

Student Expectation #3: Write for a variety of purposes

 SCORE

 DESCRIPTION

 4 

  • Student consistently communicates a main idea or theme clearly in writing.
  • Student provides relevant support with substantive, accurate detail.
  • Student presents information in a style and tone that is appropriate to his/her purpose.
  • Student creates a product that follows the conventions of standard written English. 

 3

  • Student consistently communicates a main idea or theme clearly in writing.
  • Student provides some relevant support with accurate detail.
  • Student often presents information in a style and tone that is appropriate to his/her purpose.
  • Student creates a product that follows the conventions of standard written English.

 2

  • Student sometimes communicates a main idea or theme clearly in writing.
  • Student provides limited support with some accurate details.
  • Student sometime presents information in a style and tone that is appropriate to his/her purpose.
  • Student creates a product that does not meet all the conventions of standard written English.

 1

 

  • Student rarely communicates a main idea or theme clearly in writing.
  • Student rarely provides support or accurate details.
  • Student rarely presents information in a style and tone that is appropriate to his/her purpose.
  • Student rarely creates a product that meets the conventions of standard written English.

 

Student Expectation #4: Communicate clearly through speaking

 SCORE

 DESCRIPTION

 4

Student demonstrates the ability to speak clearly, effectively, and skillfully for multiple purposes in the content area.

 3

Student demonstrates the ability to speak clearly, effectively, and skillfully for most purposes in the content area.

 2

Student demonstrates the ability to speak clearly, effectively, and skillfully for some purposes in the content area.

 1

Student demonstrates the ability to speak clearly for a limited range of purposes in the content area.

 

Student Expectation #5: Apply critical thinking skills for reasoning and problem-solving

SCORE

 

DESCRIPTION

4

  • Student demonstrates an advanced understanding of the concepts and facts specific to the given problem.
  • Student demonstrates an advanced ability to develop a strategy to solve the given problem.
  • Student’s implementation of his/her strategy contains few to no errors.
  • Student consistently analyzes his/her work in detail to determine whether the solution is accurate and relevant to the given problem.

 3

  • Student demonstrates a proficient understanding of the concepts and facts specific to the given problem, with few errors.
  • Student demonstrates a proficient ability to develop a strategy to solve the given problem.
  • Student’s implementation of his/her strategy contains minor errors.
  • Student often analyzes his/her work in detail to determine whether the solution is accurate and relevant to the given problem.

 2 

  • Student demonstrates a fair understanding of the concepts, and facts specific to the given problem with some errors.
  • Student demonstrates a fair ability to develop a strategy to solve the given problem with some misconceptions or errors.
  • Student’s implementation of his/her strategy contains minor errors.
  • Student sometimes analyzes his/her work in detail to determine whether the solution is accurate and relevant to the given problem.

1

 

  • Student demonstrates a minimal understanding of the concepts and facts specific to the given problem.
  • Student attempts to develop a strategy to solve the given problem with major misconceptions and errors.
  •  Student’s implementation of his/her strategy contains major misconceptions and errors.
  • Student rarely analyzes his/her work in detail to determine whether the solution is accurate and relevant to the given problem.

 

Student Expectation #6: Utilize technology to conduct research, to support critical thinking, and to present information

SCORE

 

DESCRIPTION

 4 

  • Student consistently utilizes technology to conduct research, seeking   relevant facts, concepts, or principles that support critical thinking.
  • Student proposes a use of technology that demonstrates a unique approach to a problem or task, reflecting a high level of creativity.
  • Student uses appropriate technology to produce high quality informative presentations or to convey information in an insightful manner.

3

  • Student utilizes technology to conduct research, seeking relevant facts, concepts, or principles that support critical thinking.
  • Student proposes a use of technology that demonstrates an appropriate solution to a problem or task, reflecting some creativity.
  • Student uses technology to produce informative presentations or to convey information.

 2

 

  • Student sometimes utilizes technology to conduct research, seeking facts, concepts, or principles that support critical thinking.
  • Student proposes a use of technology that will not adequately solve a problem or task.
  • Student sometimes uses technology to produce presentations or to convey information.

 1

 

  • Student rarely utilizes technology to conduct research that supports critical thinking.
  • Student proposes a use of technology that has little or no relation to the problem or task.
  • Student rarely uses technology to produce presentations or to convey information.

 

Student Expectation #7: Work collaboratively with peers and Malden High School staff

 

SCORE

 

DESCRIPTION

 4

 

  • Student works cooperatively, respectfully and thoughtfully with peers and Malden High School staff.
  • In collaborative work, student identifies and commits to group goals and effectively carries out assigned roles.
  • Student actively participates, expressing ideas and opinions in a way that is sensitive to the knowledge base and feelings of others.
  • Student always encourages the active involvement of other members of the group.

 3

  • Student works cooperatively and respectfully with peers and Malden High School staff.
  • In collaborative work, student commits to group goals and effectively carries out assigned roles.
  • Student participates, usually expressing ideas and opinions in a way that is sensitive to the knowledge base and feelings of others.
  • Student encourages the involvement of other members of the group.

 2

 

  • Student sometimes works collaboratively with peers and Malden High School staff.
  • In collaborative work, student commits to group goals but may not carry out assigned roles.
  • Student sometimes participates and may express ideas and opinions without considering the feelings and knowledge base of others.
  • Student does not deter the involvement of other members of the group.

 1

 

  • Student rarely works collaboratively with peers and Malden High School staff.
  • In collaborative work, student rarely works toward group goals or does not carry out assigned roles.
  • Student rarely participates and/or expresses ideas and opinions in a way that is insensitive to the feelings or knowledge base of others.
  • Student discourages the active involvement of other members of the group.

Student Expectation #8: Develop personal interests and goals within a course of study

SCORE

 

DESCRIPTION

 4

 

  • Student consistently seeks out highly challenging tasks and activities in areas of personal interest within a course of study.
  • Student demonstrates strong commitment and initiative towards fulfilling personal goals within a course of study.
  • Student seeks out and uses a variety of resources, concepts, and skills to develop a thorough understanding of a course of study.

3

  • Student consistently seeks out challenging tasks and activities in areas of personal interest within a course of study.
  • Student demonstrates commitment and initiative towards fulfilling personal goals within a course of study.
  • Student uses classroom resources, concepts, and skills to develop an understanding of a course of study.

2

 

  • Student sometimes seeks out challenging tasks and activities in areas of personal interest within a course of study.
  • Student sometimes demonstrates commitment towards fulfilling personal goals within a course of study.
  • Student sometimes uses classroom resources, concepts, and skills to develop an understanding of a course of study.

 1

 

  • Student rarely seeks out challenging tasks and activities in areas of personal interest within a course of study.
  • Student rarely demonstrates commitment towards fulfilling personal goals within a course of study.
  • Student rarely uses classroom resources, concepts, and skills to develop an understanding of a course of study.