Reflection: Student Portfolios Adaptations Performance Assessment - Section 2: Performance Assessment


I know, I know, I said I don't like rubrics in another lesson. I really don't usually use them with students. However, I learned earlier in the year that for assessments, it provides students with a framework for expectations and this is a unit assessment. This rubric is less about content and more about the writing expectations. I asked students to write a weathering poem earlier in the year. They did better on the re-write when I gave them writing expectations. I don't believe that this is giving too much information away, but assisting student success.


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Adaptations Performance Assessment

Unit 3: Adapt To Survive
Lesson 9 of 9

Objective: Students will combine all the learning they have gained, and produce a unique story of adaptation.

Big Idea: Students will use their knowledge of adaptations in a new setting.

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Science, adaptation
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