Science/Strand III/Content Standard 2/Elementary/Benchmark 5
Assessment Example

Students will create a salad made of plant parts. They will incorporate each plant part in the salad. They will identify the part and the function of each part through a written “menu,” a labeled diagram, or an oral presentation about the salad.

(Give students rubric before activity.)

Scoring Rubric

Criteria

Apprentice

Basic

Meets

Exceeds

Completeness of plant parts

Creates salad containing two or three plant parts.

Creates salad containing four or five plant parts.

Creates salad containing all plant parts.

Creates salad containing more than one of each of the plant parts.

Identification of plant parts

Identifies two or three plant parts.

Identifies four or five plant parts.

Identifies six plant parts.

Identifies six plant parts

Functions of plant parts

Identifies a function of two or three plant parts.

Identifies a function of four or five plant parts.

Identifies a function of six plant parts.

Identifies more than one of the functions of the six plant parts.