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MCAS

2017 Morrison Elementary School Report Card Overview PDF& Report CardPDF

Report Card Rubrics

Kindergarten

Content Area: English/Language Arts – Speaking and Listening

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

This is difficult for me, and I need help.

Level 2 Achievement

I can do this with help.

Level 3 Achievement

I can do this on my own.

Level 4 Achievement

I can do this on my own and can do more challenging things like it.

Following agreed upon rules for discussions and conversations

SL.1

Unable to sit in a group quietly, has a difficult time listening to others, and does not often participate

Sits quietly in a group, listens to others who speak, and raises hand to participate with reminders

Sits quietly in a group, listens to others who speak, and raises hand to participate consistently

Almost always able to sit, listen, and frequently contributes on topic responses

Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information or clarify something that is not understood

SL.3

(RL.4, RI.4)

Unable/rarely able to ask or answer questions in a shared language activity

Often answers questions related to help, information, and clarification and occasionally asks relevant questions

Consistently answers questions about help, information, or clarification and is able to ask relevant questions

Consistently offers higher level and deeper meaning questions and answers

Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly

SL.2

(SL.6)

Does not always speak audibly and rarely expresses thoughts, feelings and ideas clearly

With teacher encouragement, can speak audibly and express clear ideas

Expresses thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly and audibly

Consistently expresses creative and higher level thoughts, feelings, and ideas audibly


Reading Foundational Skills

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Understands basic concepts of print

RF.1

(RL.6, RI.5, RI.6)

Beginning to understand basic concepts of print

Approaching an understanding of basic concepts of print

Understands basic concepts of print

Consistently understands basic concepts of print and demonstrates above grade level skills

Recognize and name upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet

RF.1d

Recognizes few/no upper/lowercase letters

Recognizes some upper/lowercase letters

Recognizes and names most/all upper and lowercase letters

Recognizes and names all upper and lowercase letters with fluency and automaticity (core on DIBELS LNF)

Recognize and produce rhyming words

RF.2a

Requires substantial teacher support to recognize and produce rhymes or unable to rhyme

Able to recognize rhyming words, requires teacher support to produce rhyming words

Can recognize and produce rhyming words

*

Segment and identify sounds in grade level words

RF.2d

Not yet able to segment understand/beginning to understand words are made up of separate sounds

Some level of ability to segment and identify (ex. Can identify some sounds, beginning sounds, etc)

Able to segment and identify sounds in grade level (cvc) words.

Consistently demonstrates ability to segment and identify sounds in above grade level words

Blend sounds into words

RF.2b

(RF.2c, RF.2e)

Not yet able to blend sounds into words

Sometimes able to blend sounds with teacher assistance

Able to blend sounds into words

Apply blending skills to above grade level work

Produce sound for each consonant and vowel

RF.3a

(RF.3b, RF.3d)

Identifies few/none of the introduced letter sounds

Identifies most of the introduced letter sounds

By January, able to produce sounds for: m, t, a, s, p, c, i, n, b, r

By June, able to produce sounds for all consonants and short vowels

Able to produce the required sounds as well as additional sounds (digraphs, glued sounds, etc.)

Reads high frequency words

RF.3c

Able to read few/no introduced high frequency words

Able to read most of the introduced high frequency words

By January able to read: I am the little a to have is we my like he for me with she

By June able to read: see look they you of are that do one two three four five here go from yellow blue green what said was where come

Able to read the required high frequency words as well as additional high frequency words

Reads grade level text with accuracy, purpose, and understanding

RF.4

Does not yet read grade level text

May require assistance to read grade level text, or may be able to read but not with accuracy, purpose and/or understanding

Reads grade level text with accuracy, purpose, and understanding

Fluently and expressively reads grade level text; reads above grade level texts


Reading Comprehension

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Ask and answer questions about key details in a text

RL.1 (RI.1)

(RL.10, RI.10)

Rarely/not able to ask and answer questions about key details in a text

Able to ask and answer questions about key details in a text with prompting and teacher support

Able to ask and answer questions about key details in a text most of the time

Able to ask and answer higher level questions about key details in a text

Retell familiar stories

RL.2 (RI.2)

Unable or rarely able to retell stories

Able to retell some story events, or offer some story details

Able to accurately retell stories

Consistently offers a detailed summary of a story

Identify characters, setting, and main events in a story

RL.3 (RI.3)

Able to identify characters, setting, and main events with substantial teacher assistance

Able to identify some story elements

Able to identify characters, setting, and main events in a story

Able to identify characters, setting, and main events in addition to other story elements/details

Make connections between self, text, and world

RL.7 (RI.7)

(RL.8, RL.9)

(RI.8, RI.9)

Unable or rarely able to make connections

Is able to make some connections between self, text, and world

Able to make connections between self, text, and world

Consistently applies higher order connections between self, text, and world


Language

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Print upper- and lowercase letters

L.1a

Unable or rarely able to print introduced upper and lowercase letters

Able to print some introduced upper and lowercase letters

Able to print introduced upper and lowercase letters from top to bottom

Prints upper and lowercase letters neatly, with appropriate spacing, from top to bottom

Understand and use question words (who, what, where, when, why, how)

L.1d

Has difficulty understanding question words and rarely uses question words correctly

Understands and sometimes uses question words correctly

Able to understand and use question words appropriately

Frequently uses question words to ask higher level and more complex questions

Produce and expand complete sentences in shared language activities

L.1f

(L.1b,c, e; L.4, L.6, SL.4)

May not be able to speak in complete sentences without substantial teacher support

Able to produce a complete sentence most of the time

Able to produce a more detailed complete sentence

Frequently uses very detailed sentences with a more complex structure

Demonstrate understanding of capitalization and punctuation

L.2a/b

Little to no understanding of capitalization and punctuation

Demonstrates some understanding of punctuation and sometimes uses correct capitalization

Able to use capital letters at the beginning of the sentence and the pronoun I; able to identify punctuation

Frequently understands and applies correct capitalization and punctuation

Write a letter for consonant and short vowel sounds

L.2c

When given an introduced sound orally, the student is able to write few/no of the corresponding sounds

When given an introduced sound orally, the student is able to write most of the corresponding sounds

By January, able to legibly write the corresponding letter for sounds: m, t, a, s, p, c, i, n, b, r (reversals acceptable)

By June, able to write the corresponding letter for all consonants and short vowel sounds

Able to legibly write the introduced letter sounds as well as additional sounds (digraphs, glued sounds, etc.)

Spell simple words phonetically

L.2d

Is not yet able to spell phonetically

Uses some phonetic spelling in their writing and in shared group activities

Uses phonetic spelling in their writing and in shared group activities

Beginning to demonstrate an understanding of spelling patterns in addition to phonetic spelling

Categorize and make connections between words

L.5

Demonstrates little understanding of categorization and word connections

Able to categorize and make word connections with teacher assistance

Able to sort words and objects into categories and explain similarities and differences

Recognizes more complex connections between words


Writing

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to express an idea

W.1

(addresses all Writing standards)

(SL.4, SL.5)

Beginning to use pictures and/or dictation to express ideas

Able to clearly express an idea through a picture and the use of dictation and/or some written words

Able to clearly express an idea through a detailed picture and a simple sentence

Frequently provides detailed pictures with several sentences

Content Area: Mathematics - Counting and Cardinality

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

This is difficult for me, and I need help.

Level 2 Achievement

I can do this with help.

Level 3 Achievement

I can do this on my own.

Level 4 Achievement

I can do this on my own and can do more challenging things like it.

Automatically recognizes organized sets of objects up to 6 without counting

(Subitizing- K.CC.5)

Rarely able or unable to recognize sets without substantial teacher support or without individually counting

Beginning to recognize some sets of objects – occasionally automatically or/and independently

Is consistently able to recognize organized sets (subitize) automatically and independently

Able to recognize patterns beyond 6; may be able to combine sets of objects and explain their thinking

Identify numerals

K.CC.3

Able to identify few/no numerals to 10 by January and to 20 by June

Able to identify most numerals to 10 by January and to 20 by June

Able to identify 0-10 by January

Able to identify 0-20 by June

Able to identify beyond 10 by January and beyond 20 by June

Counts to 100 by ones and tens

K.CC.1

Requires frequent teacher support to count by ones and tens

Able to count by ones and tens with few errors or occasional teacher support

Able to count to 50 by ones and tens by January and to 100 by ones and tens by June

Able to count beyond 50 by ones and tens by January and beyond 100 by ones and tens by June

Demonstrates ability to count on from any given number

K.CC.2

Requires frequent teacher support to count on from a starting number other than 1

Able to count on from a starting number other than 1 with few errors or occasional teacher support

Able to independently count on when given a random starting number (other than 1)

Able to demonstrate higher level counting on, counting back strategies

Count sets to tell the number of objects

K.CC.5

Requires frequent teacher support to count sets

Able to count sets of objects with few errors and/or occasional teacher support

Can independently count organized sets through 20 and scattered sets through 10

Able to demonstrate higher level counting and organizing of sets and explain their thought process

Print numbers to 20

K.CC.3

Able to print few/no numbers to 10 by January and to 20 by June

Able to print most numbers to 10 by January and to 20 by June

Able to print numbers through 10 by January and through 20 by June with legibility

Able to print numbers beyond 10 by January and beyond 20 by June with legibility

Demonstrates ability to compare numbers

K.CC.6, K.CC.7

Requires frequent teacher support to compare numbers and groups

Able to identify numbers and groups as greater than, less than, or equal to another number or group within 10 with few errors or occasional teacher support

Able to identify numbers and groups as greater than, less than, or equal to another number or group within 10

Independently compares numbers and groups beyond 10


Operations and Algebraic Thinking

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Understands addition as putting together and adding to

K.OA.1, K.OA.2, K.OA.3, K.OA.4

Does not yet understand or has limited understanding of the concept of addition

Is beginning to use strategies for addition with few errors or occasional teacher support

Utilizes a variety of strategies to demonstrate understanding of addition within 10

Demonstrates understanding of addition beyond 10 and is able to verbalize thinking about addition

Understands subtraction as taking apart and taking from

K.OA.1, K.OA.2, K.OA.3, K.OA.4

Does not yet understand or has limited understanding of the concept of subtraction

Is beginning to use strategies for subtraction with few errors or occasional teacher support

Utilizes a variety of strategies to demonstrate understanding of subtraction within 10

Demonstrates understanding of subtraction beyond 10 and is able to verbalize thinking about subtraction

Fluently adds within 5

K.OA.5

Knows few/no addition facts within 5 with automaticity

Knows some addition facts within 5 with automaticity

Knows addition facts within 5 with automaticity

Knows addition facts beyond 5 with automaticity

Fluently subtracts within 5

K.OA.5

Knows few/no subtraction facts within 5 with automaticity

Knows some subtraction facts within 5 with automaticity

Knows subtraction facts within 5 with automaticity

Knows subtraction facts beyond 5 with automaticity


Number and Operations in Base Ten

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Composes and decomposes numbers 11-19 into tens and ones

K.NBT.1

Requires frequent teacher support to put together and break apart numbers from 11-19 into 10 ones and some ones

Can put together and break apart numbers from 11-19 into 10 ones and some ones with few errors and/or occasional teacher support

Can consistently and accurately put together and break apart numbers (compose and decompose) from 11-19 into 10 ones and some ones

Can consistently and accurately compose and decompose higher numbers and explain their thought process


Measurement and Data

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Describe and compare measurable attributes (height, length, weight)

K.MD.1, K.MD.2

Requires frequent teacher support to describe measurable attributes of objects/comparing two objects

Able to describe measurable attributes of objects/compare two objects with few errors or occasional teacher support

Able to describe measurable attributes of objects/compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common

Measures and compares attributes of more than 2 objects and determines the differences between them

Classify objects and count the number of objects in each category

K.MD.3

Requires frequent teacher support to classify and/or count objects

Able to classify and count objects into given categories with few errors and/or occasional teacher support

Can consistently and accurately classify and count objects into given categories

Can consistently and accurately classify and count objects into given categories and extend their use of comparative language


Geometry

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Identify and describe shapes

K.G.1, K.G.2, K.G.3

Able to identify few/no 2D shapes by January and 3D by June

Able to identify most 2D shapes by January and 3D by June

Name shapes and attributes (2D by January, 3D by June) and identify shapes as two or three dimensional

*

Compare and create shapes

K.G.4, K.G.5, K.G.6

Unable/rarely able to compare, build, draw, and compose simple shapes without strong teacher support

Able to compare, build, draw, and compose simple shapes with few errors and/or occasional teacher support

Able to compare 2D and 3D shapes, build, draw, and compose simple shapes and combine shapes to form larger ones

Able to come up with multiple ways to form shapes and/or works with more complex shapes

Describes relative positions of objects

K.G.1

Rarely able to use and/or understand positional words when describing objects

Is beginning to use and understand many positional words to describe objects

Able to describe relative position of objects, shapes, and numbers using vocabulary such as above, below, beside, in front of, behind, before, after, just before, just after

Able to work with multiple positional words in directions


Content Area: Science

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

This is difficult for me, and I need help.

Level 2 Achievement

I can do this with help.

Level 3 Achievement

I can do this on my own.

Level 4 Achievement

I can do this on my own and can do more challenging things like it.

Pushes and pulls an object in different directions using different strengths

Pushes and pulls an object in different directions using different strengths, with substantial teacher support

Pushes and pulls an object in different directions using different strengths, with some teacher support

Pushes and pulls an object in different directions using different strengths

Extends and makes connections when pushing and pulling an object in different directions using different strengths

Shows that materials can be solids or liquids

Shows that materials can be solids or liquids with substantial teacher support

Shows that materials can be solids or liquids with some teacher support

Shows that materials can be solids or liquids

Extends and makes connections when showing that materials can be solids or liquids

Recognizes that we get information about the world through our senses

Identify the senses with substantial teacher support

Identify the five senses independently

Identify the five senses and the body parts required to use the senses to gather information

Extends and makes connections about the use of the five senses

Identifies that animals and plants need food, water, and air to survive

Identify that animals and plants need food, water, and air to survive with substantial teacher support

Identify that animals and plants need food, water, and air to survive with some teacher support

Identify that animals and plants need food, water, and air to survive

Able to extend their understanding of other needs of living things

Recognizes that trees are living, changing organisms

Recognizes that trees are living, changing organisms with substantial teacher support

Recognizes that trees are living, changing organisms with some teacher support

Recognizes that trees are living, changing organisms

Able to extend their understanding of other living organisms and their changes


Content Area: Social Studies

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

This is difficult for me, and I need help.

Level 2 Achievement

I can do this with help.

Level 3 Achievement

I can do this on my own.

Level 4 Achievement

I can do this on my own and can do more challenging things like it.

Describe the benefits of living in and being part of a community

Beginning to demonstrate an understanding of community

Demonstrates some understanding of a community

Able to demonstrate basic understanding of what makes a community and name some benefits

Extends understanding of community and makes connections independently

Explain how history describes events and people of other times and places

Beginning to understand that there are certain celebrations at different times of the year

Begins to name some significant holidays and associated people

Identifies the purpose of and the people and events honored in holidays

Can explain in-depth meanings of important historical events and people

Apply geographic terms and tools

Unable to identify any aspect of location (ex. Address); does not recognize or identify geography tools

Able to identify some aspects of location and be able to identify maps and/or globes

Able to use appropriate vocabulary to identify their location (address, town, state, country) and identify basic features on maps and globes

Can further extend their knowledge of geographic terms and tools (ex. Identify terms such as continents)

Kindergarten Report Card Rubric Word Doc

Grade 1

Content Area: English/Language Arts – Reading and Literature

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Understands letter/sound relationships

Identifies letters and sounds with substantial teacher support

Identifies letters and segments sounds in words with some teacher support

Identifies letters and segments sounds in words

Manipulates sounds in a variety of ways to read words

Applies appropriate phonics skills to decode words

Identifies some consonant and some vowel sounds with substantial teacher support

Identifies and blends all consonant and some vowel sounds with some teacher support

Uses appropriate phonics skills to decode words

Applies decoding skills to unfamiliar phonics patterns

Applies strategies to identify word meaning

Uses pictures clues to identify meaning of unfamiliar words with substantial teacher support

Uses picture clues and context clues to identify meaning of unfamiliar words with some teacher support

Uses a variety of strategies to identify word meaning

Consistently and automatically uses strategies to identify the meaning of unfamiliar words

Recognizes high-frequency words

Identifies few high frequency sight words by visual memory

Identifies some high-frequency sight words by visual memory

Identifies expected high-frequency sight words both in and out of context

Automatically identifies and uses all high frequency sight words both in and out of context

Reads orally with fluency

Is developing a word by word approach

Is able to read short phrases and shows awareness of punctuation in reading with some expression

Reads accurately and fluently with awareness of punctuation

Reads grade appropriate text fluently and accurately using multiple strategies, expression and voice

Demonstrates comprehension of text through a variety of strategies

Makes a prediction using pictures and retells a part of the story with substantial teacher support

Makes an appropriate prediction using pictures and prior knowledge; retells a story with the beginning, middle and end with some teacher support

Demonstrates comprehension of text through prediction, retelling with detail, and making connections

Consistently retells a story including all essential details and sequences story events; consistently makes strong predictions, connections, and inferences.

Identifies story elements

Identifies character and setting with substantial teacher support

Identifies character, setting, problem and solution with some teacher support

Identifies character, setting, problem, solution and plot

Consistently identifies character, setting, problem, solution, plot, cause and effect

Identifies common features of non-fiction text

Identifies common features of non-fiction text with substantial teacher support

Identifies common features of non-fiction text with some teacher support

Identifies common features of non-fiction text

Identifies and applies features of non-fiction text while making connections across the curriculum


Oral Language

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Contributes knowledge to class discussions

Contributes to discussions in order to develop a topic with substantial teacher support

Contributes to discussions in order to develop a topic with some teacher support

Contributes to discussions in order to develop a topic

Can access prior knowledge to express thoughts and make appropriate connections to topic

Gives oral presentations

Organizes and expresses ideas about personal experiences or interests, using clear enunciation and adequate volume with substantial teacher support

Organizes and expresses ideas about personal experiences or interests, using clear enunciation and adequate volume with some teacher support

Organizes and expresses ideas about personal experiences or interests, using clear enunciation and adequate volume

Can extend ideas orally by making cross-curricular connections

Distinguishes between formal and informal language

Identifies formal and informal language with substantial teacher support

Identifies and uses formal and informal language with some teacher support

Identifies and uses formal and informal language

Identifies and uses formal and informal language across the curriculum


Written Language

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Uses capitalization and punctuation appropriately

Rarely uses capitalization and punctuation correctly

Sometimes uses capitalization and punctuation

Uses capitalization and punctuation appropriately most of the time

Consistently uses capitalization and punctuation consistently

Writes in complete sentences

Writes a simple sentence including a naming and telling part with substantial teacher support

Writes a complete sentence including some descriptive language with some teacher support

Writes telling and asking sentences including descriptive language independently

Consistently writes telling, asking and exclamation sentences

Organizes ideas in writing

Brainstorms, organizes and writes ideas on a topic with substantial teacher support.

Brainstorms, organizes and writes ideas on a topic with some teacher support.

Brainstorms, organizes and writes ideas on a topic.

Writes and revises information to add details and improve content


Spelling

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Spells assigned words correctly

Spells few words correctly on weekly spelling lessons

Spells some words correctly on weekly spelling lessons, but is inconsistent when spelling in daily work

Spells most words correctly in weekly lessons and in daily work

Consistently spells all words correctly across the curriculum

Applies knowledge of spelling rules and patterns

Uses initial and ending sounds to begin to spell words substantial teacher support

Uses initial and ending sounds to spell words with some teacher support

Uses initial, medial, and ending sounds to spell words independently

Accurately uses all sounds in a given word

Spells high frequency words correctly

Spells few grade level words correctly

Spells some grade level words correctly

Spells most grade level words correctly

Consistently spells all grade level words quickly and easily


Handwriting

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Prints upper and lower case letters appropriately

Forms and aligns upper and lower case letters with substantial teacher support; may have many reversals

Forms and aligns upper and lower case letters with some teacher support; may have some reversals

Prints upper and lower case letters neatly and legibly; rarely has reversals

Prints upper and lower case letters neatly and legibly with no reversals. Uses appropriate letter size and spacing between words

Writes neatly and legibly in daily work

Uses appropriate letter size and spacing between words with substantial teacher support

Uses appropriate letter size and spacing between words with some teacher support

Uses appropriate letter size and spacing between words independently

Consistently and automatically uses appropriate sizing and spacing in all daily work


Content Area: Math Grade 1

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Communicates mathematics thinking using correct vocabulary

Communicates mathematics thinking using correct vocabulary with substantial teacher support

Communicates mathematics thinking using correct vocabulary with some teacher support

Communicates mathematics thinking using correct vocabulary

Communicates mathematics thinking in a variety of situations

Uses and explains appropriate strategies to solve problems using correct vocabulary

Uses appropriate strategies and correct vocabulary to solve problems with substantial teacher support

Uses appropriate strategies and correct vocabulary to solve problems with some teacher support

Uses appropriate strategies and correct vocabulary to solve problems

Uses a variety of appropriate strategies and correct vocabulary to solve problems


Number Sense and Operations

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Reads, writes and recognizes numerals

Reads, writes and recognizes one and two digit numerals with substantial teacher support

Reads, writes and recognizes one and two digit numerals with some teacher support

Reads, writes and recognizes one and two digit numerals independently

Automatically and consistently reads, writes and recognizes one and two digit numerals in a variety of places

Demonstrates skills in number sense

Identifies the place value and order of numbers up to 100 with substantial teacher support

Identifies the place value and order of numbers up to 100 with some teacher support

Identifies the place value, orders and compares numbers up to 100 independently

Automatically and consistently values, orders and compares numbers in a variety of situations

Demonstrates knowledge of addition facts

Demonstrates knowledge of facts to 12 with the use of manipulatives and substantial teacher support

Demonstrates knowledge of facts to 12 with the use of manipulatives and some teacher support

Demonstrates knowledge of facts to 12 and shows evidence of internalizing addition facts

Demonstrates mastery of facts with automaticity

Demonstrates knowledge of subtraction facts

Demonstrates knowledge of facts to 12 with the use of manipulatives and substantial teacher support

Demonstrates knowledge of facts to 12 with the use of manipulatives and some teacher support

Demonstrates knowledge of facts to 12 and shows evidence of internalizing subtraction facts

Demonstrates mastery of facts with automaticity

Identifies and counts coins

Identifies penny, nickel, dime, quarter with substantial teacher support

Identifies and tells the value of coins with some teacher support

Identifies, tells the value and counts coins independently

Makes equivalent amounts of money using pennies, nickel, dimes and quarters

Identifies common fractions as parts of wholes

Identifies common fractions as parts of wholes with substantial teacher support

Identifies common fractions as parts of wholes with some teacher support

Identifies common fractions as parts of wholes

Consistently identifies common fractions as parts of wholes in a variety of ways

Patterns, Relationships and Algebra

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Creates, describes, and extends patterns

Creates, describes and extends patterns with substantial teacher support

Creates, describes and extends patterns with some teacher support

Creates, describes and extends patterns

Creates, describes and extends complex shape and number patterns

Solves open sentences that have variables and symbols

Solves open sentences that have variables and symbols with substantial teacher support

Solves open sentences that have variables and symbols with some teacher support

Solves open sentences that have variables and symbols

Constructs and solves open sentences that have variables and symbols


Geometry

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Identifies attributes of 2-D and 3-D figures

Identifies attributes of 2-D and 3-D figures with substantial teacher support

Identifies attributes of 2-D and 3-D figures with some teacher support

Identifies attributes of 2-D and 3-D figures

Identifies, sorts and explains attributes of 2-D and 3-D figures


Measurement

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Tells time to the hour and half-hour

Tells time to the hour and half hour with substantial teacher support

Tells time to the hour and half hour with some teacher support

Tells time to the hour and half-hour

Consistently and automatically tells time to the hour and half-hour

Identifies parts of the day, week, month and calendar

Identifies parts of the day, week, month and calendar with substantial teacher support

Identifies parts of the day, week, month and calendar with some teacher support

Identifies parts of the day, week, month and calendar

Consistently and automatically identifies parts of the day, week, month and calendar in a variety of situations


Data Analysis

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Reads, interprets, organizes, and represents data

Reads, interprets, organizes, and represents data from a graph, chart or table with substantial teacher support

Reads, interprets, organizes, and represents data from a graph, chart or table with some teacher support

Reads, interprets, organizes, and represents data from a graph, chart or table

Consistently and automatically reads, interprets, organizes, and represents data from a graph, chart or table

Content Area: Science

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Communicates understanding of science concepts

Communicates understanding of science concepts through writing, speaking, and drawing with substantial teacher support

Communicates understanding of science concepts through writing, speaking, and drawing with some teacher support

Communicates understanding of science concepts through writing, speaking, and drawing

Extends and makes connections of science concepts through writing, speaking, and drawing


Life Sciences

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Shows how animals and plants use their bodies

Shows how animals and plants use their bodies with substantial teacher support

Shows how animals and plants use their bodies with some teacher support

Shows how animals and plants use their bodies

Extends and makes connections about how animals and plants use their bodies

Compares ways parents help offspring survive

Compares ways parents help offspring survive with substantial teacher support

Compares ways parents help offspring survive with some teacher support

Compares ways parents help offspring survive

Extends and makes connections about how parents help offspring survive

Earth and Space Science

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Identifies and describes the four seasons

Identifies and describes the four seasons with substantial teacher support

Identifies and describes the four seasons with some teacher support

Identifies and describes the four seasons

Extends and makes connections about the four seasons

Recognizes changes in placement of the Sun, Moon, and Stars

Recognizes changes in placement of the Sun, Moon, and Stars with substantial teacher support

Recognizes changes in placement of the Sun, Moon, and Stars with some teacher support

Recognizes changes in placement of the Sun, Moon, and Stars

Extends and makes connections about the placement of the Sun, Moon, and Stars

Physical Science

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Shows what happens when objects block a beam of light

Shows what happens when objects block a beam of light with substantial teacher support

Shows what happens when objects block a beam of light with some teacher support

Shows what happens when objects block a beam of light

Extends and makes connections about what happens when objects block a beam of light

Demonstrates that vibrating materials make sound

Demonstrates that vibrating materials make sound with substantial teacher support

Demonstrates that vibrating materials make sound with some teacher support

Demonstrates that vibrating materials make sound

Extends and makes connections about making sound through vibrations


Social Studies

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Identifies major American historical events and figures

Identifies major American historical events and figures with substantial teacher support

Identifies major American historical events and figures with some teacher support

Identifies major American historical events and figures

Extends and makes connections

Locates and describes important geographical locations

Locates and describes important geographical locations with substantial teacher support

Locates and describes important geographical locations with some teacher support

Locates and describes important geographical locations

Extends and makes connections

Grade 1 Report Card Rubric Word Doc

Grade 2

Content Area: English/Language Arts – Reading and Literature

Statements from Report Card

Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Applies appropriate phonics skills to decode words

Uses letter/sound relationships, blends sounds to make words with substantial teacher support

Blends sounds to make words, uses letter/sound association to decode simple words, recognizes and uses rhyming words with some teacher support

Applies appropriate phonics skills by decoding phonetically and accurately one syllable and/or multi- syllabic words

Consistently uses multiple phonics strategies plus self correction to identify new words

Applies strategies to identify word meaning

Uses picture clues and context clues to identify word meaning with substantial teacher support

Uses picture clues and context clues to identify word meaning with some teacher support

Uses a variety of strategies to identify word meaning

Is able to identify word meaning and correctly use the word in and out of context

Recognizes high frequency words

Identifies few high frequency sight words using visual memory

Identifies some high frequency sight words using visual memory

Identifies expected high frequency sight words both in and out of context

Automatically identifies and uses high frequency sight words both in and out of context

Reads orally with fluency

Reads word by word or in short phrases with many miscues

Reads in longer phrases with some expression and with a few miscues

Reads accurately and fluently with awareness of punctuation

Reads grade appropriate text fluently and accurately using multiple strategies, expression, and voice

Demonstrates comprehension of text through a variety of strategies

Makes a prediction using pictures and retells a part of the story with substantial teacher support

Makes an appropriate prediction using pictures and prior knowledge; retells a story with the beginning, middle, and end with some teacher support

Demonstrates comprehension of text through prediction, retelling with detail, and making connections

Consistently retells a story including all essential details and sequences story events; consistently makes strong predictions, connections, and inferences

Identifies story elements

Identifies character and setting with substantial teacher support

Identifies character, setting, problem, and solution with some teacher support

Identifies characters, setting, problem, solution and plot

Consistently identifies characters, setting, plot, problem and solution, and cause and effect

Applies common features of nonfiction

Applies common features of nonfiction text with substantial teacher support

Applies common features of nonfiction text with some teacher support

Applies common features of nonfiction text

Applies common features of nonfiction text and makes connections across the curriculum


Oral Language

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Contributes knowledge to class discussion

Contributes to class discussion in order to develop a topic with substantial teacher support

Contributes to class discussion in order to develop a topic with some teacher support

Contributes to class discussion in order to develop a topic

Can access prior knowledge to express thoughts and make appropriate connections

Gives oral presentations

Expresses focused ideas about personal experiences or interests, using clear enunciation and adequate volume with substantial teacher support

Expresses focused ideas about personal experiences or interests, using clear enunciation and adequate volume with some teacher support

Expresses focused ideas about personal experiences or interests, using clear enunciation and adequate volume

Can extend ideas orally by making cross-curricular connections

Distinguishes between formal and informal language

Identifies formal and informal language with substantial teacher support

Identifies and uses formal and informal language with some teacher support

Identifies and uses formal and informal language

Identifies and uses formal and informal language across the curriculum


Written Language

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Applies conventions of grammar

Rarely uses proper grammar, correct sentences structure, capitalization and punctuation

Sometimes uses proper grammar and correct sentence structure including capitalization and punctuation in written work

Uses proper grammar and correct sentence structure including capitalization and punctuation

Consistently uses proper grammar in complex sentences; consistently uses capital letters and ending marks appropriately

Organizes ideas in writing

Brainstorms either orally or in writing; begins to form simple sentences related to a topic with substantial teacher support

Brainstorms and writes several sentences related to a topic; begins to include descriptive language with some teacher support

Brainstorms, organizes and expresses ideas in writing including descriptive language

Independently writes an organized piece to include purpose, clarity, and details

Revises writing to improve purpose, clarity, and details

Revises a topic sentence and a few simple detailed sentences with substantial teacher support

Revises a paragraph with a topic sentence, several supporting details and a closing sentence with some teacher support

Revises an organized piece with purpose, clarity, and detail

Independently revises writing for purpose, clarity, and detail


Spelling

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Spells assigned words correctly

Spells few words correctly on weekly spelling lessons

Spells some words correctly on weekly spelling lessons but is inconsistent when spelling in daily work

Spells most words correctly in weekly lessons and in daily work

Consistently spells all words correctly across the curriculum

Applies knowledge of spelling rules and patterns

Applies knowledge of spelling rules and patterns to everyday writing with substantial teacher support

Applies knowledge of spelling rules and patterns to everyday writing with some teacher support

Applies knowledge of spelling rules and patterns to everyday writing

Consistently and independently applies knowledge of spelling rules and patterns to everyday writing

Spells high frequency words correctly

Spells few grade level high frequency words correctly

Spells some grade level high frequency words correctly

Spells most grade level high frequency words correctly

Consistently spells all grade level words quickly and easily


Handwriting

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Prints upper and lower case letters appropriately

Rarely forms numbers and letters appropriately when printing

Sometimes forms numbers and letters appropriately with some teacher support

Forms numbers and letters appropriately

Consistently forms numbers and upper and lower case letters correctly and legibly

Writes neatly and legibly in daily work

Rarely writes neatly and legibly and uses appropriate spacing between words and sentences

Sometimes writes neatly and legibly and uses appropriate spacing between words and sentences

Writes neatly and legibly and uses appropriate spacing between words and sentences

Independently and consistently writes neatly and legibly and uses appropriate spacing between words and sentences


Content Area: Math, Grade 2

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Communicates mathematical thinking using correct vocabulary

Communicates thinking using correct vocabulary, both orally and in writing, with substantial teacher support

Communicates thinking using correct vocabulary, both orally and in writing, with some teacher support

Communicates thinking using correct vocabulary, both orally and in writing

Communicates, extends and applies thinking using correct vocabulary, both orally and in writing

Uses and explains appropriate strategies to solve problems using correct vocabulary

Uses and explains appropriate strategies to solve problems using correct vocabulary with substantial teacher support

Uses and explains appropriate strategies to solve problems using correct vocabulary with some teacher support

Consistently applies and uses appropriate strategies and operations to solve problems using the correct vocabulary

Uses a variety of independent strategies and operations to solve problems in different ways and extends mathematical thinking

Number Sense

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Reads, writes and recognizes numerals

Reads, writes and recognizes numerals with substantial teacher support

Reads, writes, and recognizes numerals with some teacher support

Reads, writes, and recognizes numerals

Consistently and independently reads, writes, and recognizes numerals

Identifies place value to the thousands place

Identifies place value of ones, tens, hundreds, and thousands with substantial teacher support

Identifies place value of ones, tens, hundreds, and thousands with some teacher support

Identifies place value of ones, tens, hundreds, and thousands

Consistently and independently and automatically identifies place value of ones, tens, hundreds, and thousands

Demonstrates knowledge of addition facts

Demonstrates knowledge of grade level addition facts by using various strategies and with substantial teacher support

Demonstrates knowledge of grade level addition facts by using various strategies

Demonstrates knowledge of grade level addition facts

Demonstrates automatic knowledge of grade level addition facts

Demonstrates knowledge of subtraction facts

Demonstrates knowledge of grade level subtraction facts by using various strategies and substantial teacher support

Demonstrates knowledge of grade level subtraction facts by using various strategies

Demonstrates knowledge of grade level subtraction facts

Demonstrates automatic knowledge of grade level subtraction facts

Solves, explains, and estimates addition problems with and without regrouping

Rarely is able to add numbers with and without regrouping

Sometimes is able to add numbers with and without regrouping with some teacher support

Estimates and solves addition problems with and without regrouping

Explains, estimates, and solves addition problems with and without regrouping

Solves, explains, and estimates subtraction problems with and without regrouping

Rarely is able to subtract numbers with and without regrouping

Sometimes is able to subtract numbers with and without regrouping with some teacher support

Estimates and solves addition problems with and without regrouping

Explains, estimates, and solves subtraction problems with and without regrouping

Identifies and uses coins and bills

Rarely is able to identify and know the value of a penny, nickel, dime, quarter, half dollar, dollar, and different dollar bills

Sometimes is able to identify and know the value of a penny, nickel, dime, quarter, half dollar, dollar, and different dollar bills with some teacher support

Uses coins to show specific money amounts; demonstrates equivalent amounts of coin combinations

Uses knowledge of money values to compute change

Identifies, represents, and compares fractions

Rarely is able to identify and write fractions up to fourths as parts of a whole and part of a group

Sometimes is able to identify and write fractions up to fourths with some teacher support as parts of a whole and part of a group

Identifies, represents, and compares fractions up to fourths as parts of a whole and part of a group

Identifies, represents, and compares fractions as parts of a whole and part of a group; identifies equivalent fractions

Patterns, Relationships, and Algebra

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Creates, describes, and extends patterns

Creates, describes, and extends geometric and number patterns with substantial teacher support

Creates, describes, and extends geometric and number patterns with some teacher support

Creates, describes, and extends geometric and number patterns with

Creates, describes, extends, and explains geometric and number patterns

Solves open sentences that have variables and symbols

Solves open sentences that have variables and symbols with substantial teacher support

Solves open sentences that have variables and symbols with some teacher support

Solves open sentences that have variables and symbols

Constructs and solves open sentences that have variables and symbols

Geometry

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Identifies and describes attributes of 2-D and 3-D figures

Rarely identifies and describes attributes of 2-D and 3-D figures using manipulatives

Sometimes identifies and describes attributes of 2-D and 3-D figures using manipulatives with some teacher support

Identifies and describes attributes of 2-D and 3-D figures

Compares the attributes of 2-D and 3-D figures independently

Measurement

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Tells time to hour, half hour, and quarter intervals

Rarely is able to tell time to the hour and half hour

Sometimes is able to tell time to the hour and half hour with some teacher support

Tells time to hour, half hour, and quarter hour intervals

Is able to identify all increments of time and computes elapsed time

Identifies parts of the day including morning, afternoon, and evening, days of the week, and months of the year

Rarely identifies parts of the day including morning, afternoon, and evening, days of the week, and months of the year

Sometimes identifies parts of the day including morning, afternoon, and evening, days of the week, and months of the year some teacher support

Identifies parts of the day including morning, afternoon, and evening, days of the week, and months of the year

Computes elapsed time using dates and time of day

Identifies dates using a calendar

Rarely identifies dates using a calendar

Sometimes identifies dates using a calendar

Identifies dates using a calendar

Computes elapsed time of dates using a calendar

Measures, estimates and compares objects using appropriate tools

Rarely is able to recognize units of measurement for length, weight, and capacity

Selects and correctly uses appropriate tools for measurement of length, weight, and capacity with some teacher support

Measures, estimates and compares objects using appropriate tools for length, weight, and capacity

Measures and compares different forms of measurement

Data Analysis

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Reads, interprets, organizes, and represents data

Read, interprets, organizes, and represents data from a chart, graph, or table with substantial teacher help

Reads, interprets, organizes, and represents data from a graph, chart, or table with some teacher support

Reads, interprets, organizes, and represents data from a graph, chart, or table

Consistently and automatically, reads, interprets, organizes, and represents data in a graph, chart, or table


Content Area: Science

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Communicates understanding of science concepts

Communicates understanding of science concepts through writing, speaking, and drawing with substantial teacher support

Communicates understanding of science concepts through writing, speaking, and drawing with some teacher support

Communicates understanding of science concepts through writing, speaking, and drawing

Extends and makes connections of science concepts through writing, speaking, and drawing


Life Science

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Explains how plants depend on surroundings

Explains how plants depend on surroundings with substantial teacher support

Explains how plants depend on surroundings with some teacher support

Explains how plants depend on surroundings

Recognizes that plants are living things and is able to compare plants with other living things

Explains how animals depend on surroundings

Explains how animals depend on surroundings with substantial teacher support

Explains how animals depend on surroundings with some teacher support

Explains how animals depend on surroundings

Recognizes that animals are living things and is able to compare animals with other living things

Earth and Space Science

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Maps a variety of landforms

Maps a variety of landforms with substantial teacher support

Maps a variety of landforms with some teacher support

Maps a variety of landforms

Maps a variety of landforms and is able to extend and apply this concept to other areas

Shows how wind and water can move materials and impact the land

Shows how wind and water can move materials and impact the land with substantial teacher support

Shows how wind and water can move materials and impact the land with some teacher support

Shows how wind and water can move materials and impact the land

Shows how wind and water can move materials and impact the land and is able to extend and apply this concept to other areas

Physical Science

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Describes and classifies different kinds of materials by properties

Describes and classifies different kinds of materials by properties with substantial teacher support

Describes and classifies different kinds of materials by properties with some teacher support

Describes and classifies different kinds of materials by properties

Describes and classifies different kinds of materials by properties and is able to extend and apply this concept to other areas

Shows the effects of friction on the temperature and speed of objects

Shows the effects of friction on the temperature and speed of objects with substantial teacher support

Shows the effects of friction on the temperature and speed of objects with some teacher support

Shows the effects of friction on the temperature and speed of objects

Shows the effects of friction on the temperature and speed of objects and is able to extend and apply this concept to other areas


Content Area: Social Studies

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Level 1 Achievement

Level 2 Achievement

Level 3 Achievement

Level 4 Achievement

Locates and describes the continents and other major topographical features

Locates and identifies some of the continents and other major topographical features of the world with substantial teacher support

Locates and identifies some of the continents and other major topographical features of the world with some teacher support

Locates and identifies the continents, the world’s major bodies of water, the five major rivers in the world and the major mountain ranges

Locates and identifies the continents, the world’s major bodies of water, the five major rivers in the world, the major mountain ranges, and additional topographical features

Describes their personal history

Describes own personal history by locating family origins and giving examples of traditions and customs from other countries with substantial teacher support

Describes own personal history by locating family origins and giving examples of traditions and customs from other countries with some teacher support

Describes own personal history by locating family origins and giving examples of traditions and customs from other countries

Describes own personal history by locating family origins and giving examples of traditions and customs, as well as comparing traditions and customs from other countries to own history

Describes and compares different ways individuals have achieved great accomplishments

Describes and compares different ways individuals have achieved great accomplishments with substantial teacher support

Describes and compares different ways individuals have achieved great accomplishments with some teacher support

Describes and compares different ways individuals have achieved great accomplishments

Describes and compares different ways individuals have achieved great accomplishments and is able to make connections to other content areas

Grade 2 Report Card RubricWord Doc

Grade 3

Content Area: English/Language Arts – Reading and Literature 1

Effort

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2

3

4

Applies strategies to identify word meaning

Uses context clues to identify word meaning with substantial teacher support.

Uses context clues to identify word meaning with some teacher support.

Uses a variety of strategies to identify word meaning

Is able to identify word meaning and correctly use the word in and out of context

Reads orally with fluency

Reads word by word or in short phrases with miscues using little expression

Reads in longer phrases with few miscues attending to some expression

Reads with accuracy, fluency, and expression

Reads text that is above grade level with accuracy, fluency and expression

Demonstrates comprehension of text through a variety of strategies

Demonstrates comprehension with substantial teacher support

Demonstrates comprehension with some teacher support

Demonstrates comprehension of text

Demonstrates comprehension of text using multiple strategies including higher level skills and strategies

Makes inferences and supports them with text evidence

Responds with literal interpretation; beginning to comprehend inferential meaning substantial teacher support

Comprehends inferential meaning of texts in written or oral form with some teacher support

Comprehends inferential meaning of in written or oral form

Demonstrates inferential comprehension of text using multiple strategies in written or oral form

Identifies story elements

Identifies problem, solution, character, and setting with substantial teacher support

Identifies problem, solution, character, and setting with some teacher support

Identifies problem, solution, character, setting and analyzes how major events lead from problem to solution

Identifies problem, solution, character, setting and analyzes how major events lead from problem to solution in higher level text

Applies common features of nonfiction

Applies knowledge of text features (title, headings, glossary, diagrams) with substantial teacher support

Applies knowledge of text feature with some teacher support

Applies knowledge of text features

Independently applies knowledge of text

features to comprehend higher level text


Oral Language

Effort

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2

3

4

Contributes knowledge to class discussions

Develops ideas and generates questions with substantial teacher support

Develops ideas and generates questions with some teacher support

Develops ideas and generates questions

Extends ideas, generates questions, and makes connections

Gives oral presentations

Expresses focused ideas orally using eye contact, proper place, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation with substantial teacher support

Expresses focused ideas orally using eye contact, proper place, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation with some teacher support

Expresses focused ideas orally using eye contact, proper place, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation

Extends focused ideas orally with clarity using eye contact, proper place, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation


Writing and Composition

Effort

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2

3

4

Applies conventions of grammar

Rarely uses proper grammar, correct sentence structure, capitalization and punctuation

Sometimes uses proper grammar, correct sentence structure, capitalization and punctuation;

Uses proper grammar, correct sentence structure, capitalization and punctuation

Consistently uses proper grammar in complex sentences; consistently uses capital letters and ending marks appropriately

Organizes ideas in writing

Brainstorms, organizes, and writes a piece with purpose, clarity and detail with substantial teacher support.

Brainstorms, organizes, and writes a piece with purpose, clarity and detail with some teacher support.

Brainstorms, organizes, and writes a piece with purpose, clarity and detail.

Independently brainstorms, organizes, and writes a piece with purpose, clarity and detail using several related paragraphs.

Revises writing to improve purpose, clarity, and details

Revises writing to improve purpose, clarity, and details with substantial teacher support

Revises writing to improve purpose, clarity, and details with some teacher support

Revises writing to improve purpose, clarity, and details

Independently Revises writing to improve purpose, clarity, and details

Distinguishes between formal and informal language

Uses appropriate language for different audiences and purposes with substantial teacher support

Uses appropriate language for different audiences and purposes with some teacher support

Uses appropriate language for different audiences and purposes

Adapts formal and informal language to achieve a purpose for a variety of audiences

Uses evidence from the text to support a written response

Rarely uses evidence from the text to support a written response and/or only completed with substantial teacher support

Sometimes uses evidence from the text to support a written response and/or only completed with some teacher support

Uses evidence from the text to adequately support a written response

Written response shows extended analysis of text


Spelling

Effort

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2

3

4

Spells assigned words correctly

Spells few assigned words correctly

Spells some assigned words correctly

Spells most assigned words correctly

Consistently spells assigned words quickly and easily

Applies knowledge of spelling rules, patterns and high frequency words

Rarely applies knowledge of spelling rules, patterns and high frequency words

Sometimes applies knowledge of spelling rules, patterns and high frequency words

Applies knowledge of grade level spelling rules, patterns and high frequency words

Consistently applies knowledge of advanced spelling rules, patterns and high frequency words


Handwriting

Effort

1

2

3

4

Forms cursive letters neatly and legibly in daily work

Rarely forms and aligns upper and lower case cursive letters leaving appropriate spacing

Sometimes forms and aligns upper and lower case cursive letters leaving appropriate spacing

Forms and aligns upper and lower case cursive letters leaving appropriate spacing

Consistently uses cursive neatly and legibly using appropriate spacing


Content Area: Mathematics, Grade 3 – Problem Solving

Effort

1

2

3

4

Communicates mathematical thinking using correct vocabulary

Communicates mathematical thinking using correct vocabulary with substantial teacher support

Communicates mathematical thinking using correct vocabulary with some teacher support

Communicates mathematical thinking using correct vocabulary

Communicates and extends mathematical thinking using correct vocabulary

Uses and explains appropriate strategies to solve problems using correct vocabulary

Uses appropriate strategies and operations to solve problems with substantial teacher support

Uses appropriate strategies and operations to solve problems with some teacher support

Consistently applies and uses appropriate strategies and operations to solve problems using the correct vocabulary

Uses a variety of independent strategies and operations to solve problems in different ways and extends mathematical thinking


Number Sense and Operations

Effort

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2

3

4

Demonstrates an understanding of place value

Demonstrates an understanding of place value through 9,999 only with substantial teacher support

Demonstrates an understanding of place value through 9,999 with some teacher support

Demonstrates an understanding of place value through 9,999

Demonstrates an understanding of place value beyond 9,999

Understands and uses the strategies of rounding whole numbers

Round whole numbers to the nearest 10, 100, 1000 and understands and uses the strategies of rounding with substantial teacher support

Round whole numbers to the nearest 10, 100, 1000 and understands and uses the strategies of rounding with some teacher support

Round whole numbers to the nearest 10, 100, 1000 and understands and uses the strategies of rounding

Round whole numbers to the nearest 10, 100, 1000 and beyond; and understands and uses the strategies of rounding

Demonstrates a knowledge of basic facts

Demonstrates a knowledge of a few basic facts with automaticity

Demonstrates a knowledge of some basic facts with automaticity

Demonstrates a knowledge of basic facts with automaticity

Demonstrates a knowledge beyond the basic facts with automaticity

Adds and subtracts numbers up to 4 digit

Solves up to four digit addition and subtraction problems with substantial teacher support

Solves up to four digit addition and subtraction problems with some teacher support

Solves up to four digit addition and subtraction problems

Solves addition and subtraction problems with more than four digits accurately

Multiplies 2 digit by 1 digit

Solves two digit by one digit multiplication problems with substantial teacher support

Solves two digit by one digit multiplication problems with some teacher support

Solves two digit by one digit multiplication problems

Solves multi-digit multiplication problems

Identifies, represents, and compares fractions; adds and subtracts fractions with like denominators

Identifies, represents, compares fractions; adds and subtracts fractions with like denominators with substantial teacher support

Identifies, represents, compares fractions; adds and subtracts fractions with like denominators with some teacher support

Identifies, represents, compares fractions; adds and subtracts fractions with like denominators

Uses fractions to solve complex problems


Patterns, Relations & Algebra

Effort

1

2

3

4

Creates, describes, extends, and explains patterns

Creates, describes, extends, and explains geometric and number patterns with substantial teacher support

Creates, describes, extends, and explains geometric and number patterns with some teacher support

Creates, describes, extends, and explains geometric and number patterns

Creates, describes, extends, and explains geometric, and operational patterns

Constructs and solves open sentences that have variables and symbols

Constructs and solves open sentences that have variables and symbols with substantial teacher support

Constructs and solves open sentences that have variables and symbols with some teacher support

Constructs and solves open sentences that have variables and symbols

Constructs and solves a variety of open sentences that have variables and symbols

Geometry

Effort

1

2

3

4

Identifies, classifies, and compares attributes of 2-D and 3-D figures

Identifies, classifies, and compares attributes of 2-D and 3-D figures with substantial teacher support

Identifies, classifies, and compares attributes of 2-D and 3-D figures with some teacher support

Identifies, classifies, and compares attributes of 2-D and 3-D figures

Extends analysis of attributes of 2-D and 3-D figures

Identifies angles

Identifies angles as right angles, less than right angles and greater than right angles with substantial teacher support

Identifies angles as right angles, less than right angles and greater than right angles with some teacher support

Identifies angles as right angles, less than right angles and greater than right angles

Extends analysis of angles

Identifies and draws parallel, perpendicular, and other intersecting lines; locates points on a grid

Identifies and draws parallel, perpendicular, and other intersecting lines, rays, line segments; locates points on a grid with substantial teacher support

Identifies and draws parallel, perpendicular, and other intersecting lines, rays, line segments; locates points on a grid with some teacher support

Identifies and draws parallel, perpendicular, and other intersecting lines, rays, line segments; locates points on a grid

Compares and contrasts various lines in different 2-dimensional shapes

Identifies and draws lines of symmetry in 2-D shapes

Identifies and draws lines of symmetry in 2-D shapes with substantial teacher support

Identifies and draws lines of symmetry in 2-D shapes with some teacher support assistance

Identifies and draws lines of symmetry in 2-D shapes

Extends analysis of lines of symmetry


Measurement

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2

3

4

Tells time to the minute.

Tells time to the minute on analog and digital clocks using a.m. and p.m. with substantial teacher support

Tells time to the minute on analog and digital clocks using a.m. and p.m. with some teacher support

Tells time to the minute on analog and digital clocks using a.m. and p.m.

Tells time to the minute on analog and digital clocks using a.m. and p.m.

Computes elapsed time for less than one hour

Computes elapsed time for less than one hour by the minute with substantial teacher support

Computes elapsed time for less than one hour by the minute with some teacher support

Computes elapsed time for less than one hour by the minute

Computes elapsed time for more than one hour by the minute

Computes elapsed time using a calendar

Computes elapsed time using a calendar for less than 30 days with substantial teacher support

Computes elapsed time using a calendar for less than 30 days with some teacher support

Computes elapsed time using a calendar for less than 30 days

Computes elapsed time using a calendar more than 30 days

Identifies and uses appropriate metric and customary units to estimate, measure and solve problems

Identifies and uses appropriate metric and customary units to estimate, measure and solve problems with substantial teacher support

Identifies and uses appropriate metric and customary units to estimate, measure and solve problems with some teacher support

Identifies and uses appropriate metric and customary units to estimate, measure and solve problems

Extends analysis of appropriate units of measure to solve problems

Carry out simple unit conversions within a system of measurement

Carry out simple unit conversions within a system of measurement with substantial teacher support

Carry out simple unit conversions within a system of measurement with some teacher support

Carry out simple unit conversions within a system of measurement

Carry out complex unit conversions within a system of measurement


Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability

Effort

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2

3

4

Collects and organizes data

Collects and organizes data using observation, measurements, surveys, or experiments and identify an appropriate way to display data with substantial teacher support

Collects and organizes data using observation, measurements, surveys, or experiments and identify an appropriate way to display data with some teacher support

Collects and organizes data using observation, measurements, surveys, or experiments and identify an appropriate way to display data

Collects and organizes data using observation, measurements, surveys, or experiments and identify a variety of appropriate ways to display data

Constructs and draws conclusions from representations of data sets

Constructs and draws conclusions from representations of data sets in tables, line plots, pictographs, tallies, and bar graphs with substantial teacher support

Constructs and draws conclusions from representations of data sets in tables, line plots, pictographs, tallies, and bar graphs with some teacher support

Constructs and draws conclusions from representations of data sets in tables, line plots, pictographs, tallies, and bar graphs

Constructs and draws complex conclusions from representations of data sets in tables, line plots, pictographs, tallies, and bar graphs


Content Area: Science

Effort

1

2

3

4

Communicates understanding of science concepts

Communicates understanding of science concepts through writing, speaking and drawing with substantial teacher support

Communicates understanding of science concepts through writing, speaking and drawing with some teacher support

Communicates understanding of science concepts through writing, speaking and drawing

Extends and makes connections of science concepts through writing, speaking and drawing


Life Science

Effort

1

2

3

4

Understands that adaptations help animals to survive

Understands that adaptations (structures and behaviors) help animals survive in its habitat with substantial teacher support

Understands that adaptations (structures and behaviors) help animals survive in its habitat with some teacher support

Understands that adaptations (structures and behaviors) help animals survive in its habitat

Extends and makes connections of adaptations

Understands that life cycles vary for all living things

Understands that life cycles vary for all living things with substantial teacher support

Understands that life cycles vary for all living things with some teacher support

Understands that life cycles vary for all living things

Extends and makes connections of life cycles

Describes the life cycle of a butterfly

Identifies one stage of the life cycle of a butterfly

Identifies two stages of the life cycle of a butterfly

Identifies all three stages of the life cycle of a butterfly

Extends and makes connections to other living things


Earth and Space Science

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Summarizes information about the climate of different regions of the world

Summarizes information about the climate of different regions of the world with substantial teacher support

Summarizes information about the climate of different regions of the world with some teacher support

Summarizes information about the climate of different regions of the world

Extends and makes connections about climate

Predicts typical weather based on data

Predicts typical weather based on data with substantial teacher support

Predicts typical weather based on data with some teacher support

Predicts typical weather based on data

Extends and makes connections about weather predictions based on data


Physical Science

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Explains the effect of forces on an object

Explains the effect of forces on an object with substantial teacher support

Explains the effect of forces on an object with some teacher support

Explains the effect of forces on an object

Extends and makes connections about forces

Shows the nature of forces between magnets

Shows the nature of forces between magnets with substantial teacher support

Shows the nature of forces between magnets with some teacher support

Shows the nature of forces between magnets

Extends and makes connections about forces between magnets


Content Area: Social Studies

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Demonstrates knowledge of the history, documents, and people of Massachusetts

Demonstrates knowledge of the history, documents, and people of Massachusetts since the Pilgrims with substantial teacher support

Demonstrates knowledge of the history, documents, and people of Massachusetts since the Pilgrims with some teacher support

Demonstrates knowledge of the history, documents, and people of Massachusetts since the Pilgrims

Extends and makes connections

Describes and compares different ways Massachusetts individuals have achieved great accomplishments

Describes and compares different ways Massachusetts individuals have achieved great accomplishments with substantial teacher support

Describes and compares different ways Massachusetts individuals have achieved great accomplishments with some teacher support

Describes and compares different ways Massachusetts individuals have achieved great accomplishments

Extends and makes connections

Identifies and describes the function of business and public services in a community

Identifies and describes the function of business and public services in a community with substantial teacher support

Identifies and describes the function of business and public services in a community with some teacher support

Identifies and describes the function of business and public services in a community

Extends and makes connections

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