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Lessons from History Rubric

Use this scoring guide in combination with the "Lessons from History" lesson.
Teaching Strategies:
Grades:
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8

Lessons from History Rubric

Scoring Guide
4

Exemplary

Student:

  • gathers information from the website with little or no guidance.
  • writes a succinct paragraph summarizing an historical event.
  • contributes actively in a group discussion of historical events, sharing many ideas and opinions.
  • clearly understands and can fully explain why historical events are relevant today.
3

Competent

Student:

  • gathers information from the website with some guidance.
  • writes a paragraph summarizing an historical event, though it may be a little too detailed.
  • contributes to a group discussion of historical events, sharing some ideas and opinions.
  • understands and can give some reasons why historical events are relevant today.
2

Developing

Student:

  • gathers information from the website with teacher or peer guidance.
  • writes some ideas about an historical event but doesn't really summarize it.
  • listens to a group discussion of historical events but is hesitant to share ideas or opinions.
  • can give one reason why historical events are relevant today.
1

Emerging

Student:

  • has difficulty finding or gathering information from the website.
  • does not write a summary of an historical event.
  • does not listen or contribute to a group discussion of historical events.
  • cannot explain why historical events are relevant today.
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