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Name_______________

The Great Slug Project

Period ______

Rubric

Student # ______

Points
Page

Title - Be sure to put your name and page number on each page!!

_____/100

Cover

Figure One - The Banana (or Giant Garden) Slug Word splash

Rubric

This Rubric

_____/ 100

1.

Slug Anatomy Research answers

_____/75

2.

Slug Biology Research answers

_____/75

3.

Slug Ecology Research answers

_____/50

4.

Data Table One: The Great Slug Race

_____/50

5.

Bar Graph One: The Great Slug Race

_____/50

6.

Data Table Two: Slug Glue Vs Glue Stick

_____/50

7.

Bar Graph Two: Slug Glue Vs Glue Stick

_____/100

8.

Slug Race, Slug Glue, & Worm Research Questions

_____/50

9.

Slug Slimed Crossword

_____/30

10.

N otes: draft Figure, DT 1, DT 2, DT3, Graph 1-2

_____/75

EC1

Bonus Extra Credit Banana Slug Research Answers

_____/5/20

EC

Parent Signature / Review

_____/730

Total

(825 pts possible w/maximum EC above)

Peer Grading certification: I certify I have fairly evaluated this work to the best of my ability and I have discussed the grading of this packet with my peer. I understand that if my final grade is > 10% above Mr. S/R's final, both students will be docked the overage....

Peer Name ___________________ Peer Signature __________________

The Great Slug Project Grading Standards.

Front Cover

special

• Figures Format

• Multiple Colors used on entire Figure

criteria

• Slug completely labeled

• 50 words or phrases describing the slug

Six Traits criteria.

• Ideas

• Organization

• Voice

• Word Choice

• Sentence fluency

• Conventions

Note: When answering questions your answer must restate/reflect the question !

Figure criteria:

• Done in pencil / colored pencil except for outlining - then Pentel V7 brand extra fine RR

• Labeled as "Figure ___"

• Titled

• Large

• Clear

• Accurate

• Parts well labeled (on Horizontal)

• Scale (if required)

• Colored w/Colored pencils

• If a microscopic figure must include the magnification and a reference circle

Data Table criteria:

• Done in pencil / colored pencil

• Labeled as "Data table __"

• Titled

• Categories on horizontal

• Trials/Experiments on vertical

• Legend explains data, calculations etc.

• Boxed in

• Data correctly entered/calculated

Graphs criteria -

• Labeled as "Graph ____"

• Titled

• Clearly named/drawn x axis

• X scale clearly marked/set up

• Clearly named/drawn y axis

• Y scale clearly marked/set up

• Points accurately plotted

• If Bar graph, bars labeled

• Legend (2 or more data lines/bars)

Worksheet /Crosswords

criteria: .

• If colored, uses colored pencils

• Questions answered completely

• Directions followed correctly

• Spaces filled out neatly, in line, and orderly with thought and quality evident.

Typed Work criteria:

• Spell check thoroughly•

Palatino, Helvetica, Times or New York fonts

• 12 point type for text

• Space and a half or double space

Parents - You may sign below for 5 pts. Alternately you may choose to also review and comment on your student's work for up to 20 points. In this case specifically comment on whether your student followed the stated criteria for the Front Cover & pages 1/2 above. Please speak solely to the standards listed above. Thank you Mr. S/R!__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Parent signature ____________________________ Date ____________

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