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6th grade Research project Rubric 
Students will use this rubric as they write a short research paper about Jet Streams. It will be their grading rubric when the paper is completed.
Rubric Code: H246B63
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Subject: Science  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: (none)

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  Excellent

8 pts

Good

7 pts

Average

6 pts

Fair

5 pts

Poor

4 pts

Informational Content

Excellent

All content is relevent or is necessary in order to understand your project topic. All parts of information is included.
Good

Most content is relevent or is necessary in order to understand your project topic. Most parts of information is included.
Average

Some content is not relevent or is not necessary in order to understand your project topic. Some parts of important information is missing.
Fair

Large amounts of content is not relevent or is not necessary in order to understand your project topic. Large parts of important information is missing.
Poor

Content is not relevent or is not necessary in order to understand your project topic. Important information is missing.
Organization

Excellent

Inviting introduction and conclusion that are unique and connected. Creative pacing and topics are related and grouped together in an organized way.
Good

Effective introduction and conclusion. Facts follow a logical sequence.
Average

Simple introduction and conclusion Facts are linked in a logical manner.
Fair

Ineffective introduction and conclusion, OR, 1 is missing. Facts are strung together in an unorganized manner.
Poor

No introduction or conclusion is included. Hard to follow.
Document Length Requirements

Excellent

4 paragraphs and/or more than 6 sentences per paragraph
Good

3 or more paragraphs and/or more than 5 sentences per paragraph
Average

4 paragraphs with 5 sentences each.
Fair

2 paragraphs and/or paragraphs with less than 5 sentences
Poor

Less than 2 paragraphs and/or paragraphs with less than 4 sentences.
Sentence Fluency and Word Choice

Excellent

Rhythm and flow feel natural. Varied sentence length and structure invites expressive reading. Excellent word choice.
Good

Begins to have flow and rhythm. Strong and varied structure. Oral reading leads to expression in places. Word choice is effective and at times creative.
Average

Attempts compound and complex sentences. Parts invite oral reading. Sentences have different beginnings. There are some words that help to enhance meaning.
Fair

Some simple sentences. Occasional connecting word use. Oral reading is difficult. Words convey general meaning.
Poor

Choppy, incomplete or rambling sentences. Oral reading not possible. Repetitive. Word choice is limited or used incorrectly.
Mechanics (Spelling and Grammar)

Excellent

No spelling errors. Accurate punctuation and no grammar errors.
Good

Less than 2 spelling errors. No punctuation, grammar, or capitalization errors.
Average

3-5 spelling errors. 1-2 punctuation, grammar, or capitalization errors.
Fair

6 or more spelling errors. 3-5 errors on punctuation and capitalization. 3-5 grammar errors.
Poor

7 or more spelling errors. More than 6 punctuation, capitalization and grammar errors.
Similarities and Differences

Excellent

Includes 5 similarities and 5 differences between the text in the book and the research online.
Good

Includes 4 similarities and 4 differences between the text in the book and the research online.
Average

Includes 3 similarities and or 3 differences between the text in the book and the research online.
Fair

Includes 2 similarities and or 2 differences between the text in the book and the research online.
Poor

Includes 1 similarities and or 1 differences between the text in the book and the research online.
Work-cited page

Excellent

Has an APA work-cited page
Good
Average
Fair
Poor

Does not have an APA work-cited page.





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