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iRubric: Water Cycle Creative Writing Book rubric

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Water Cycle Creative Writing Book 
Create a picture book about the journey of a drop of water.
Rubric Code: F222934
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Subject: Science  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: K-5


Powered by iRubric Water Cycle Story
Write a story about a water molecule that travels through the Water Cycle.
  Excellent

The story makes a complete journey through each stage of the water cycle in more than one form. The journey travels to different paths each time.

4 pts

Good

The journey travels the water cycle making at least 8 steps in the cycle system.

3 pts

Fair

The journey travels the water cycle making at least 5 steps in the water cycle

2 pts

Poor

The journey only makes 4 of the water cycle steps.

1 pts

Water Cycle Process

Excellent

Your water molecule travels through the entire water cycle.
Good

Your water molecule ooes not travel through one part of the water cycle.
Fair

Your water molecule does not travel through two parts of the water cycle.
Poor

Your water molecule misses three or more of the parts of the water cycle.
Transitions

Excellent

The transition between each stage of the water cycle is clearly explained in detail. The author explains how the water molecule travels from one stage of the water cycle to the next.
Good

The transition between each stage of the water cycle is explained. The author mentions how the water molecule travels from one stage of the water cycle to the next.
Fair

The transition between each stage of the water cycle is mentioned. The author mentions how the water molecule travels from one stage of the water cycle to the next.
Poor

The transition between each stage of the water cycle is not mentioned. The author does not mention how the water molecule travels from one stage of the water cycle to the next.
Vocabulary Word Usage

Condensation
Precipitation
Evaporation
Runoff
Ground water
Atmosphere
etc.

Excellent

All vocabulary words from the water cycle are defined correctly in the story.
Good

7 of 8 vocabulary words from the water cycle are used correctly in the story.
Fair

6 of 7 vocabulary words from the water cycle are defined correctly in the story.
Poor

Less then 6 vocabulary words from the water cycle are defined correctly in the story.
Story organization and style

Excellent

Your story maintains the selected POV throughout the entire piece. Your essay demonstrates well developed paragraphs and sentence structure.
Each page is a new stage in the life of your drop of water
Good

Your story maintains the selected POV throughout the entire piece. Some paragraphs are lacking sufficient organization.
Most stages are illustrated on its own page.
Fair

Your story does not maintains the selected POV throughout the entire piece. Many paragraphs are lacking sufficient organization.
Each stage is not illustrated on a new page.
Poor

Story does not maintain POV and paragraphs have little organization. There are few to no illustrations.




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