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Create An Animal Project 
You will be creating an animal from your imagination. Give it a scientific name and describe its characteristics and functions. You must describe the animals living environment, its eating habits, its survival techniques, and how the animal functions in the world. You will describe what group it belongs to and why they think it belongs in that category. You will also be creating a detailed drawing of your animal in its habitat.
Rubric Code: H24X8AB
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Subject: Science  
Type: Project  
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12

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  Extending

4 pts

Proficient

3 pts

Developing

2 pts

Emerging

1 pts

Accuracy and Completeness

Extending

Includes a full description of the following: 8 Characteristics of living things: survival techniques, eating habits, habitat, biotic and abiotic conditions, name, and how the animal functions in relation to other animals.
Proficient

Includes a description of of the following:
less than 8 Characteristics if living things: survival techniques, eating habits, habitat, biotic and abiotic conditions, name, and how the animal functions in relation to other animals.
Developing

Includes a description of some of the following:
Less than 5 Characteristics of living things: survival techniques, eating habits, habitat, biotic and abiotic conditions, name, and how the animal functions in relation to other animals.
Emerging

Most of the information required is missing
Spelling and Grammar

Extending

No errors in spelling, grammar is correct, and information is written in students's own words. Concept map sections and words are easy to read, logical, and informative.
Proficient

Some minor errors in spelling, most of grammar is correct, and information is written in students' own words. Most of the words and concept map sections are easy to read, logical, and informative.
Developing

Major errors in spelling, grammar is incorrect, and information is written in students' own words. Only few words and concept map sections are easy to read, logical, and informative.
Emerging

Writing is disorganized, with numerous mistakes in grammar, sentence structure, and spelling. The report does not make sense
Neatness and Overall Presentation

Extending

Project is typed, or neatly handwritten, conclusions were carefully thought about, and you were able to represent your animal as if it was real. It has color and organization of ideas.
Proficient

Most of the project was neat and thought out, some attention into details. It has some color and organization of ideas.
Developing

Only little part of the project was neat and thought out. Little attention put into details. It has little color and organization of ideas.
Emerging

Poor handwriting and no thought was put into project. It has no color and organization of ideas.



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