Socratic Seminar Rubric

 

CA CONTENT STANDARD: HSS History 11.11.1.  Discuss the reasons for the nation’s changing immigration policy, with emphasis on how the Immigration Act of 1965 and successor acts have transformed American society.

 

CA ELD STANDARDS:  C.  Productive.  9.  Presenting.  Plan and deliver a variety of oral presentations and reports on grade-appropriate topics that express complex and abstract ideas, well supported by evidence and reasoning, and are delivered by using an appropriate level of formality and understanding of register.

 

 Exceeds Expectations

Meets Expectations

Below Expectations

 

History Content

1. Presents a complex argument that is insightful, original and engaging

2. Uses well-chosen evidence from high-quality sources.

History Content

1.  Presents a clear argument with some originality

2. Uses appropriate evidence from reliable sources

History Content

1.  Argument is vague, confusing or does not further the conversation

2. Evidence is superficial or not related to the claim

 

Listening and Speaking

1. Demonstrates active listening by questioning, restating, soliciting information and paraphrasing the communication of others at appropriate times.

 Listening and Speaking

1.  Attempts to demonstrate active listening by questioning, restating, soliciting information and paraphrasing communication of others.

 

Listening and Speaking

1.  Repeatedly interrupts other, goes off-topic, or does not further the conversation OR

2.  Does not speak OR

3.  Is inappropriate or disrespectful of other’s ideas.