Push/Pull Paragraph 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:  Bridging. Grades 11-12, C.  Productive.  10.  Writing.  a. Write longer and more detailed literary and informational texts (e.g., an argument about free speech) collaboratively (e.g., with peers) and independently by using appropriate text organization and register.

 

 Exceeds Expectations

Meets Expectations

Below Expectations

 History Content

1.  Demonstrates clear understanding of the effect of Push/Pull factors on human migration.

 

2.  Lists at least four Push/Pull factors for each country and supports each assertion with actual facts about the country and cites for those facts.

 

3.  Forms a reasoned conclusion about which country they would be willing to move to and which country they would not be willing to move to, and explains in detail how the listed factors affect their decision to move or not move to the country they are writing about.

History Content

1.  Demonstrates understanding of the effect of Push/Pull factors on human migration.

 

2.  Lists at least three Push/Pull factors for each country and supports each assertion with actual facts about the country.

 

3.  Forms a reasoned conclusion about which country they would be willing to move to and which country they would not be willing to move to, and explains in how the listed factors affect their decision to move or not move to the country they are writing about.

History Content

1.  Fails to discuss or contains incorrect information about the effect of Push/Pull factors on human migration.

 

2.  Fails to discuss one or more of the three factors that affect Demand Elasticity.

 

3.  Makes no conclusion or a faulty conclusion about which country they would be willing to move to and which country they would not be willing to move to, or fails to explain how the listed factors affect their decision to move or not move to the country they are writing about.

 

 Paragraph Writing

1.  Uses information from class and graphic organizers to write a clear and coherent summary evaluating the application of the lesson to a particular product.

 

2.  Uses complete and concise sentences.

 

3.  Includes key words.

 

4.  Makes a minimum of grammar and spelling errors. 

 Paragraph Writing

1.  Uses information from class and graphic organizers to write a concise summary evaluating the application of the lesson to a particular product.

 

2.  Uses complete sentences.

 

3.  Includes key words.

 Paragraph Writing

 

1.  Uses information from class and graphic organizers to write a brief summary evaluating the application of the lesson to a particular product.