Horticulture

Standard

Exemplary (10)

Proficient (8.5)

Approaching (7)

Not Yet (5.5)

01: Inquiry

  • Created self-generated questions in order to reach a deep understanding of a specific topic through a sustained research project.
  • Self-generated questions in order to reach an understanding of a specific topic through a sustained research project.
  • Self-generated questions in order to reach a basic understanding of a general topic through a research project.
  • Insufficient evidence

Measured by:

  • Study Guide

02: Sources

  • Gathered relevant information from multiple authoritative sources; assessed each source; integrated information into the text to maintain flow; cited all sources properly.
  • Gathered relevant information from multiple sources; assessed each source; integrated information into the text to maintain flow; cited most sources.
  • Gathered relevant information from a source; assessed the source; integrated information into the text; cited one source.
  • Insufficient evidence

Measured by:

  • Research Notes
  • Narrative

03: Key Ideas

  • Independently and proficiently read and comprehended science and technical texts.
  • Proficiently read and comprehended science and technical texts.
  • Proficiently read science and technical texts.
  • Insufficient evidence

Measured by:

  • Research Notes
  • Presentation
  • Determined the central ideas or conclusions of the text; summarized complex processes, concepts, or information; accurately paraphrased.
  • Determined the central ideas or conclusions of the text; accurately paraphrased.
  • Determined the central ideas or conclusions of the text.
  • Insufficient evidence

04: Claim

  • Introduced a precise and knowledgeable claim and counterclaim; established clear relationships among the claim, counterclaim, reasons, and evidence.
  • Introduced a claim and established clear relationships among the claim, reasons, and evidence.
  • Introduced claim and evidence.
  • Insufficient evidence

Measured by:

  • Narrative
  • Presentation
  • Justified the claim and counterclaim; argued the strengths and limitations of each.
  • Analyzed the claim with data and evidence.
  • Stated the claim with some data and evidence.
  • Insufficient evidence

05: Evidence

  • Cited specific evidence to support analysis, reflection, and research; included precise details in explanations or descriptions.
  • Cited evidence to support analysis and research; included details in explanations or descriptions.
  • Cited evidence to support research; included some details in explanations or descriptions.
  • Insufficient evidence

Measured by:

  • Narrative
  • Presentation
  • Evaluated the evidence that supports the author's claim.
  • Analyzed the evidence that supports the author's claim.
  • Explained the evidence to support the author's claim.
  • Insufficient evidence
  • Developed the topic with well-chosen, relevant, and sufficient facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, and examples.
  • Developed the topic with relevant facts, definitions, details, quotations, and examples.
  • Developed the topic with some facts and details.
  • Insufficient evidence

06: Analyzation

  • Evaluated the meaning of symbols and jargon.
  • Interpreted the meaning of symbols and jargon.
  • Defined the meaning of symbols and jargon.
  • Insufficient evidence

Measured by:

  • Narrative
  • Presentation
  • Evaluated the relationships between concepts.
  • Analyzed the relationships between concepts.
  • Explained the relationships between concepts.
  • Insufficient evidence
  • Evaluated the author's purpose.
  • Analyzed the author's purpose.
  • Explained the author's purpose.
  • Insufficient evidence

07: Synthesis

  • Evaluated a topic and organized complex ideas, concepts, and information so that each element builds on the previous to create a unified whole.
  • Analyzed a topic and organized ideas, concepts, and information to make connections and distinctions.
  • Explained a topic with correlating ideas, concepts, and information.
  • Insufficient evidence

Measured by:

  • Narrative
  • Presentation
  • Synthesized information from a range of sources into a coherent understanding of process, phenomenon, or concept.
  • Examined and applied information from a range of sources.
  • Explained information from a range of sources.
  • Insufficient evidence
  • Justified a conclusion that supports the arguments presented.
  • Applied a conclusion that supports the arguments presented.
  • Discussed a conclusion that supports the arguments presented.
  • Insufficient evidence

08: Genre/Form

  • Produced clear and coherent writing or speaking.
  • Produced mostly clear and coherent writing or speaking.
  • Produced somewhat clear and coherent writing or speaking.

Measured by:

  • Narrative
  • Presentation
  • Established and maintained a formal style appropriate to the genre, including technical jargon.
  • Established a formal style appropriate to the genre, including technical jargon.
  • Established a formal style appropriate to the genre.
  • Insufficient evidence
  • Used appropriate transitional words or phrases between sections of writing or speaking.
  • Used transitional words or phrases between sections of writing or speaking.
  • Used transitional words or phrases between sections of writing or speaking some of the time.
  • Insufficient evidence
  • Created and translated words from text into visual models (diagrams, charts, etc.) and vice versa where necessary.
  • Provided and analyzed visual models (diagrams, charts, etc.) where necessary.
  • Provided and explained visual models (diagrams, charts, etc.) where necessary.
  • Insufficient evidence
  • Developed and strengthened writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, and rewriting.
  • Developed writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, and rewriting.
  • Developed writing by revising, editing, or rewriting.
  • Insufficient evidence

09: Job Skills

  • Precisely followed a complex multistep procedure.
  • Followed a complex multistep procedure.
  • Followed a multistep procedure.
  • Insufficient evidence

Measured by:

  • Lab
  • Developed a plan and allocated resources to complete a task.
  • Used a plan and allocated resources to complete a task.
  • Recalled a plan and allocated resources to complete a task.
  • Insufficient evidence
  • Used evaluative thinking skills to solve problems, experiment, and observe.
  • Used analytical thinking skills to solve problems, experiment, and observe.
  • Used recall skills in an attempt to explain problems, experiments, and observations.
  • Insufficient evidence
  • Analyzed and solved mathematical problems requiring use of multiple computational skills.
  • Solved mathematical problems requiring use of multiple computational skills.
  • Solved mathematical problems.
  • Insufficient evidence
  • Communicated effectively to help others learn a new skill.
  • Communicated to help others learn a new skill.
  • Communicated to try to help others learn a new skill.
  • Insufficient evidence
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in setting goals, monitoring progress, and improving performance.
  • Set goals, monitored progress, and improved performance.
  • Improved performance.
  • Insufficient evidence
  • Demonstrated an understanding of how systems performance relates to the goals, resources, and functions of an organization or team.
  • Demonstrated an understanding of how systems performance relates to the goals and functions of an organization or team.
  • Demonstrated an understanding of how systems performance relates to the goals of an organization or team.
  • Insufficient evidence
  • Demonstrated the integration and application of academic and occupational skills.
  • Demonstrated the application of academic and occupational skills.
  • Demonstrated the basic application of academic and occupational skills.
  • Insufficient evidence
  • Displayed career-specific knowledge/skills necessary to progress toward gainful employment, career advancement, and success in post-secondary programs.
  • Displayed career-specific knowledge/skills necessary to progress toward gainful employment and success in post-secondary programs.
  • Displayed career-specific knowledge/skills necessary to progress toward gainful employment.
  • Insufficient evidence

10: Fluency

  • Wrote ≥ 247 words or more.
  • Wrote 203 - 246 words.
  • Wrote 145 - 202 words.
  • Wrote < 145 words and grew < 1% from your average.

Measured by:

  • CBM

  • If you didn't hit the word target, grew 3% or more from your average.
  • If you didn't hit the word target, grew 1% - 2.99% from your average.