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CIVITAS SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP

HABITS OF MIND
COLLABORATION CONNECTION EVIDENCE EXPRESSION PRESENTATION REFLECTION SERVICE TO THE COMMON GOOD

HABIT OF COLLABORATION The ability to work effectively with others, while seeking and giving appropriate help. Habit Collaboration Main Indicators
Listening Speaks at appropriate times Restates others ideas Asks clarifying questions Participation Stays focused on the group and task Meets deadlines Contributes an equitable share of group work Encourages and appreciates the contributions of others Is willing to work well with anyone

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Mastery: Indicators! - Levels " Independence

Fundamental (Grade 9)

Apprentice (Grade 10)

Pre-Mastery (Grade 11)

Mastery (Grade 12)

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HABIT OF CONNECTION The ability to identify significant relationships at work within any situation, setting or system. Habit Connection Main Indicators Identifies important ideas and details Explains causes/effects, patterns, and connections Connects ideas from multiple disciplines Uses skills and knowledge to address real-life situations Mastery: Indicators! - Levels " Independence Exceeds Proficient
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Fundamental (Grade 9)

Apprentice (Grade 10)

Pre-Mastery (Grade 11)

Mastery (Grade 12)

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HABIT OF EVIDENCE The ability to gather relevant information, judge the credibility of a source, and test the validity of a claim. Habit Evidence Main Indicators
Critical Thinking Uses evidence to effectively support and/or counter an argument Research Collects sufficient evidence relevant to the topic Uses a variety of sources (e.g. data, artifacts, text, interviews, observations, etc.) Uses accurate and reliable sources Cites every source accurately

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Mastery: Indicators! - Levels " Independence

Fundamental (Grade 9)

Apprentice (Grade 10)

Pre-Mastery (Grade 11)

Mastery (Grade 12)

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HABIT OF EXPRESSION The ability to use creative expression to communicate Habit Expression Main Indicators Work shows creativity Work effectively communicates ideas, thoughts, and/or feelings Work shows greatest possible effort and attention to detail Mastery: Indicators! - Levels " Independence Exceeds Proficient
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Fundamental (Grade 9)

Apprentice (Grade 10)

Pre-Mastery (Grade 11)

Mastery (Grade 12)

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HABIT OF PRESENTATION The ability to articulate and defend ones own thinking through diverse and appropriate means of communication. Habit Presentation Main Indicators Effectively uses eye contact, volume, tone, and body language Speaks fluidly Uses language of the discipline Checks for understanding and offers clarification Uses presentation media (film, photograph, poster, performance, model, etc.) effectively Mastery: Indicators! - Levels " Independence Exceeds Proficient Meets Proficient Approaching Proficient Not Approaching Proficient

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Fundamental (Grade 9)

Apprentice (Grade 10)

Pre-Mastery (Grade 11)

Mastery (Grade 12)

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HABIT OF REFLECTION The ability to think about and evaluate ones own learning process, including academic growth, personal growth, and goal setting. Habit Reflection Main Indicators Writes insightful reflections about learning experiences Uses HOM rubrics to identify both academic and personal strengths and stretches Sets and tracks academic and personal goals Uses feedback from others to improve work Mastery: Indicators! - Levels " Independence Exceeds Proficient Meets Proficient Approaching Proficient Not Approaching Proficient

Fundamental (Grade 9)

Apprentice (Grade 10)

Pre-Mastery (Grade 11)

Mastery (Grade 12)

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HABIT OF SERVICE TO THE COMMON GOOD The ability to recognize the effects of ones actions upon others, combined with the desire and commitment to make the community and world a better place for all. Habit Service to the Common Good Main Indicators Thinks about the effects of personal choices (self, others, environment) Demonstrates an understanding of the needs of others within a community Creates a plan of action to serve a community Completes a plan of action to serve a community Mastery: Indicators! - Levels " Independence Exceeds Proficient Meets Proficient Approaching Proficient Not Approaching Proficient

Fundamental (Grade 9)

Apprentice (Grade 10)

Pre-Mastery (Grade 11)

Mastery (Grade 12)

Continuous Support

Intermittent Support

Minimal Support

Self-Directed