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Categories

Level 1
Knowledge and Understanding:
Limited knowledge of
content.
Uses of Weather
Words from unit: 0 to
1
Uses limited
information about
water or air:
- Bodies of water
- Characteristics
- Importance of
water/air
Thinking and Investigation:
Uses their
understanding of
information about
weather in planning
with limited
effectiveness.
Uses creativity with
limited effectivenessoriginal idea and
design of poster.
Communication:
Expresses and
organizes their ideas
and the information
that they have learned
with limited
effectiveness.
Application:
Makes connections
between science,
society (people), and
the environment with
limited effectiveness.
Proposes reasonable
courses of action to
take with limited

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Some knowledge of
content.
Uses of Weather
Words from unit: 2-3
Uses some information
about water or air:
- Bodies of water
- Characteristics
- Importance of
water/air

Considerable
knowledge of content.
Uses of Weather
Words from unit: 3-5
Uses considerable
information about
water or air:
- Bodies of water
- Characteristics
- Importance of
water/air

Thorough knowledge of
content.
Uses of Weather
Words from unit: 4-5+
Uses thorough
information about
water or air:
- Bodies of water
- Characteristics
- Importance of
water/air

Uses their
understanding of
information about
weather in planning
with some.
Uses creativity with
some effectivenessoriginal idea and
design of poster.

Uses their
understanding of
information about
weather in planning
with some
effectiveness.
Uses creativity with
considerable
effectiveness- original
idea and design of
poster.

Uses their
understanding of
information about
weather in planning
with some
effectiveness.
Uses creativity with
thorough effectivenessoriginal idea and
design of poster.

Expresses and
organizes their ideas
and the information
that they have learned
with some
effectiveness.

Expresses and
organizes their ideas
and the information
that they have learned
with considerable
effectiveness.

Expresses and
organizes their ideas
and the information
that they have learned
with some
effectiveness.

Makes connections
between science,
society (people), and
the environment with
some effectiveness.

Makes connections
between science,
society (people), and
the environment with
considerable
effectiveness.
Proposes reasonable
courses of action to
take with considerable

Makes connections
between science,
society (people), and
the environment with
thorough effectiveness.

Proposes reasonable
courses of action to
take with some

Proposes reasonable
courses of action to
take with thorough

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