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Denver Community School District

WorldLanguagesDepartment

UpdatedFall2016

InterpersonalCommunication

Denver Community School District

WorldLanguagesDepartment

UpdatedFall2016

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpersonalCommunication

Spanish1

Interm.Low

NoviceHigh

NoviceMid

NoviceLow

NoInfo

Iparticipatein
conversationsonmany
differenttopicsusing
simplesentences.

Iparticipatein
conversationsabout
familiartopicsusing
simplesentencesor
phrases

Icommunicateon
familiartopicsusing
practicedormemorized
phrases

Icancommunicateusingsinglewordsorphrases
thatarememorized

Didnotparticipate
enoughtogetenough
informationtoassess

Icananswerandask
factualquestionsabout
myself

Icansomewhat
understandquestionsI
answerquestionsbutnot
correctly

Doesnotaskquestions
isnotabletoanswer
questions

Doesnotaskquestionsisnotabletoanswer
questions

A
95%

B
85%

C
75%

AREAS
OF
FOCUS

COMMUNICATESON
Whatlanguage
FAMILIARTOPICSTHATDEAL studentsuse
WITHPERSONAL
INFORMATIONAND
Howstudents
EVERYDAYACTIVITIES
communicate

EXCEEDS
EXPECTATIONS

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(NOVICEHIGH)

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DOESNOTMEET
EXPECTATIONS

Canusesimplesentenceswithahighdegreeof
languageaccuracy.

Canrespondtosimplequestions

Canasksimplequestions

Canprovideappropriateanswers

Whocan
understand
thestudents

Canbeunderstoodbypeoplewhoareaccustomed
tointeractingwithlanguagelearners,withtheuseof
repetitionandrephrasing.

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpersonalCommunication

Spanish2

Interm.Mid

Interm.Low

NoviceHigh

NoviceMid

NoviceLow

NoInfo

Icanparticipatein
conversationsontopics
usingaseriesof
sentences.Icanusually
saywhatIwanttosay
aboutmyselfand
everydaylife.

Iparticipatein
conversationsonmany
differenttopicsusing
simplesentences.

Iparticipatein
conversationsabout
familiartopicsusing
simplesentencesor
phrases

Icommunicateon
familiartopicsusing
practicedormemorized
phrases

Icancommunicateusing
singlewordsorphrases
thatarememorized

Didnotparticipate
enoughtogetenough
informationtoassess

Icanaskandanswera
varietyofquestions

Icananswerandask
factualquestionsabout
myself

Icansomewhat
understandquestionsI
answerquestionsbutnot
correctly

Doesnotaskquestions
isnotabletoanswer
questions

Doesnotaskquestions
isnotabletoanswer
questions

A
95%

B
85%

C
75%

D
65%

COMMUNICATESON
FAMILIARTOPICSTHAT
DEALWITHPERSONAL
INFORMATIONAND
EVERYDAYACTIVITIES

EXCEEDS
EXPECTATIONS

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(INTERMLOW)

Cancreatewithlanguage,canexpressownmeaninginabasicway

Canusesimplesentencesandstringsofsimplesentences

Canspeakmostaccuratelyinpresenttime

Cancommunicatebyunderstandingandaskingquestionsalthoughaccuracy
decreaseswithmorecomplexlanguage.

Canclarifybyrestatingquestionandansweringandbyselfcorrecting

Canprovideappropriateanswersandbegintoaddmoreinformation

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

Canbeunderstoodbypeoplewhoareaccustomedtointeractingwith
languagelearners

DOESNOT
MEET
EXPECTATIONS

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpersonalCommunication

Spanish3

Interm.High

Interm.Mid

Interm.Low

NoviceHigh

NoviceMid

NoInfo

Icanparticipatewith
easeandconfidencein
conversations.Ican
usuallytalkinvarious
timeframes.Ican
handlesocial
interactionsevenwhen
thereisanunexpected
complications

Icanparticipatein
conversationsontopics
usingaseriesof
sentences.Icanusually
saywhatIwanttosay
aboutmyselfand
everydaylife.

Iparticipatein
conversationsonmany
differenttopicsusing
simplesentences.

Iparticipatein
conversationsabout
familiartopicsusing
simplesentencesor
phrases

Icommunicateon
familiartopicsusing
practicedormemorized
phrases

Didnotparticipate
enoughtogetenough
informationtoassess

Iusequestionsand
answerstocontinueand
facilitateaconversation
(buildoff)

Icanaskandanswera
varietyofquestions

Icananswerandask
factualquestionsabout
myself

Icansomewhat
understandquestionsI
answerquestionsbutnot
correctly

Doesnotaskquestions
isnotabletoanswer
questions

A
95%

B
85%

C
75%

D
65%

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpersonalCommunication

(Spanish3RubricContinued)

EXCEEDS
EXPECTATIONS

COMMUNICATESON
FAMILIARTOPICSTHAT
DEALWITHPERSONAL
INFORMATIONAND
EVERYDAYACTIVITIES

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(INTERMMID)

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DOESNOTMEET
EXPECTATIONS

Cancreatewithlanguage,canexpressownmeaningexpandingwithbetter
vocabularyandgrammar

Canusestringsofsentences,someconnectedandsomecomplex
(multiclause)

Canspeakmostaccuratelyinpresenttime,butmakeattemptsinthepast
tensethoughnotalwaysaccurately

Cancommunicatebyunderstandingandaskingavarietyofquestionsto
obtaininformation

CanprovidesomeinformationwhenaskedtoperformattheAdvanced
level,thoughwithdifficultylinkingideasandusingstructuresnotequivalent
toEnglish

Cansuccessfullycommunicatewithpauses,reformulationsand
selfcorrectionswithease

Canprovideappropriateanswersandbegintoaddmoreinformation,
makingconnectionstoprevioustopics

Canbeunderstoodbysympatheticnativespeakers

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpersonalCommunication

Spanish4

AdvancedLow

Interm.High

Interm.Mid

Interm.Low

NoviceHigh

NoInfo

Icanparticipatein
conversationsonalmost
anytopic.Italkinan
organizedwaywith
somedetail,using
varioustimeframes.I
handleunexpected
complicationswell.

Icanparticipatewith
easeandconfidencein
conversations.Ican
usuallytalkinvarious
timeframes.Ican
handlesocial
interactionsevenwhen
thereisanunexpected
complications

Icanparticipatein
conversationsontopics
usingaseriesof
sentences.Icanusually
saywhatIwanttosay
aboutmyselfand
everydaylife.

Iparticipatein
conversationsonmany
differenttopicsusing
simplesentences.

Iparticipatein
conversationsabout
familiartopicsusing
simplesentencesor
phrases

Didnotparticipate
enoughtogetenough
informationtoassess

Ianswerquestionsand
provideadditionaldetails
andaskquestionsto
elaborateorinvestigate
further

Iusequestionsand
answerstocontinueand
facilitateaconversation
(buildoff)

Icanaskandanswera
varietyofquestions

Icananswerandask
factualquestionsabout
myself

Icansomewhat
understandquestionsI
answerquestionsbutnot
correctly

A
95%

B
85%

C
75%

D
65%

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpersonalCommunication
(Spanish4RubricContinued)

EXCEEDS
EXPECTATIONS

COMMUNICATESON
FAMILIARTOPICSTHAT
DEALWITHPERSONAL
INFORMATIONAND
EVERYDAYACTIVITIES

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(INTERMHIGH)

Expressesmeaningandexpandsbothinqualityandquantity

Mostlystringsofsentenceswithsomeparagraphlikediscourse

Narratesanddescribesinalltimeframes,althoughnotalwaysconsistently
orcorrectly

DOESNOTMEET
EXPECTATIONS

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

Effectivelycommunicatesbyunderstandingandaskingavarietyof
questionsforclarificationandmoredetail

Providescomplexinformationwitherrorsandfluencybreakdown

Canbeunderstoodbynativespeakers,althoughevidenceofnonnative
speakingandgapsincommunicationmaybeevident

PresentationalSpeaking

Denver Community School District

WorldLanguagesDepartment

UpdatedFall2016

DCSDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
PresentationalSpeaking

Spanish1

Interm.Low
(Proficient)

Icanpresentinformationonmostfamiliartopicsusingaseriesofsimplesentences.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingshortstatementsandsimplesentences.

Myideasaresupportedwithexamplesandelaboration

Icanbeunderstood.

Themessageismostlyclear.

Mypresentationusesadequatevocabularytocompletethetask.

Imakeoccasionalgrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemerginguseofverbtensesandsomeadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mypresentationisorganized.

Therearesomesequencingandtransitionwords.

Iusesomeappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandsomeeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiences
attention.

Mytoneofvoiceissomewhatvariedandsomewhatimpactstheaudience.

A
95%

NoviceHigh
(Developing)

IcanpresentbasicinformationonfamiliartopicsusinglanguageIhavepracticedusingsimplephrasesand
simplesentences.

Icompletethetaskwithlearnedandrecombinedphrases.

Myideasaresupportedwithexamples.

Themessageispartiallyclear.

Mypresentationusessomewhatlimitedand/orrepetitivevocabulary.

Imakefrequentgrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Irarelyattempttouseadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mypresentationissomewhatorganized.

Therearefewsequencingandtransitionwords.

Iusefewappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandlittleeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiences
attention.

Mytoneofvoicebarelyimpactstheaudience

B
85%

NoviceMid
(Emerging)

Icanpresentinformationaboutmyselfandsomeotherveryfamiliartopicsusingavarietyofwords,phrases
andmemorizedexpressions.

Icompletethetaskwithbasicwordsandsomememorizedphrases.

Myideasarenotsupportedwithexamples

Icanbeunderstoodonlywithgreateffort.

Themessageisnotclear.

Mypresentationusesextremelylimitedand/orrepetitivevocabulary

Iusealmostnocorrectgrammaticalstructures.

Mypresentationisnotorganized

Therearenooralmostnosequencingandtransitionwords

Idonotuseappropriategestures,visuals,oreyecontacttomaintainmyaudiencesattention.

Mytoneofvoiceisnotvariedanddoesnotimpacttheaudience.

C
75%

NoviceLow
(Beginning)

Icanpresentinformationaboutmyselfandsomefamiliartopicsusingsinglewordsormemorizedphrases.

Icompletethetaskwithsomeisolatedwords.

Mymainideasaresupportedwithfewexamples.

Irespondinadequatelytosomepartsoftheprompt.

Icanbesomewhatunderstood.

Themessageispartiallyclear

Mypresentationusessomewhatlimitedand/orrepetitivevocabulary

Irarelyusegrammaticalstructuresappropriatetothetask.

Errorsfrequentlyinterfere

Mypresentationissomewhatorganized.

Therearenooralmostnosequencingandtransitionwords

Iusefewappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandlittleeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiences
attention.

Mytoneofvoicebarelyimpactstheaudience

D
65%

NoAttempt
(N/X)

Youhavenotprovidedsufficientevidencetodetermineyourproficiencylevel

F
55%

F
0%

DCSDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
PresentationalSpeaking

PRESENTATIONAL
SPEAKING

EXCEEDS

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(NOVICEHIGH)

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DOESNOT
MEET
EXPECTATIONS

canusephrasesandsimplesentenceswhen
sharinginformation

canpresentpersonalinformationaboutdaily
lifetopics(family,school,activities,
likes/dislikes)

candescribefamiliarevents

cangiveinformationaboutothersinregards
todailyactivities

Canbeunderstoodbypeoplewhoare
accustomedtointeractingwithlanguage
learners,withsomeconfusioninmeaning

canusephrasesandsimplesentenceswhen
sharinginformation

cancommunicatewiththehelpofnotesand
resources

DCSDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
PresentationalSpeaking

Spanish2

Interm.Mid
(Exceeding)

Icanmakepresentationsonawidevarietyoffamiliartopicsusingconnectedsentences.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingsentencesandstringsofsimplesentences.

Myideasaresupportedwithdetailedexamplesandelaboration.

Icanbeeasilyunderstood.

Themessageisclear.

Mypresentationconsistentlyusesextensivevocabularytocompletethetask.

Imakenooralmostnogrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemergingcontrolofverbtensesandadvancedgrammaticalstructures

Mypresentationiswellorganized.

Thereisavarietyofsequencingandtransitionwords

Iuseappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiencesattention.

Mytoneofvoiceisvariedandimpactstheaudience

A
95%

Interm.Low
(Proficient)

Icanpresentinformationonmostfamiliartopicsusingaseriesofsimplesentences.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingshortstatementsandsimplesentences.

Myideasaresupportedwithexamplesandelaboration

Icanbeunderstood.

Themessageismostlyclear.

Mypresentationusesadequatevocabularytocompletethetask.

Imakeoccasionalgrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemerginguseofverbtensesandsomeadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mypresentationisorganized.

Therearesomesequencingandtransitionwords.

Iusesomeappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandsomeeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiences
attention.

Mytoneofvoiceissomewhatvariedandsomewhatimpactstheaudience.

B
85%

NoviceHigh
(Approaching)

IcanpresentbasicinformationonfamiliartopicsusinglanguageIhavepracticedusingsimplephrasesand
simplesentences.

Icompletethetaskwithlearnedandrecombinedphrases.

Myideasaresupportedwithexamples.

Themessageispartiallyclear.

Mypresentationusessomewhatlimitedand/orrepetitivevocabulary.

Imakefrequentgrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Irarelyattempttouseadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mypresentationissomewhatorganized.

Therearefewsequencingandtransitionwords.

Iusefewappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandlittleeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiences
attention.

Mytoneofvoicebarelyimpactstheaudience

C
75%

NoviceMid
(Developing)

Icanpresentinformationaboutmyselfandsomeotherveryfamiliartopicsusingavarietyofwords,phrases
andmemorizedexpressions.

Icompletethetaskwithbasicwordsandsomememorizedphrases.

Myideasarenotsupportedwithexamples

Icanbeunderstoodonlywithgreateffort.

Themessageisnotclear.

Mypresentationusesextremelylimitedand/orrepetitivevocabulary

Iusealmostnocorrectgrammaticalstructures.

Mypresentationisnotorganized

Therearenooralmostnosequencingandtransitionwords

Idonotuseappropriategestures,visuals,oreyecontacttomaintainmyaudiencesattention.

Mytoneofvoiceisnotvariedanddoesnotimpacttheaudience.

D
65%

NoviceLow
(Emerging)

Icanpresentinformationaboutmyselfandsomefamiliartopicsusingsinglewordsormemorizedphrases.

F
55%

NoAttempt
(N/X)

Youhavenotprovidedsufficientevidencetodetermineyourproficiencylevel

F
0%

DCSDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
PresentationalSpeaking

PRESENTATIONAL
SPEAKING

EXCEEDS

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(INTERMEDIATELOW)

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DOESNOT
MEET
EXPECTATIONS

Cancreatewithlanguage,expressingown
opinionwithlanguageinabasicwaywithsimple
sentencesandsomestringsofsentences

Cancreatemostaccuratelyinthepresenttense

Canbegintomakechoicesofphrase,imageor
contenttomaintaintheattentionofaudience

Attemptstousecomplexstructuresandotherverb
tenses

Canpresentoneverydaytopics,topicsofinterest,
andtopicsthathavebeenstudied

Canusesufficientvocabularytoprovide
informationandlimitedexplanation

Canbeunderstoodbypeoplewhoare
accustomedtointeractingwithlanguagelearners

Canselfcorrectandeditstatementsduring
presentation

Referstonotesorvisualsbutdoesnotrelyon
them

DCSDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
PresentationalSpeaking

Spanish3
Icanmakepresentationsinagenerallyorganizedwayonschool,work,andcommunitytopicsandontopicsI
haveresearched.Icanmakepresentationsonsomeeventsandexperiencesinvarioustimeframes.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingstringsofsentencesandsomeparagraphs.

Myideasaresupportedwithdetailedexamplesanddetailedelaboration

Icanbeeasilyunderstood.

Themessageisclear.

Mypresentationconsistentlyusesextensivevocabularytocompletethetask

Imakenooralmostnogrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemergingcontrolofverbtensesandadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mypresentationiswellorganized.

Thereisawidevarietyofsequencingandtransitionwords

Iuseappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiencesattention.

Mytoneofvoiceisvariedandimpactstheaudience.

A
95%

Icanmakepresentationsonawidevarietyoffamiliartopicsusingconnectedsentences.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingsentencesandstringsofsimplesentences.

Myideasaresupportedwithdetailedexamplesandelaboration.

Icanbeeasilyunderstood.

Themessageisclear.

Mypresentationconsistentlyusesextensivevocabularytocompletethetask.

Imakenooralmostnogrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemergingcontrolofverbtensesandadvancedgrammaticalstructures

Mypresentationiswellorganized.

Thereisavarietyofsequencingandtransitionwords

Iuseappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiencesattention.

Mytoneofvoiceisvariedandimpactstheaudience

B
85%

Interm.Low
(Approaching)

Icanpresentinformationonmostfamiliartopicsusingaseriesofsimplesentences.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingshortstatementsandsimplesentences.

Myideasaresupportedwithexamplesandelaboration

Icanbeunderstood.

Themessageismostlyclear.

Mypresentationusesadequatevocabularytocompletethetask.

Imakeoccasionalgrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemerginguseofverbtensesandsomeadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mypresentationisorganized.

Therearesomesequencingandtransitionwords.

Iusesomeappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandsomeeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiences
attention.

Mytoneofvoiceissomewhatvariedandsomewhatimpactstheaudience.

C
75%

NoviceHigh
(Developing)

IcanpresentbasicinformationonfamiliartopicsusinglanguageIhavepracticedusingsimplephrasesand
simplesentences.

Icompletethetaskwithlearnedandrecombinedphrases.

Myideasaresupportedwithexamples.

Themessageispartiallyclear.

Mypresentationusessomewhatlimitedand/orrepetitivevocabulary.

Imakefrequentgrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Irarelyattempttouseadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mypresentationissomewhatorganized.

Therearefewsequencingandtransitionwords.

Iusefewappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandlittleeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiences
attention.

Mytoneofvoicebarelyimpactstheaudience

D
65%

NoviceMid
(Emerging)

Icanpresentinformationaboutmyselfandsomeotherveryfamiliartopicsusingavarietyofwords,phrases
andmemorizedexpressions.

F
55%

NoAttempt
(N/X)

Youhavenotprovidedsufficientevidencetodetermineyourproficiencylevel

Interm.High
(Exceeds)

Interm.Mid
(Proficient)

F
0%

DCSDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
PresentationalSpeaking

PRESENTATIONAL
SPEAKING

EXCEEDS

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(INTERMEDIATEMID)

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DOESNOT
MEET
EXPECTATIONS

Cancreatewithlanguage,expressingown
opinionwithlanguageinsimple
communications,compositionsandrequestsfor
information.

Cancreatemostaccuratelyinthepresent
tense,butmaybegintouseothertimeframes

Canmakechoicesofphrase,imageorcontent
tomaintaintheattentionofaudience

Canpresentoneverydaytopics,topicsof
interest,andtopicsthathavebeenstudiedand
showevidenceoftheabilitytotellorretella
storyandprovideadditionalinformation

Canusesufficientvocabularytoprovide
informationandsomeexplanation

Canbeunderstoodbysympatheticnative
speakers

Connectswithaudiencethroughgestures,voice
andvisuals

Canselfcorrectandeditstatementsduring
presentation

Doesnotusenotes

DCSDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
PresentationalSpeaking

Spanish4
Icandeliverorganizedpresentationappropriatetomyaudienceonavarietyoftopics.Icanpresent
informationabouteventsandexperiencesinvarioustimeframes.

Icompletethetaskbycomfortablyusingparagraphlikestructures

Mypresentationusesextensivevocabularytocompletethetask

Icanbesomewhatunderstoodbysomeoneunfamiliarwithlanguagelearners

Myideasareclearlydescribedandincludesupportinginformationanddetails

AnygrammaticallyerrorsImakeareincomplexstructures

Idemonstrateadevelopingcontrolofverbtensesandadvancedgrammaticalstructures

Mypresentationiswellorganized

Thereisawidevarietyofsequencingandtransitionvocabulary

Iprovideexamplesandclarifyinformationduringmypresentation.

A
95%

Icanmakepresentationsinagenerallyorganizedwayonschool,work,andcommunitytopicsandontopicsI
haveresearched.Icanmakepresentationsonsomeeventsandexperiencesinvarioustimeframes.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingstringsofsentencesandsomeparagraphs.

Myideasaresupportedwithdetailedexamplesanddetailedelaboration

Icanbeeasilyunderstoodbysomeonefamiliarwithlanguagelearners

Themessageisclear.

Mypresentationconsistentlyusesextensivevocabularytocompletethetask

Imakenooralmostnogrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemergingcontrolofverbtensesandadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mypresentationiswellorganized.

Thereisawidevarietyofsequencingandtransitionwords

Iuseappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiencesattention.

Mytoneofvoiceisvariedandimpactstheaudience.

B
85%

Icanmakepresentationsonawidevarietyoffamiliartopicsusingconnectedsentences.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingsentencesandstringsofsimplesentences.

Myideasaresupportedwithdetailedexamplesandelaboration.

Icanbeeasilyunderstoodbysomeonefamiliarwithlanguagelearners

Themessageisclear.

Mypresentationconsistentlyusesextensivevocabularytocompletethetask.

Imakenooralmostnogrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemergingcontrolofverbtensesandadvancedgrammaticalstructures

Mypresentationiswellorganized.

Thereisavarietyofsequencingandtransitionwords

Iuseappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiencesattention.

Mytoneofvoiceisvariedandimpactstheaudience

C
75%

Interm.Low
(Developing)

Icanpresentinformationonmostfamiliartopicsusingaseriesofsimplesentences.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingshortstatementsandsimplesentences.

Myideasaresupportedwithexamplesandelaboration

Icanbeunderstood.

Themessageismostlyclear.

Mypresentationusesadequatevocabularytocompletethetask.

Imakeoccasionalgrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemerginguseofverbtensesandsomeadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mypresentationisorganized.

Therearesomesequencingandtransitionwords.

Iusesomeappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandsomeeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiences
attention.

Mytoneofvoiceissomewhatvariedandsomewhatimpactstheaudience.

D
65%

NoviceHigh
(Emerging)

IcanpresentbasicinformationonfamiliartopicsusinglanguageIhavepracticedusingsimplephrasesand
simplesentences.

F
55%

NoAttempt
(N/X)

Youhavenotprovidedsufficientevidencetodetermineyourproficiencylevel

AdvancedLow
(Exceeds)

Interm.High
(Proficient)

Interm.Mid
(Approaching)

F
0%

DCSDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
PresentationalSpeaking

PRESENTATIONAL
SPEAKING

EXCEEDS

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(INTERMEDIATEHIGH)

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DOESNOT
MEET
EXPECTATIONS

Cancreatewithlanguage,andclearlyexpress
mypointofviewwithsupportivedetails

Cancreateinalltimeframessomewhat
accurately.

Canmakechoicesinphrasingandvocabulary
thatdemonstrateastrongknowledgeofthe
language

Canpresentonmostalltopics,andshow
evidenceoftheabilitytotellorretellastoryand
provideadditionalinformation

Canuseawidevarietyofvocabularyto
provideinformationanddetailedexplanation

Canbeunderstoodeasilybysomeonefamiliar
withalanguagelearner

Connectswithaudiencethroughgestures,voice
andvisuals

Canselfcorrectandeditstatementsduring
presentation

Doesnotusenotes

PresentationalWriting

Denver Community School District

WorldLanguagesDepartment

UpdatedFall2016

DCSDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
PresentationalWriting

Spanish1

Interm.Low
(Proficient)

Icanpresentinformationonmostfamiliartopicsusingaseriesofsimplesentences.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingshortstatementsandsimplesentences.

Myideasaresupportedwithexamplesandelaboration

Icanbeunderstood.

Themessageismostlyclear.

Mywritingusesadequatevocabularytocompletethetask.

Imakeoccasionalgrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemerginguseofverbtensesandsomeadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mywritingisorganized.

Therearesomesequencingandtransitionwords.

Iusesomeappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandsomeeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiences
attention.

Mytoneofvoiceissomewhatvariedandsomewhatimpactstheaudience.

A
95%

NoviceHigh
(Developing)

IcanpresentbasicinformationonfamiliartopicsusinglanguageIhavepracticedusingsimplephrasesand
simplesentences.

Icompletethetaskwithlearnedandrecombinedphrases.

Myideasaresupportedwithexamples.

Themessageispartiallyclear.

Mywritingusessomewhatlimitedand/orrepetitivevocabulary.

Imakefrequentgrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Irarelyattempttouseadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mywritingissomewhatorganized.

Therearefewsequencingandtransitionwords.

Iusefewappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandlittleeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiences
attention.

Mytoneofvoicebarelyimpactstheaudience

B
85%

Icanpresentinformationaboutmyselfandsomeotherveryfamiliartopicsusingavarietyofwords,phrases
andmemorizedexpressions.

Icompletethetaskwithbasicwordsandsomememorizedphrases.

Myideasarenotsupportedwithexamples

Icanbeunderstoodonlywithgreateffort.

Themessageisnotclear.

Mywritingusesextremelylimitedand/orrepetitivevocabulary

Iusealmostnocorrectgrammaticalstructures.

Mywritingisnotorganized

Therearenooralmostnosequencingandtransitionwords

Idonotuseappropriategestures,visuals,oreyecontacttomaintainmyaudiencesattention.

Mytoneofvoiceisnotvariedanddoesnotimpacttheaudience.

C
75%

NoviceMid
(Emerging)

NoviceLow
(Beginning)

NoAttempt
(N/X)

Icanpresentinformationaboutmyselfandsomefamiliartopicsusingsinglewordsormemorizedphrases.

Icompletethetaskwithsomeisolatedwords.

Mymainideasaresupportedwithfewexamples.

Irespondinadequatelytosomepartsoftheprompt.

Icanbesomewhatunderstood.

Themessageispartiallyclear

Mywritingusessomewhatlimitedand/orrepetitivevocabulary

Irarelyusegrammaticalstructuresappropriatetothetask.

Errorsfrequentlyinterfere

Mywritingissomewhatorganized.

Therearenooralmostnosequencingandtransitionwords

Iusefewappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandlittleeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiences
attention.

Mytoneofvoicebarelyimpactstheaudience
Youhavenotprovidedsufficientevidencetodetermineyourproficiencylevel

D
65%

F
55%

F
0%

DCSDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
PresentationalWriting

PRESENTATIONAL
WRITING

EXCEEDS

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(NOVICEHIGH)

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DOESNOT
MEET
EXPECTATIONS

canusephrasesandsimplesentenceswhen
sharinginformation

canpresentpersonalinformationaboutdaily
lifetopics(family,school,activities,
likes/dislikes)

candescribefamiliarevents

cangiveinformationaboutothersinregards
todailyactivities

Canbeunderstoodbypeoplewhoare
accustomedtointeractingwithlanguage
learners,withsomeconfusioninmeaning

canusephrasesandsimplesentenceswhen
sharinginformation

DCSDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
PresentationalWriting

Spanish2

Interm.Mid
(Exceeding)

Icanwriteonawidevarietyoffamiliartopicsusingconnectedsentences.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingsentencesandstringsofsimplesentences.

Myideasaresupportedwithdetailedexamplesandelaboration.

Icanbeeasilyunderstood.

Themessageisclear.

Mywritingconsistentlyusesextensivevocabularytocompletethetask.

Imakenooralmostnogrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemergingcontrolofverbtensesandadvancedgrammaticalstructures

Mywritingiswellorganized.

Thereisavarietyofsequencingandtransitionwords

Iuseappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiencesattention.

Mytoneofvoiceisvariedandimpactstheaudience

A
95%

Interm.Low
(Proficient)

Icanpresentinformationonmostfamiliartopicsusingaseriesofsimplesentences.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingshortstatementsandsimplesentences.

Myideasaresupportedwithexamplesandelaboration

Icanbeunderstood.

Themessageismostlyclear.

Mywritingusesadequatevocabularytocompletethetask.

Imakeoccasionalgrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemerginguseofverbtensesandsomeadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mywritingisorganized.

Therearesomesequencingandtransitionwords.

Iusesomeappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandsomeeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiences
attention.

Mytoneofvoiceissomewhatvariedandsomewhatimpactstheaudience.

B
85%

NoviceHigh
(Approaching)

IcanpresentbasicinformationonfamiliartopicsusinglanguageIhavepracticedusingsimplephrasesand
simplesentences.

Icompletethetaskwithlearnedandrecombinedphrases.

Myideasaresupportedwithexamples.

Themessageispartiallyclear.

Mywritingusessomewhatlimitedand/orrepetitivevocabulary.

Imakefrequentgrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Irarelyattempttouseadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mywritingissomewhatorganized.

Therearefewsequencingandtransitionwords.

Iusefewappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandlittleeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiences
attention.

Mytoneofvoicebarelyimpactstheaudience

C
75%

NoviceMid
(Developing)

Icanpresentinformationaboutmyselfandsomeotherveryfamiliartopicsusingavarietyofwords,phrases
andmemorizedexpressions.

Icompletethetaskwithbasicwordsandsomememorizedphrases.

Myideasarenotsupportedwithexamples

Icanbeunderstoodonlywithgreateffort.

Themessageisnotclear.

Mywritingusesextremelylimitedand/orrepetitivevocabulary

Iusealmostnocorrectgrammaticalstructures.

Mywritingisnotorganized

Therearenooralmostnosequencingandtransitionwords

Idonotuseappropriategestures,visuals,oreyecontacttomaintainmyaudiencesattention.

Mytoneofvoiceisnotvariedanddoesnotimpacttheaudience.

D
65%

NoviceLow
(Emerging)

Icanpresentinformationaboutmyselfandsomefamiliartopicsusingsinglewordsormemorizedphrases.

F
55%

NoAttempt
(N/X)

Youhavenotprovidedsufficientevidencetodetermineyourproficiencylevel

F
0%

DCSDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
PresentationalWriting

PRESENTATIONAL
WRITING

EXCEEDS

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(INTERMEDIATELOW)

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DOESNOT
MEET
EXPECTATIONS

Cancreatewithlanguage,expressingown
opinionwithlanguageinabasicwaywithsimple
sentencesandsomestringsofsentences

Cancreatemostaccuratelyinthepresenttense

Canbegintomakechoicesofphrase,imageor
contenttomaintaintheattentionofaudience

Attemptstousecomplexstructuresandotherverb
tenses

Canpresentoneverydaytopics,topicsofinterest,
andtopicsthathavebeenstudied

Canusesufficientvocabularytoprovide
informationandlimitedexplanation

Canbeunderstoodbypeoplewhoare
accustomedtointeractingwithlanguagelearners

Canselfcorrectandeditstatementsduringwriting

Referstonotesorvisualsbutdoesnotrelyon
them

DCSDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
PresentationalWriting

Spanish3

Interm.High
(Exceeds)

Icanwriteinagenerallyorganizedwayonschool,work,andcommunitytopicsandontopicsIhave
researched.Icanwriteonsomeeventsandexperiencesinvarioustimeframes.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingstringsofsentencesandsomeparagraphs.

Myideasaresupportedwithdetailedexamplesanddetailedelaboration

Icanbeeasilyunderstood.

Themessageisclear.

Mywritingconsistentlyusesextensivevocabularytocompletethetask

Imakenooralmostnogrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemergingcontrolofverbtensesandadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mywritingiswellorganized.

Thereisawidevarietyofsequencingandtransitionwords

Iuseappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiencesattention.

Mytoneofvoiceisvariedandimpactstheaudience.

A
95%

Interm.Mid
(Proficient)

Icanwriteonawidevarietyoffamiliartopicsusingconnectedsentences.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingsentencesandstringsofsimplesentences.

Myideasaresupportedwithdetailedexamplesandelaboration.

Icanbeeasilyunderstood.

Themessageisclear.

Mywritingconsistentlyusesextensivevocabularytocompletethetask.

Imakenooralmostnogrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemergingcontrolofverbtensesandadvancedgrammaticalstructures

Mywritingiswellorganized.

Thereisavarietyofsequencingandtransitionwords

Iuseappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiencesattention.

Mytoneofvoiceisvariedandimpactstheaudience

B
85%

Interm.Low
(Approaching)

Icanpresentinformationonmostfamiliartopicsusingaseriesofsimplesentences.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingshortstatementsandsimplesentences.

Myideasaresupportedwithexamplesandelaboration

Icanbeunderstood.

Themessageismostlyclear.

Mywritingusesadequatevocabularytocompletethetask.

Imakeoccasionalgrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemerginguseofverbtensesandsomeadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mywritingisorganized.

Therearesomesequencingandtransitionwords.

Iusesomeappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandsomeeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiences
attention.

Mytoneofvoiceissomewhatvariedandsomewhatimpactstheaudience.

C
75%

NoviceHigh
(Developing)

IcanpresentbasicinformationonfamiliartopicsusinglanguageIhavepracticedusingsimplephrasesand
simplesentences.

Icompletethetaskwithlearnedandrecombinedphrases.

Myideasaresupportedwithexamples.

Themessageispartiallyclear.

Mywritingusessomewhatlimitedand/orrepetitivevocabulary.

Imakefrequentgrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Irarelyattempttouseadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mywritingissomewhatorganized.

Therearefewsequencingandtransitionwords.

Iusefewappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandlittleeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiences
attention.

Mytoneofvoicebarelyimpactstheaudience

D
65%

NoviceMid
(Emerging)

Icanpresentinformationaboutmyselfandsomeotherveryfamiliartopicsusingavarietyofwords,phrases
andmemorizedexpressions.

F
55%

NoAttempt
(N/X)

Youhavenotprovidedsufficientevidencetodetermineyourproficiencylevel

F
0%

DCSDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
PresentationalWriting

PRESENTATIONAL
WRITING

EXCEEDS

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(INTERMEDIATEMID)

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DOESNOT
MEET
EXPECTATIONS

Cancreatewithlanguage,expressingown
opinionwithlanguageinsimple
communications,compositionsandrequestsfor
information.

Cancreatemostaccuratelyinthepresent
tense,butmaybegintouseothertimeframes

Canmakechoicesofphrase,imageorcontent
tomaintaintheattentionofaudience

Canpresentoneverydaytopics,topicsof
interest,andtopicsthathavebeenstudiedand
showevidenceoftheabilitytotellorretella
storyandprovideadditionalinformation

Canusesufficientvocabularytoprovide
informationandsomeexplanation

Canbeunderstoodbysympatheticnative
speakers

Connectswithaudiencethroughgestures,voice
andvisuals

Canselfcorrectandeditstatementsduringwriting

Doesnotusenotes

DCSDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
PresentationalWriting

Spanish4

AdvancedLow
(Exceeds)

Icandeliverorganizedwritingappropriatetomyaudienceonavarietyoftopics.Icanpresentinformation
abouteventsandexperiencesinvarioustimeframes.

Icompletethetaskbycomfortablyusingparagraphlikestructures

Mywritingusesextensivevocabularytocompletethetask

Icanbesomewhatunderstoodbysomeoneunfamiliarwithlanguagelearners

Myideasareclearlydescribedandincludesupportinginformationanddetails

AnygrammaticallyerrorsImakeareincomplexstructures

Idemonstrateadevelopingcontrolofverbtensesandadvancedgrammaticalstructures

Mywritingiswellorganized

Thereisawidevarietyofsequencingandtransitionvocabulary

Iprovideexamplesandclarifyinformationduringmywriting.

A
95%

Interm.High
(Proficient)

Icanwriteinagenerallyorganizedwayonschool,work,andcommunitytopicsandontopicsIhave
researched.Icanwriteonsomeeventsandexperiencesinvarioustimeframes.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingstringsofsentencesandsomeparagraphs.

Myideasaresupportedwithdetailedexamplesanddetailedelaboration

Icanbeeasilyunderstoodbysomeonefamiliarwithlanguagelearners

Themessageisclear.

Mywritingconsistentlyusesextensivevocabularytocompletethetask

Imakenooralmostnogrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemergingcontrolofverbtensesandadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mywritingiswellorganized.

Thereisawidevarietyofsequencingandtransitionwords

Iuseappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiencesattention.

Mytoneofvoiceisvariedandimpactstheaudience.

B
85%

Interm.Mid
(Approaching)

Icanwriteonawidevarietyoffamiliartopicsusingconnectedsentences.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingsentencesandstringsofsimplesentences.

Myideasaresupportedwithdetailedexamplesandelaboration.

Icanbeeasilyunderstoodbysomeonefamiliarwithlanguagelearners

Themessageisclear.

Mywritingconsistentlyusesextensivevocabularytocompletethetask.

Imakenooralmostnogrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemergingcontrolofverbtensesandadvancedgrammaticalstructures

Mywritingiswellorganized.

Thereisavarietyofsequencingandtransitionwords

Iuseappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiencesattention.

Mytoneofvoiceisvariedandimpactstheaudience

C
75%

Interm.Low
(Developing)

Icanpresentinformationonmostfamiliartopicsusingaseriesofsimplesentences.

Icompletethetaskbycreatingshortstatementsandsimplesentences.

Myideasaresupportedwithexamplesandelaboration

Icanbeunderstood.

Themessageismostlyclear.

Mywritingusesadequatevocabularytocompletethetask.

Imakeoccasionalgrammaticalerrorsinbasicstructures.

Idemonstrateemerginguseofverbtensesandsomeadvancedgrammaticalstructures.

Mywritingisorganized.

Therearesomesequencingandtransitionwords.

Iusesomeappropriategesturesand/orvisualsandsomeeyecontacttomaintainmyaudiences
attention.

Mytoneofvoiceissomewhatvariedandsomewhatimpactstheaudience.

D
65%

NoviceHigh
(Emerging)

IcanpresentbasicinformationonfamiliartopicsusinglanguageIhavepracticedusingsimplephrasesand
simplesentences.

F
55%

NoAttempt
(N/X)

Youhavenotprovidedsufficientevidencetodetermineyourproficiencylevel

F
0%

DCSDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
PresentationalWriting

PRESENTATIONAL
WRITING

EXCEEDS

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(INTERMEDIATEHIGH)

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DOESNOT
MEET
EXPECTATIONS

Cancreatewithlanguage,andclearlyexpress
mypointofviewwithsupportivedetails

Cancreateinalltimeframessomewhat
accurately.

Canmakechoicesinphrasingandvocabulary
thatdemonstrateastrongknowledgeofthe
language

Canpresentonmostalltopics,andshow
evidenceoftheabilitytotellorretellastoryand
provideadditionalinformation

Canuseawidevarietyofvocabularyto
provideinformationanddetailedexplanation

Canbeunderstoodeasilybysomeonefamiliar
withalanguagelearner

Connectswithaudiencethroughgestures,voice
andvisuals

Canselfcorrectandeditstatementsduringwriting

Doesnotusenotes

InterpretiveListening

Denver Community School District

WorldLanguagesDepartment

UpdatedFall2016

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpretiveListening

Spanish1

Interm.Low

NoviceHigh

NoviceMid

NoviceLow

NoInfo

Canunderstand
sentencelengthspeech,
oneutteranceatatime.

Often(butnotalways)
abletounderstand
sentencesoneatatime.

Recognizeand
understandanumberof
highfrequencywords
andcognates

Recognizeisolatedwordsorhighfrequencyphrases

Didnotparticipate
enoughtogetenough
informationtoassess

A
95%

B
85%

C
75%

AREAS
OF
FOCUS

EXCEEDS
EXPECTATIONS

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(NOVICEHIGH)

DOESNOTMEET
EXPECTATIONS

Canacquirefundamentalinformationfrom
authenticsources

Howstudents
communicate

Canidentifyafewnewwordswiththesupportof
visualsorwhenthetopicisveryfamiliar

Whocan
understand
thestudents

Canidentifymostsignificantideasofanovicelevel
authentictext

Whatlanguage
studentsuse

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpretiveListening

Spanish2

Interm.Mid

Interm.Low

NoviceHigh

NoviceMid

NoviceLow

NoInfo

Canunderstandsimple
sentencesinavarietyof
contexts.Mostaccurate
withhighlyfamiliarand
predictabletopics.

Canunderstand
sentencelengthspeech,
oneutteranceatatime.

Often(butnotalways)
abletounderstand
sentencesoneatatime.

Recognizeand
understandanumberof
highfrequencywords
andcognates

Recognizeisolated
wordsorhighfrequency
phrases

Didnotparticipate
enoughtogetenough
informationtoassess

A
95%

B
85%

C
75%

D
65%

EXCEEDS
EXPECTATIONS

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DOESNOT
MEET
EXPECTATIONS

Canrecognizekeywordsorphrasesembeddedinfamiliarcontexts.

Canonlyunderstandkeywordsfromauthenticoralsources

Canunderstandmorecomplicateddirectionsinfamiliarsettings

Canunderstandnativespeakerswhospeakveryslowlyandrepeat

Canunderstandthemainideaandsomedetailsofshortconversationsand

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(INTERMLOW)

presentations

Canidentifythepurposeofthetextandseveralspecificdetailsassociated
withthetext.

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpretiveListening

Spanish3

Interm.High

Interm.Mid

Interm.Low

NoviceHigh

NoviceMid

NoInfo

Caneasilyunderstand
simplesentences.Can
derivemeaningfrom
textstypically
understoodbyAdvanced
Learners,althoughoften
withgaps

Canunderstandsimple
sentencesinavarietyof
contexts.Mostaccurate
withhighlyfamiliarand
predictabletopics.

Canunderstand
sentencelengthspeech,
oneutteranceatatime.

Often(butnotalways)
abletounderstand
sentencesoneatatime.

Recognizeand
understandanumberof
highfrequencywords
andcognates

Didnotparticipate
enoughtogetenough
informationtoassess

A
95%

B
85%

C
75%

D
65%

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpretiveListening

(Spanish3RubricContinued)

EXCEEDS
EXPECTATIONS

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DOESNOTMEET
EXPECTATIONS

Canrecognizekeywordsorphrasesembeddedinfamiliarcontexts.

Canonlyunderstandkeywordsfromauthenticoralsources

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(INTERMMID)

Canunderstandmorecomplicateddirections

Canunderstandnativespeakerswhospeakveryslowly

Canunderstandthemainideaandmanydetailsofshortconversationsand

presentations

Canidentifythepurposeofthetextandmanyspecificdetailsassociated
withthetext.

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpretiveListening

Spanish4

AdvancedLow

Interm.High

Interm.Mid

Interm.Low

NoviceHigh

NoInfo

Abletounderstandshort
narrativeanddescriptive
texts,although
comprehensionmaybe
uneven.Understands
mainfactsandsome
supportingdetails.

Caneasilyunderstand
simplesentences.Can
derivemeaningfrom
textstypically
understoodbyAdvanced
Learners,althoughoften
withgaps

Canunderstandsimple
sentencesinavarietyof
contexts.Mostaccurate
withhighlyfamiliarand
predictabletopics.

Canunderstand
sentencelengthspeech,
oneutteranceatatime.

Often(butnotalways)
abletounderstand
sentencesoneatatime.

Didnotparticipate
enoughtogetenough
informationtoassess

A
95%

B
85%

C
75%

D
65%

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpretiveListening
(Spanish4RubricContinued)

EXCEEDS
EXPECTATIONS

Canrecognizekeywordsorphrasesembeddedinfamiliarcontexts.

Canonlyunderstandkeywordsfromauthenticoralsources

Canunderstandnativespeakerswithsomeease

Canunderstandthemainideaandmanydetailsofshortconversationsand

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(INTERMHIGH)

Canunderstandmorecomplicateddirections

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DOESNOTMEET
EXPECTATIONS

presentations

Canidentifythepurposeofthetextandmanyspecificdetailsassociated
withthetext.

InterpretiveReading

Denver Community School District

WorldLanguagesDepartment

UpdatedFall2016

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpretiveReading

Spanish1

Interm.Low

NoviceHigh

NoviceMid

NoviceLow

NoInfo

Canunderstand
sentencelengthspeech,
oneutteranceatatime.

Often(butnotalways)
abletounderstand
sentencesoneatatime.

Recognizeand
understandanumberof
highfrequencywords
andcognates

Recognizeisolatedwordsorhighfrequencyphrases

Didnotparticipate
enoughtogetenough
informationtoassess

A
95%

B
85%

C
75%

AREAS
OF
FOCUS

EXCEEDS
EXPECTATIONS

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(NOVICEHIGH)

DOESNOTMEET
EXPECTATIONS

Canacquirefundamentalinformationfrom
authenticsources

Howstudents
communicate

Canidentifyafewnewwordswiththesupportof
visualsorwhenthetopicisveryfamiliar

Whocan
understand
thestudents

Canidentifymostsignificantideasofanovicelevel
authentictext

Whatlanguage
studentsuse

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpretiveReading

Spanish2

Interm.Mid

Interm.Low

NoviceHigh

NoviceMid

NoviceLow

NoInfo

Canunderstandsimple
sentencesinavarietyof
contexts.Mostaccurate
withhighlyfamiliarand
predictabletopics.

Canunderstand
sentencelengthspeech,
oneutteranceatatime.

Often(butnotalways)
abletounderstand
sentencesoneatatime.

Recognizeand
understandanumberof
highfrequencywords
andcognates

Recognizeisolated
wordsorhighfrequency
phrases

Didnotparticipate
enoughtogetenough
informationtoassess

A
95%

B
85%

C
75%

D
65%

EXCEEDS
EXPECTATIONS

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(INTERMLOW)

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DOESNOT
MEET
EXPECTATIONS

Canrecognizekeywordsorphrasesembeddedinfamiliarcontexts.

Canunderstandsimpleconnectedtextsalthoughwithfrequent

Canunderstandonlyminimalinformationfromlengthytexts

Canfindanduseinformationforpracticalpurposes

misunderstanding

Canidentifythepurposeofthetextandseveralspecificdetailsassociated
withthetext.

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpretiveReading

Spanish3

Interm.High

Interm.Mid

Interm.Low

NoviceHigh

NoviceMid

NoInfo

Caneasilyunderstand
simplesentences.Can
derivemeaningfrom
textstypically
understoodbyAdvanced
Learners,althoughoften
withgaps

Canunderstandsimple
sentencesinavarietyof
contexts.Mostaccurate
withhighlyfamiliarand
predictabletopics.

Canunderstand
sentencelengthspeech,
oneutteranceatatime.

Often(butnotalways)
abletounderstand
sentencesoneatatime.

Recognizeand
understandanumberof
highfrequencywords
andcognates

Didnotparticipate
enoughtogetenough
informationtoassess

A
95%

B
85%

C
75%

D
65%

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpretiveReading

(Spanish3RubricContinued)

EXCEEDS
EXPECTATIONS

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DOESNOTMEET
EXPECTATIONS

Canrecognizekeywordsorphrasesembeddedinfamiliarcontexts.

Canunderstandsimpleconnectedtexts

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(INTERMMID)

Canunderstandkeyinformationfromlengthytexts

Canfindanduseinformationforpracticalpurposesandbegintofind

informationforpersonalinterest

Canidentifythepurposeofthetextandmanyspecificdetailsassociated
withthetext.

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpretiveReading

Spanish4

AdvancedLow

Interm.High

Interm.Mid

Interm.Low

NoviceHigh

NoInfo

Abletounderstandshort
narrativeanddescriptive
texts,although
comprehensionmaybe
uneven.Understands
mainfactsandsome
supportingdetails.

Caneasilyunderstand
simplesentences.Can
derivemeaningfrom
textstypically
understoodbyAdvanced
Learners,althoughoften
withgaps

Canunderstandsimple
sentencesinavarietyof
contexts.Mostaccurate
withhighlyfamiliarand
predictabletopics.

Canunderstand
sentencelengthspeech,
oneutteranceatatime.

Often(butnotalways)
abletounderstand
sentencesoneatatime.

Didnotparticipate
enoughtogetenough
informationtoassess

A
95%

B
85%

C
75%

D
65%

DSCDWorldLanguageProficiencyRubric
InterpretiveReading
(Spanish4RubricContinued)

EXCEEDS
EXPECTATIONS

Canrecognizekeywordsorphrasesembeddedinfamiliarcontexts.

Canunderstandsimpleconnectedtexts

Canfindanduseinformationforpracticalpurposesandbegintofind

MEETSEXPECTATIONS
(INTERMHIGH)

Canunderstandmanydetailsfromlengthytexts

informationforpersonalinterest

Canidentifythepurposeofthetextandmanyspecificdetailsassociated
withthetext.

ALMOSTMEETS
EXPECTATIONS

DOESNOTMEET
EXPECTATIONS