Outcomes & Assessment

1. Ideas - Tips - Threaded Discussion

2. Submit your idea here

3.Teaching Tips Index (Honolulu Community College) - great links!!!


4. Criteria for grading (this was developed by Mike Duckworth, Law and Govt Magnet Program at Monroe H.S. in conjunction with Social Sciences, and the Magnet Program. Thanks Mike.)

Criteria  Advanced Proficient Basic Needs Work
  • clear thesis
  • intro./organization/conclusion
  • proper tone & english
  • conventions
  • clear thesis
  • well organized
  • no mistakes
  • clearly communicated ideas
  • might have some english mistakes
  • does not impede understanding 
  • some mechanchanical errors
  • not as well organized
 
  • 3 persuasive arguments
  • well written
  • persuasive
  • logical arguments
  • at least 3 arguments
  • 3 arguments
  • may not be as clearly argued
  • no logical errors
  • 3 arguments
  • poorly discussed & analyzed
  • some errors in logical thinking which detracts from argument
  • less than 3 arguments
  • poorly organized
  • use of support materials, cases & facts 
  • sufficient, relevant, supporting materials
  • more than minimum (3)
  • more than 3 sources
  • relevant
  • at least 3 sources
  • less than 3 sources
  • rebuttal of opposing point of view
  • states opposing point of view clearly and effictively
  • refutes main arguments (3)
  • recognizes opposing point of view
  • may not articulate it as clearly
  • refutes main arguments (2-3)
  • states point of view
  • some refutation
  • little or no refutation