Rubrics & Standards

Listed below are the Proficiency Matrices and rubrics for each of the major standards we will be covering throughout the 8th grade school year.

Standard W.8.1.

posted Oct 13, 2011, 5:26 AM by Abby Asciola   [ updated Jan 28, 2012, 3:32 PM ]

The Standard:
    I can write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.  I can organize my argument in a formal style that acknowledges the opposing point of view and draws conclusions based upon the evidence I have provided.

 The Proficiency Matrix:
The matrix, or checklist, below can be used to help you determine the skills you need in order to meet the standard.  The proficiency matrix is also a good way to track your success as you work your way through the standards.

The Rubric: 
The rubric below outlines how you will be graded based on your progress within the proficiency matrix.

Standard W.8.8.

posted Oct 13, 2011, 5:21 AM by Abby Asciola   [ updated Jan 28, 2012, 3:23 PM ]

The Standard:
I can gather relevant information from multiple sources and assess the credibility and accuracy of each source.  I can quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following the MLA format for citation.

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