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Assessment Rubrics

Math

Standards-Based Math Rubric

The Exemplars Standards-Based Math Rubric was updated in 2014 to reflect more current standards. It supports NCTM Process Standards and the Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Practice

"Classic" 5-Level Math Rubric

The Exemplars Classic 5-Level Math Rubric was developed to reflect the revised NCTM standards.

"Classic" 3-Level Math Rubric

The Classic 3-Level Math Rubric was used from 1993 to 2001 to assess student performance. It is based on the original NCTM standards. Many schools and districts using Exemplars earlier material continue to use this rubric to assess student performance.

Pre K-K Rubric

Exemplars Pre K-K Rubric was developed to assess younger students' performance. It is based on recommendations from NCTM, the National Association of Educators of Young Children and the preschool standards developed at the Conference on Standards for Prekindergarten and Kindergarten Mathematics Education.

Functions + Algebra Concepts Rubric

This rubric focuses on content.

Science

Science Rubric

The Exemplars Science Rubric is based on the following science standards: National Research Council and the American Association for the Advancement of Science and New Standards. It includes four criteria: use of scientific tools, science reasoning and strategies, science concepts and, use of data and communication.

K-2 Science Continuum

This continuum was developed by an Exemplars workshop leader and task writer, Tracy Lavallee. It provides a framework for assessing the scientific thinking of young students.

English Language Arts

Reading, Writing and Research (RWR) Rubric

This rubric was designed for grades 5-8 using the best state, national and international standards. It is comprised of three distinct sections: reading, communication and research. These can be used separately or in combination to assess student work.

Responding to Text Rubric

This rubric is designed to be used with students in grades K-4 and focuses on analytic writing about texts. The Rhetorical Effectiveness Criteria include: purpose, organization, voice and tone as well as detail/elaboration. There are three levels of performance. The use of conventions is also assessed.

Narrative Rubric

This rubric was designed to be used with students in grades K-4 and incorporates the qualities of writing a narrative. The Rhetorical Effectiveness Criteria include: purpose, organization, voice and tone as well as detail/elaboration. There are three levels of performance. The use of conventions is also assessed.

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