Science Journal Rubric

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Science Content Accurate; Connected to big ideas in science Mostly accurate; Connections to big ideas are not clear Inaccurate; Not connected to big ideas in science
Organization & Presentation Main ideas are clearly presented; Ideas are presented in an appropriate order; Ideas are supported by information and logic; Appropriate conclusions are based upon evidence presented; Effective use of models, diagrams, charts, and graphs Main ideas are presented to some extent; Ideas are not presented in an order that adds clarity; Some ideas are supported by information and logic; Conclusions do not follow from ideas presented; Some appropriate use of models, diagrams, charts, and graphs No main idea presented; Ideas are presented in an order that distracts from clear communication; Ideas are not supported by information and are illogical; Inappropriate conclusions are presented No use of models, diagrams, charts, and graphs
Use of Science Language Consistent use of appropriate science language and terminology Partial use of appropriate science language and terminology Inaccurate use of science language and terminology

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