Campbell County School District - Assessment Rubric


Department: Social Studies Course: American History
Essential and Enduring Learning: Understand historical themes, concepts, and content
Curriculum Code: SS-A1-01, SS-A1-02, SS-A1-03 and SS-A2-01, SS-A2-02, SS-A2-03
Task: Students will research and construct a thesis paper on a teacher approved topic demonstrating research skills and knowledge of historical themes, concepts, and content in an effective and cohesive manner.
Product: Research paper

Indicators

Research skill Thesis formation Historical themes, concepts, and content
Level 4
Advanced
Research is extensively supported by legitimate sources Thesis is extensively supported by data and content Extensive use and development of historical themes, concepts, and content
Level 3
Proficient
Research is accurately supported by legitimate sources Thesis is accurately supported by data and content Accurate use and development of historical themes, concepts, and content
Level 2
Partially
Proficient
Research is inaccurately supported by legitimate or non-legitimate sources Thesis is inaccurately supported by data and content Inaccurate usage of historical themes, concepts, and content
Level 1
Non
Proficient
No evidence of research collected No thesis apparent Lack of evidence of any historical theme, concept or content

Scoring Process:

Level 4 = Total 11 - 12
Level 3 = Total 9 - 10
Level 2 = Total 6 - 8
Level 1 = Total 3 - 5