AP Biology

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Score sheet

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Taxa_


Category
Points
Student Evaluation
Teacher Evaluation
Vocabulary terms used and explained at a 7th grade level (x2)
6



Each category is addressed
3



Thoroughness of explanation (x3)
12



Accuracy of explanation (x3)
12



Deadlines met
3



Writing mechanics (x2)
4



Format and Polish
2



Pictures for home page and edits (x2)
6



Citations for home page and edits
3



3 review questions (no more than 4 per page)
2



Substantial and accurate edits (x3)
12




65







Final Grade = your score x 3 + 5

Total possible points = 200


Final Grade



AP Biology Taxonomy Wiki Rubric


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2
3
4
Vocabulary terms used and explained at the proper level
No vocabulary is used or explained
Few vocabulary terms are used (& highlighted) or are not explained at a level appropriate for a 7th grade student
Most vocabulary terms are used (& highlighted) or are not consistently explained at a level appropriate for a 7th grade student
All vocabulary terms are used (& highlighted) and explained at a level appropriate for a 7th grade student

Each category is addressed
Categories are not distinguishable
Few required categories are explained or a great deal of material is in the wrong category
Most required categories are explained or some material is in the wrong category
All required categories are explained and little or no material is in the wrong category

Thoroughness of explanation (homepage)
Most explanations do not contain enough information about the concept and lack supporting details and/or examples.
Some explanations do not contain enough information about the concept and lack supporting details and/or examples.
Most explanations include enough information about the concept but most don’t include several supporting details and/or examples.
Most explanations go beyond presenting info and teach about the concept and include several supporting details and/or examples.
All explanations go beyond presenting info and teach about the concept and include several supporting details and/or examples.
Accuracy of explanation (homepage)
Many mistakes indicate a poor understanding of the concepts
Many mistakes indicate an inaccurate understanding of the concepts
Some mistakes indicate limited understanding of the concepts
Few mistakes indicate an accurate understanding of most concepts
No mistakes indicate an accurate understanding of all concepts and/or divergent opinions are included.
Citations, references and copyright
Not present
Citations are present, but either in incorrect format or not for all cases
Citations are present, used correctly, and in correct format
Citations are present, used correctly, in correct format

and links to sources are provided

Deadlines met
No deadlines are met
Only 1deadline is met
Only 2 deadlines are met
All deadlines are met

Writing mechanics
Errors in writing interfere with readers understanding
Grammar and spelling are mostly correct
Grammar and spelling are correct and the entry has clearly been proofread


Format and Polish
Overall appearance of the page detracts from its usefulness
Home pages only uses headings sometimes and the sections are not clearly distinct from each other
Home page uses clear headings and subheadings to visually organize the material


Pictures
Not present
Does not include all required pictures
All required pictures are included
All required pictures are included and explained appropriately

Substantial and accurate edits
Does not meet required number
Meets required number but most are superficial or contain inaccuracies
Meets required number and few are superficial or contain inaccuracies
Meets required number and none are superficial or contain inaccuracies
Meets required number and none are superficial or contain inaccuracies. Some edits introduce new perspectives and/or considerable new information
Review questions
Does not meet required number
Meets required number but most require lower thinking skills to answer
Meets required number but most require higher thinking skills to answer




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