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Neill Library Media Center: 5th Grade

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Rubric for 5th grade state project

Rubric: Information & Technology Literacy          Level 1 (12/9/2010)

Name __________________________________ Score  ________________

Above and beyond

You got it!

Try a little harder!


Creates a thoughtful question independently.

Asks a clear question with some assistance.

Uses question created by teacher.


Gathers information from three or more thoughtfully selected sources. Clearly cites sources.

Gathers information from two sources. Brief citations.

Uses information provided by teacher. No citations.



Clearly answers the question. Organizes information to support the answer.

Answers the question and organizes supporting information with some assistance.

Answers question. Teacher creates outline.  


Communication is informative and interesting. Uses words and pictures creatively.

Communication is clear and informative.

Communication includes little information.


Clearly suggests improvements in research process, presentation, including technology tools.

Suggests improvements for next time.

Needs teacher help to identify improvements.

Use technology tools

Selects and uses technology tools independently. Helps others with technology.

Selects and uses technology tools with some assistance.

Uses technology tools selected by the teacher.

Use resources responsibly

Returns materials on time. Prints and plays only what is necessary. Shows leadership in appropriate use of resources.

Returns materials on time. Prints and plays only what is necessary.

Needs reminders to return materials. Needs reminders about printing and playing.


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