• Grading for Third Grade

    4–  Consistently goes beyond established goals for achievement/contributions or explains & justifies reasoning behind an answer

    • -Consistently transfers, applies, and expands skills
    • -Routinely applies problem-solving and critical-thinking skills across areas of the curriculum
    • -Consistently shows originality, creativity, and intuitive thinking beyond standard expectations

    3– Meets established goal for achievement

    • -Demonstrates all required knowledge of content area
    • -Frequently transfers, applies and expands skills
    • -Periodically demonstrates originality, creativity, and intuitive thinking
    •  3 + :  applies some of the “4” expectations inconsistently

    2- Demonstrates partial knowledge of established goal for achievement, but is progressing toward complete knowledge of standard

    • -Infrequently transfers, applies and expands skills
    • -Progressing toward expressing original, creative and intuitive thinking
    • -Rarely applies problem-solving and critical-thinking skills across areas of the curriculum
    •  2 + :  applies some of the “3” expectations inconsistently

    1-  Has difficulty/does not meet established grade-level goals for achievement and expectations

    • -Requires support to meet established goal for achievement
    • -Seldom or never understands, transfers, or applies skills
    • -Does not apply problem-solving and critical-thinking skills across areas of the curriculum
    • -Rarely shows originality, creativity, or intuitive-thinking skills in completing assignments