Grade 5-8 Performance Task Contributed by: New York State Education Department (NYSED) NYS Alternative Assessment in Science Project (1996)

Standard: The student arranges the cards in the correct sequence. Criteria: The correct sequence is B - E - C - H - F - G - D - A Allow 3 points if the student has all steps in the correct order. Allow 2 points if the student has 1 or 2 steps out of order. Ex: Sequence C - B - E - H - F - G - D - A has one step out of order (C is misplaced). Allow 1 point if the student has 3 steps out of order. Allow 0 points for the incorrect sequencing of 4 or more steps.

Standard: The student arranges the cards in the correct sequence.

Criteria:

The correct sequence is B - E - C - H - F - G - D - A

Allow 3 points if the student has all steps in the correct order. Allow 2 points if the student has 1 or 2 steps out of order. Ex: Sequence C - B - E - H - F - G - D - A has one step out of order (C is misplaced). Allow 1 point if the student has 3 steps out of order. Allow 0 points for the incorrect sequencing of 4 or more steps.

Standard: The student will apply knowledge of processes to construct a drawing which illustrates these steps in the formation of rain. Criteria: Allow 1 point for each point

Standard: The student will apply knowledge of processes to construct a drawing which illustrates these steps in the formation of rain.

Circle the student's score for each question. Add the points for each question and write the total score at the bottom of the scoring form.

Total Score _____________ Total possible score - 11 points

Total Score _____________

Total possible score - 11 points