Discipline: Career and Technical Education

Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

©Literacy Design Collaborative. September 2011

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Diseases in Livestock
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  • Informational Assessment Rubric
    • Meets Expectations

      Focus

      Addresses the prompt and stays on task; provides a generally convincing response.

      Reading/Research

      Demonstrates generally effective use of reading material to develop an argument.

      Controlling Idea

      Establishes a credible claim, and supports an argument that is logical and generally convincing.

      Development

      Develops reasoning to support claim; provides evidence from text in the form of examples or explanations relevant to the argument.

      Organization

      Applies an appropriate text structure to address specific requirements of the prompt.

      Conventions

      Demonstrates a command of standard English conventions and cohesion; employs language and tone appropriate to audience and purpose.

      Not Yet

      Focus

      Attempts to address prompt but lacks focus or is off- task.

      Reading/Research

      Demonstrates weak use of reading material to develop argument.

      Controlling Idea

      Establishes a claim and attempts to support an argument but is not convincing.

      Development

      Reasoning is not clear; examples or explanations are weak or irrelevant.

      Organization

      Provides an ineffective structure; composition does not address requirements of the prompt.

      Conventions

      Demonstrates a weak command of standard English conventions; lacks cohesion; language and tone are not appropriate to audience and purpose.

  • Teacher Work Section
    • Here are added thoughts about teaching this module:

      Lee Smith

      Review and Publish

      To add more real-world, real-work feel to the lesson, tell the students that they are writing this brochure for the Arkansas Ag Extension service. Ask the local extension agent about showcasing a collection of the best student brochures in your county's extension office as a demonstration of the high-level work done by your students.


      Arkansas CTE Standards met by this task:

      Animal Science — Animal Health Unit Objectives 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.6, 7.7, & 7.8; Biological Animal Science — Animal Health Unit Objectives 8.2 & 8.5.

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