•  IB Rubrics

    - Language Acquisition: World Languages - 

     

    Phase 1 Rubrics: 

    Criterion A: Comprehending Spoken and Visual Text Phase 1

    Achievement Level

    Descriptor

     

    0

    The student does not reach a standard by any of the descriptors below.

    1-2

    The student:

    i. identifies minimal basic facts, messages, main ideas and supporting details


    ii. has limited awareness of basic conventions


    iii. engages minimally with the spoken and visual text by identifying few ideas, opinions and attitudes; has difficulty making a personal response to the text.


    The student shows limited understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

    3-4

    The student:

    i. identifies some basic facts, messages, main ideas and supporting details


    ii. has some awareness of basic conventions


    iii. engages adequately with the spoken and visual text by identifying some ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making some personal response to the text.


    The student shows some understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

    5-6

    The student:

    i. identifies most basic facts, messages, main ideas and supporting details


    ii. has considerable awareness of basic conventions


    iii. engages considerably with the spoken and visual text by identifying most ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making a personal response to the text.


    The student shows considerable understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

    7-8

    The student:

    i. clearly identifies basic facts, messages, main ideas and supporting details


    ii. has excellent awareness of basic conventions


    iii. engages thoroughly with the spoken and visual text by identifying ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making a personal response to the text.


    The student shows thorough understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

     

    Criterion B:  Comprehending Written and Visual Text Phase 1

    Achievement Level

    Descriptor

     

    0

    The student does not reach a standard by any of the descriptors below.

    1-2

    The student:

    i. identifies minimal basic facts, messages, main ideas and supporting details


    ii. has limited awareness of basic aspects of format and style, and author’s purpose for writing


    iii. engages minimally with the written and visual text by identifying few ideas, opinions and attitudes; has difficulty making a personal response to the text.


    The student shows limited understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole

     

    3-4

    The student:

    i. identifies some basic facts, messages, main ideas and supporting details


    ii. has some awareness of basic aspects of format and style, and author’s purpose for writing


    iii. engages adequately with the written and visual text by identifying some ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making some personal response to the text.


    The student shows some understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

    5-6

    The student:

    i. identifies most basic facts, messages, main ideas and supporting details


    ii. has considerable awareness of basic aspects of format and style, and author’s purpose for writing


    iii. engages considerably with the written and visual text by identifying most ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making a personal response to the text.


    The student shows considerable understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

    7-8

    The student:

    i. clearly identifies basic facts, messages, main ideas and supporting details


    ii. has excellent awareness of basic aspects of format and style, and author’s purpose for writing


    iii. engages thoroughly with the written and visual text by identifying ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making a personal response to the text.


    The student shows thorough understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole

     

     

    Criterion C: Communicating in response to spoken/written/visual text Phase 1

    Achievement Level

    Descriptor

     

    0

    The student does not reach a standard by any of the descriptors below.

    1-2

    The student:

    i. makes limited attempt to respond to simple short phrases and basic information in spoken and/or written and/or visual text; responses are often inappropriate


    ii. interacts minimally in simple and rehearsed exchanges, using verbal and non-verbal language


    iii. uses minimal basic phrases to communicate ideas, feelings and information on a limited range of aspects of everyday topics


    iv. communicates with a limited sense of audience.

     

    3-4

    The student:

    i. responds to simple short phrases and basic information in spoken and/or written and/or visual text, though some responses may be inappropriate


    ii. interacts to some degree in simple and rehearsed exchanges, using verbal and non-verbal language


    iii. uses some basic phrases to communicate ideas, feelings and information on a limited range of aspects of everyday topics


    iv. communicates with some sense of audience

     

    5-6

    The student:

    i. responds appropriately to simple short phrases and basic information in spoken and/or written and/or visual text


    ii. interacts considerably in simple and rehearsed exchanges, using verbal and non-verbal language


    iii. uses basic phrases to communicate ideas, feelings and information on some aspects of everyday topics


    iv. communicates with a considerable sense of audience.

     

    7-8

    The student:

    i. responds in detail and appropriately to simple short phrases and basic information in spoken and/or written and/or visual text


    ii. interacts confidently in simple and rehearsed exchanges, using verbal and non-verbal language


    iii. uses basic phrases effectively to communicate ideas, feelings and information on a variety of aspects of everyday topics


    iv. communicates with an excellent sense of audience.

     

     

    Criterion D: Using Language in Spoken and/or Written Form Phase 1

    Achievement Level

    Descriptor

     

    0

    The student does not reach a standard by any of the descriptors below.

    1-2

    The student:

    i. has difficulty to write/speak using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions; when speaking, uses pronunciation and intonation with many errors, making understanding difficult


    ii. organizes limited basic information, and basic cohesive devices are not used


    iii. makes minimal use of language to suit the context

     

    3-4

    The student:

    i. writes/speaks using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions, with some inappropriate choices; when speaking, uses pronunciation and intonation with some errors, some of which make understanding difficult


    ii. organizes some basic information and uses a limited range of basic cohesive devices, not always appropriately


    iii. uses language to suit the context to some degree.

     

    5-6

    The student:

    i. writes/speaks making good use of a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions, generally accurately; when speaking, uses pronunciation and intonation with some errors, though these do not interfere with comprehensibility


    ii. organizes basic information and uses a limited range of basic cohesive devices accurately


    iii. usually uses language to suit the context.

     

    7-8

    The student:

    i. writes/speaks effectively using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions accurately; when speaking, uses clear pronunciation and excellent intonation, making communication easy


    ii. organizes basic information clearly and uses a range of basic cohesive devices accurately


    iii. uses language effectively to suit the context.

     

     

    Phase 2 Rubrics: 

    Criterion A: Comprehending Spoken and Visual Text Phase 2

    Achievement Level

    Descriptor

     

    0

    The student does not reach a standard by any of the descriptors below.

    1-2

    The student:

    i. shows minimal understanding of messages, main ideas and supporting details


    ii. has limited awareness of basic conventions


    iii. engages minimally with the spoken and visual text by identifying few ideas, opinions and attitudes; has difficulty making a personal response to the text.


    The student shows limited understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

    3-4

    The student:

    i. shows some understanding of messages, main ideas and supporting details


    ii. has some awareness of basic conventions


    iii. engages adequately with the spoken and visual text by identifying some ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making some personal response to the text.


    The student shows some understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

    5-6

    The student:

    i. shows considerable understanding of messages, main ideas and supporting details


    ii. has considerable awareness of basic conventions


    iii. engages considerably with the spoken and visual text by identifying most ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making a personal response to the text.


    The student shows considerable understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

    7-8

    The student:

    i. shows excellent understanding of messages, main ideas and supporting details


    ii. has excellent awareness of basic conventions


    iii. engages thoroughly with the spoken and visual text by identifying ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making a personal response to the text.


    The student shows thorough understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

     

    Criterion B:  Comprehending Written and Visual Text Phase 2

    Achievement Level

    Descriptor

     

    0

    The student does not reach a standard by any of the descriptors below.

    1-2

    The student:

    i. identifies minimal basic facts and main ideas but few supporting details; is not able to draw conclusions


    ii. has limited awareness of basic conventions including aspects of format and style, and author’s purpose for writing


    iii. engages minimally with the written and visual text by identifying few ideas, opinions and attitudes; has difficulty making a personal response to the text.


    The student shows limited understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole

     

    3-4

    The student:

    i. identifies some basic facts, main ideas and supporting details; is not always able to draw conclusions


    ii. recognizes some basic conventions including aspects of format and style, and author’s purpose for writing


    iii. engages adequately with the written and visual text by identifying some ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making some personal response to the text.


    The student shows some understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

    5-6

    The student:

    i. identifies most basic facts, main ideas and supporting details, and draws conclusions


    ii. recognizes most basic conventions including aspects of format and style, and author’s purpose for writing


    iii. engages considerably with the written and visual text by identifying most ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making a personal response to the text.


    The student shows considerable understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

    7-8

    The student:

    i. clearly identifies basic facts, main ideas and supporting details, and draws conclusions


    ii. clearly recognizes basic conventions including aspects of format and style, and author’s purpose for writing


    iii. engages thoroughly with the written and visual text by identifying ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making a personal response to the text.


    The student shows thorough understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

     

    Criterion C: Communicating in response to spoken/written/visual text Phase 2

    Achievement Level

    Descriptor

     

    0

    The student does not reach a standard by any of the descriptors below.

    1-2

    The student:

    i. makes limited attempt to respond to simple short phrases or basic information in spoken and/or written and/or visual text; responses are often inappropriate


    ii. interacts minimally in basic structured exchanges


    iii. uses minimal phrases to communicate ideas, feelings and information in a limited range of familiar situations


    iv. communicates with a limited sense of audience.

     

    3-4

    The student:

    i. responds to simple short phrases and some basic information in spoken and/or written and/or visual text, though some responses may be inappropriate


    ii. interacts to some degree in basic structured exchanges


    iii. uses some phrases to communicate ideas, feelings and information in a limited range of familiar situations; ideas are not always relevant or detailed


    iv. communicates with some sense of audience.

     

    5-6

    The student:

    i. responds appropriately to simple short phrases and basic information in spoken and/or written and/or visual text


    ii. interacts considerably in basic structured exchanges


    iii. uses phrases to communicate ideas, feelings and information in some familiar situations; ideas are relevant and detailed


    iv. communicates with a considerable sense of audience.

     

    7-8

    The student:

    i. responds in detail and appropriately to simple short phrases and basic information in spoken and/or written and/or visual text


    ii. interacts confidently in basic structured exchanges


    iii. uses phrases effectively to communicate ideas, feelings and information in a variety of familiar situations; ideas are relevant, detailed and include examples


    iv. communicates with an excellent sense of audience.

     

     

    Criterion D: Using Language in Spoken and/or Written Form Phase 2

    Achievement Level

    Descriptor

     

    0

    The student does not reach a standard by any of the descriptors below.

    1-2

    The student:

    i. has difficulty to write/speak using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions; when speaking, uses pronunciation and intonation with many errors, making understanding difficult


    ii. organizes limited basic information and ideas, and basic cohesive devices are not used


    iii. makes minimal use of language to suit the context.

     

    3-4

    The student:

    i. writes/speaks using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions, with some inappropriate choices; when speaking, uses pronunciation and intonation with some errors, some of which make understanding difficult


    ii. organizes some basic information and ideas, and uses a limited range of basic cohesive devices, not always appropriately


    iii. uses language to suit the context to some degree.

     

    5-6

    The student:

    i. writes/speaks making good use of a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions, generally accurately; when speaking, uses pronunciation and intonation with some errors, though these do not interfere with comprehensibility


    ii. organizes basic information and ideas well, and uses a limited range of basic cohesive devices accurately


    iii. usually uses language to suit the context.

     

    7-8

    The student:

    i. writes/speaks effectively using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions accurately; occasional errors do not interfere with communication. When speaking, uses clear pronunciation and excellent intonation, making communication easy


    ii. organizes basic information and ideas clearly, and uses a range of basic cohesive devices accurately; there is a logical structure and cohesive devices add clarity to the message


    iii. uses language effectively to suit the context.

     

     

    Phase 3 Rubrics:

    Criterion A: Comprehending Spoken and Visual Text Phase 3

    Achievement Level

    Descriptor

     

    0

    The student does not reach a standard by any of the descriptors below.

    1-2

    The student:

    i. shows minimal understanding of information, main ideas and supporting details, and is not able to draw conclusions


    ii. has limited understanding of conventions


    iii. engages minimally with the spoken and visual text by identifying few ideas, opinions and attitudes; has difficulty making a response to the text based on personal experiences and opinions.


    The student shows limited understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

    3-4

    The student:

    i. shows some understanding of information, main ideas and supporting details, and draws some conclusions


    ii. has some understanding of conventions


    iii. engages adequately with the spoken and visual text by identifying some ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making some response to the text based on personal experiences and opinions.


    The student shows some understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

    5-6

    The student:

    i. shows considerable understanding of information, main ideas and supporting details, and draws conclusions


    ii. has considerable understanding of conventions


    iii. engages considerably with the spoken and visual text by identifying most ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making a response to the text based on personal experiences and opinions.


    The student shows considerable understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

    7-8

    The student:


    The student:

    i. shows excellent understanding of information, main ideas and supporting details, and draws conclusions


    ii. has excellent understanding of conventions


    iii. engages thoroughly with the spoken and visual text by identifying ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making a response to the text based on personal experiences and opinions.


    The student shows thorough understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

     

    Criterion B:  Comprehending Written and Visual Text Phase 3

    Achievement Level

    Descriptor

     

    0

    The student does not reach a standard by any of the descriptors below.

    1-2

    The student:

    i. shows minimal understanding of information, main ideas and supporting details, and is not able to draw conclusions


    ii. has limited understanding of basic conventions including aspects of format and style, and author’s purpose for writing


    iii. engages minimally with the written and visual text by identifying few ideas, opinions and attitudes; has difficulty making a response to the text based on personal experiences and opinions.


    The student shows limited understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

    3-4

    The student:

    i. shows some understanding of information, main ideas and supporting details, and draws some conclusions


    ii. understands some basic conventions including aspects of format and style, and author’s purpose for writing


    iii. engages adequately with the written and visual text by identifying some ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making some response to the text based on personal experiences and opinions.


    The student shows some understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

    5-6

    The student:

    i. shows considerable understanding of information, main ideas and supporting details, and draws conclusions


    ii. understands most basic conventions including aspects of format and style, and author’s purpose for writing


    iii. engages considerably with the written and visual text by identifying most ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making a response to the text based on personal experiences and opinions.


    The student shows considerable understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

    7-8

    The student:

    i. shows excellent understanding of information, main ideas and supporting details, and draws conclusions


    ii. clearly understands basic conventions including aspects of format and style, and author’s purpose for writing


    iii. engages thoroughly with the written and visual text by identifying ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making a response to the text based on personal experiences and opinions.


    The student shows thorough understanding of the content, context and concepts of the text as a whole.

     

     

    Criterion C: Communicating in response to spoken/written/visual text Phase 3

    Achievement Level

    Descriptor

     

    0

    The student does not reach a standard by any of the descriptors below.

    1-2

    The student:

    i. makes limited attempt to respond to spoken and/or written and/or visual text; responses are often inappropriate


    ii. interacts minimally in rehearsed and unrehearsed exchanges


    iii. expresses few ideas and feelings and communicates minimal information in familiar and some unfamiliar situations


    iv. communicates with a limited sense of audience and purpose.

     

    3-4

    The student:

    i. responds to spoken and/or written and/or visual text, though some responses may be inappropriate


    ii. interacts to some degree in rehearsed and unrehearsed exchanges


    iii. expresses some ideas and feelings and communicates some information in familiar and some unfamiliar situations; ideas are not always relevant or detailed


    iv. communicates with some sense of audience and purpose.

     

    5-6

    The student:

    i. responds appropriately to spoken and/or written and/or visual text


    ii. interacts considerably in rehearsed and unrehearsed exchanges


    iii. expresses ideas and feelings and communicates information in familiar and some unfamiliar situations; ideas are relevant and detailed


    iv. communicates with a considerable sense of audience and purpose.

     

    7-8

    The student:

    i. responds in detail and appropriately to spoken and/or written and/ or visual text


    ii. interacts confidently in rehearsed and unrehearsed exchanges


    iii. effectively expresses a wide range of ideas and feelings and communicates information in familiar and some unfamiliar situations; ideas are relevant and opinions are supported by examples and illustrations


    iv. communicates with an excellent sense of audience and purpose.

     



    Criterion D: Using Language in Spoken and/or Written Form Phase 3

    Achievement Level

    Descriptor

     

    0

    The student does not reach a standard by any of the descriptors below.

    1-2

    The student:

    i. has difficulty to write/speak using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions; when speaking, uses pronunciation and intonation with many errors, making understanding difficult


    ii. organizes limited information and ideas, and basic cohesive devices are not used


    iii. makes minimal use of language to suit the context

     

    3-4

    The student:

    i. writes/speaks using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions, with some inappropriate choices; when speaking, uses pronunciation and intonation with some errors, some of which make understanding difficult


    ii. organizes some information and ideas, and uses a limited range of basic cohesive devices, not always appropriately


    iii. uses language to suit the context to some degree.

     

    5-6

    The student:

    i. writes/speaks making good use of a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions, generally accurately; when speaking, uses pronunciation and intonation with some errors, though these do not interfere with comprehensibility


    ii. organizes information and ideas well, and uses a limited range of basic cohesive devices accurately


    iii. usually uses language to suit the context.

     

    7-8

    The student:

    i. writes/speaks effectively using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions accurately; occasional errors do not interfere with communication. When speaking, uses clear pronunciation and excellent intonation, making communication easy


    ii. organizes information and ideas clearly, and uses a range of basic cohesive devices accurately; there is a logical structure and cohesive devices add clarity to the message


    iii. uses language effectively to suit the context.

     




     

    IB MYP