Habits of Mind
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Exemplary
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Proficient
2. Approaching Standards
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Not meeting standards
Student
score
Listening with understanding and empathy, shared ideas, stayed focused to task at hand
Was a team player. Always listened carefully to what others said. Shared ideas and resources. Finished own work on time and helped other team members.
Was a team player. Did own work and helped other team members. Listened to team members and shared own ideas and resources.
Was not always a team player. Did not always listen to team members or share ideas and resources. Did own work but did not help other team members.
Did not act as a team player. Did not listen to others. Did not share ideas or resources. Did not help other team members.

Questioning and problem posing
Identified and talked about problems with team members. Asked other people for ideas. Voted on the best solution and used it to solve the problem.
Identified and talked about problems with team members. The team found solutions for the problems.
Identified problems. Found the easiest, but not the best, solution.
Did not identify problems or ignored problems.

Followed directions, took part in all activities, was creative.
Carefully followed all directions. Took part in all activities and completed all work. Was helpful to others and shared many ideas. Took risks by trying new things.
Followed all directions. Took part in all activities. Did the work that was assigned. Was helpful to others and often said positive things to other students.
Did not follow all directions. Did most work. Took part in all activities. Was helpful to others, but was sometimes nosy or critical.
Followed directions when prompted by teacher. Did not take part in some activities. Was critical of others and the project. Was not helpful.

Collaborated on time line.
Met regularly to check on progress. Made changes to tasks or project goals to meet deadlines. Looked at quantity and quality of work that had been done.
Met several times to check on progress. Made changes to tasks to meet goals and deadlines. Looked at quantity and quality of work that had been done.
Met one time to check on progress. Looked at amount of work that had been done. Did not see how much work still needed to be done.
Never met to check on progress. Had no idea how much work had been done or still needed to be done.

Listens to instructions and follows directions
Paid close attention to instructions, and asked questions when needed. Followed all directions in the order they were given.
Listened closely to instructions, and followed directions without a lot of teacher help.
Listened to instructions, but did not complete all directions.
Did not listen to instructions, and only followed directions when prompted by teacher.

Friendly, helpful, positive.
Was helpful to others. Made positive comments and suggestions to other students about their work or the project.
Was helpful to others. Often said positive things to other students about their work or the project.
Was helpful to others. Sometimes nosy or critical. Was not positive about the project.
Was critical of others. Was not helpful. Said negative things about the project.

Took part in activities and did work
Shared many ideas. Took part in all activities and completed all work. Took risks by trying new things.
Took part in all activities. Did the work that was assigned.
Did most work assigned and took part in all activities.
Did not take part in all of the activities. Did not do much of the work.