The tables below contain the assessment criteria for all subjects at Alice Deal Middle School.  Files with the label “Y1” are for sixth grade courses, and those with the label “Y2/3” are for seventh and eighth grade courses.

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Criteria ELA 6 ELA 7/ELA 8
A Analyzing Y1 Analyzing Y2/3
B Organizing Y1 Organizing Y2/3
C Producing Text Y1 Producing Text Y2/3
D  

Using language Y1

 

Using language Y2/3

 

LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
Criteria Chinese 6
French 6
Spanish 6
Chinese 7
French 7
Spanish 7
Beginning Spanish for Grade 7
Chinese 8
French 8
Spanish 8
Year 2 Spanish for Grade 8
A Comprehending spoken and visual text Phase 1 Comprehending spoken and visual text P2 Comprehending spoken and visual text Phase 3
B  

Comprehending written and visual Text P1

 

 

Comprehending written and visual text Phase 2

 

Comprehending written and visual text P3
C  

Communicating in response to spoken, written, and visual text P1

 

Communicating in response to spoken, written, and visual text Phase 2

 

Communicating in response to spoken, written, and visual text Phase 3
D  

Using language in spoken and written form P1

 

 

Using language in spoken and written form Phase 2

 

Using language in spoken and written form P3

 

INDIVIDUALS AND SOCIETIES
Criteria Geography 6 The Ancient World 7
US History 8
A Knowing and understanding Y1 Knowing and understanding Y2/3
B Investigating Y1 Investigating Y2/3
C Communicating Y1 Communicating Y2/3
D Thinking critically Y1 Thinking critically Y2/3

 

SCIENCES
Criteria Earth & Space Science 6 Life Science 7
Physical Science 8
A Knowing and understanding Y1 Knowing and understanding Y2/3
B Inquiring and designing Y1 Inquiring and designing Y2/3
C Processing and evaluating Y1 Processing and evaluating Y2/3
D Reflecting on the impacts of science Y1 Reflecting on the impacts of science Y2/3

 

MATHEMATICS
Criteria Common Core Math 6
Common Core Math 7 for 6th Grade
Common Core Math 7/8
Algebra 7/8
Geometry 8
A Knowing and understanding Y1 Knowing and understanding Y2/3
B Investigating patterns Y1 Criterion B – Investigating Patterns Y2&3
C Communicating Y1 Criterion C – Communicating Y2&3
D Applying mathematics in real-life contexts Y1 Applying mathematics in real-life contexts Y2/3

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION
Criteria PE 6 PE 7/8
A Knowing and understanding Y1

 

Knowing and understanding Y2/3
B Planning for performance Y1 Planning for performance Y2/3
C Applying and performing Y1 Applying and performing Y2/3
D Reflecting and improving performance Y1 Reflecting and improving performance Y2/3

 

ARTS
Criteria Visual Arts 6

Music 6

Music 7

Visual Arts 8

 

A

Knowing and understanding Y1 Knowing and understanding Y2/3
B Developing skills Y1 Developing skills Y2/3
C Thinking creatively Y1 Thinking creatively Y2/3
D Responding Y1 Responding Y2/3