||(+10) Summary is attempted but it seems rushed and incomplete
||(+15) Summary seems somewhat incomplete
||(+17) Summary seems mostly complete but it seems at least one thing is missing or was not said.
||(+20 pts) Summary is complete enough for the reader to understand 1) where is this occuring; 2) who are the players; 3) what is (are) the
||(+0) The writer does not really understand or attempt to help others understand the summary
||(+1) At least one term is defined, but several difficult terms are not defined or understood by the writer
||(+3) Most difficult terms are defined, but at least one is not.
||(+5) All difficult terms used in the article are understood and defined by the writer (in parentheses following the term)
|Connection to APES Class
||(+0) Connections to class are not made
||(+1) Writer connect article only in that it is about the environment
||(+3) Write connects article contents only to class topics that have been studied
||(+5) Writer gives their analysis, opinion, and connection to this class or other posted articles.
|Organization, Grammar, & Word Choice
||(+0) Try again, this is very difficult to read!
||(+1) Summary has several places that trip the readher.
||(+3) Summary mostly reads smoothly but has at least one place that "trips" the reader due to organization, word choice, or grammar.
||(+5) Summary reads smoothly due to good organization, word choice, and grammar.
||Not from a credible science publication, not about environmental science, no http address or sources, or is plagiarized (-50)
||(+1) Literature is cited but the link does not work.
||(+3) Literature is cited but no pictures are included when they were available on the site.
||(+5) Literature is cited so that the http address can be copied into a browser address bar and brought up.
||(+0) No attempt to join in discussions about other student research summaries.
||(+1) Student has replied to 1 other student summary with connections or reactions to the article.
||(+3) Student has replied to 2 other students summaries with connections or reactions to the article.
||(+5) Student has replied to 3 or more other students' articles with either connections, reactions to the article.
The following checklist can be copied into your peer review and point values awarded according to the above rubric:
SUMMARY COMPLETENESS (25 PTS)=
TERMS DEFINED (5 PTS)=
CONNECTIONS TO APES CLASS (5 PTS)=
ORGANIZATION, GRAMMAR, & WORD CHOICE (5 PTS)=
LITERATURE CITED (5 PTS)=
DISCUSSION CONNECTIONS (5 PTS)=
TOTAL POSSIBLE (50 PTS) YOUR SCORE =