Rubrics

1st Grade

Book 1, All About Us

  1. Pam and Sam - What I Do Best Rubric
  2. I Can,Too! - Moving Animals Rubric
  3. How You Grew - Growing Up Rubric
  4. Flip - Unusual Pets Rubric
  5. Soccer - Team Work Rubric

Book 2, Our Families, Our Neighbors

  1. Animal Moms and Dads - Baby Animals Rubric
  2. Little Red Hen - Work Together Rubric
  3. On the Map - Neighborhoods Rubric
  4. The Pigs, the Wolf, and the Mud - Ice Castles Sand Castles Rubric
  5. Beth and the Band - Rhythm and Music Rubric

Book 3, Have Fun!

  1. On My Way to School - Riddles Rubric
  2. Smile, Mike! - Family Fun Rubric
  3. Masks! Masks! Masks! - Rhythm and Music Rubric
  4. Rose Robot Cleans Up - Recycling Rubric
  5. Kids Have Fun! - Chinese New Year Rubric

Book 4, Let’s Team Up

  1. Drakes Tail - Koala Little? Rubric
  2. Gram and Me - Chinese New Year Rubric
  3. César Chávez - Recycling Rubric
  4. The Kite (from “Days with Frog and Toad”) - Watch It Move! Rubric
  5. Animal Teams - Grounded Birds Rubric

Book 5, Nature Watch

  1. Kitten’s First Full Moon - I See Rubric
  2. Meet Ben Franklin - I See Rubric
  3. Stormy Weather - Let it Snow Rubric
  4. Happy Fall! (from “Pinwheel Days”) - Ice Castles Sand Castles Rubric
  5. A Tiger Cub Grows Up - The Tiger Rubric

Book 6, Adventures

  1. Olivia - Cats in Art Rubric
  2. Whistle for Willie - You Can Do It! Rubric
  3. Cool Jobs - Out of the Ordinary! Rubric
  4. Dot and Jabber and the Big Bug Mystery - Butterfly Symmetry Rubric
  5. Super Oscar - You Can Do It! Rubric

2nd Grade

Book 1, Friends and Family

  1. David’s New Friends - Aquarium Animals Rubric
  2. Mr. Putter & Tabby Pour the Tea - Rhyming Poetry Rubric
  3. Their Native Tongue - Finding Treasures Rubric
  4. Meet Rosina - Rhyming Poems Rubric
  5. My Name is Yoon - Immigrants Rubric

Book 1, Community Heroes

  1. Babu’s Song - Africa Rubric
  2. Tomás and the Library Lady - Historical Heroes Rubric
  3. Fighting the Fire - Firefighters Rubric
  4. One Grain of Rice - Two Tales Rubric
  5. African-American Inventors - Inventors and Inventions Rubric

Book 1, Let’s Create

  1. The Alvin Ailey Kids: Dancing As a Team - Dance! Rubric
  2. Abuelo and the Three Bears - Same and Different Fairy Tale Rubric
  3. Music of the Stone Age - Art Rubric
  4. Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type - Farming Rubric
  5. Stirring Up Memories - Poetry Rubric

Book 2, Better Together

  1. Head, Body, Legs: A Story from Liberia - Force and Motion Rubric
  2. Officer Buckle and Gloria - Fire Safety Rubric
  3. A Trip to the Emergency Room - Hospitals Rubric
  4. A Harbor Seal Pup Grows Up - Pet Care Rubric
  5. Mice and Beans - States of Matter Rubric

Book 2, Growing and Changing

  1. The Tiny Seed - Plant Parts Rubric
  2. The Ugly Vegetables - Vegetables Rubric
  3. Meet the Super Croc - Dinosaurs Rubric
  4. Farfallina and Marcel - How Animals Grow Rubric
  5. Nutik, the Wolf Pup - Wolves Rubric

Book 2, The World Around Us

  1. Dig Wait Listen: A Desert Toad’s Tale - The Desert Rubric
  2. Splish! Splash! Animal Baths - Fables Rubric
  3. A Way to Help Planet Earth - Endangered Animals Rubric
  4. Super Storms - Weather and You Rubric
  5. Pushing Up the Sky - Plays Rubric

4th Grade

Book 1, Growing Up

  1. My Diary from Here to There - César Chávez Rubric
  2. The Adventures of Ali Baba Bernstein - The Arabian Nights Rubric
  3. Kids Reporters at Work - Volunteering Rubric
  4. The Astronaut and the Onion - Poetry Rubric
  5. Because of Winn-Dixie - Free Verse Rubric

Book 1, Making a Difference

  1. My Brother Martin - Writing Letters Rubric
  2. Mighty Jackie - Bridget “Biddy” Mason Rubric
  3. Making a Splash - The Paralympics Rubric
  4. Wild Horses - Tall Tales Rubric
  5. Mystic Horse - The Pony Express Rubric

Book 1, The Power of Words

  1. When I Went to the Library - Snake Facts Rubric
  2. Dear Mrs. LaRue - Border Collies Rubric
  3. Ranita, the Frog Princess - Tales Told Around the World Rubric
  4. Words Add Up to Success - Great Speeches Rubric
  5. Me and Uncle Romie - Be a Digital Artist Rubric

Book 1, Working Together

  1. The Cricket in Times Square - Bats Rubric
  2. The Life and Times of the Ant - Fables Rubric
  3. Writing on the Wall - Global Youth Service Day Rubric
  4. The Earth Dragon Awakes - Earthquake Rubric
  5. My Brothers’ Flying Machine - Narrative Poems Rubric

Book 1, Habitats

  1. A Walk in the Desert - Build a Food Chain Rubric
  2. Roadrunner’s Dance - Trickster Tales Rubric
  3. Animals Come Home to Our National Parks - Yosemite National Park Rubric
  4. At Home in the Coral Reef - Myths Rubric
  5. Adelina’s Whales - Limericks Rubric

Book 1, Problem Solving

  1. Leah’s Pony - Journal Entry Rubric
  2. The Gold Rush Game - Gold Rubric
  3. Taking the Lead - Global Children’s Organization Rubric
  4. Snowflake Bentley - Haiku Rubric
  5. How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning - Concrete Poems Rubric

3rd Grade

Book 1, Let’s Learn

  1. First Day Jitters - Citizens Rubric
  2. Amazing Grace - Personification Rubric
  3. Earth Smart - Types of Schools Rubric
  4. Wolf! - Wolves Rubric
  5. My Very Own Room - Architecture Rubric

Book 1, Neighborhoods and Communities

  1. Boom Town - Business Rubric
  2. Home-Grown Butterflies (from “Ranger Rick”) - Poetry Rubric
  3. Coasting to California - Ancient Communities Rubric
  4. Here’s My Dollar - Poetry Rubric
  5. A Castle on Viola Street - Volunteering Rubric

Book 1, Express Yourself

  1. Author: A True Story - Poetry/Haiku Rubric
  2. Dear Juno - Telephone History Rubric
  3. Messaging Mania - Online Safety Rubric
  4. What Do Illustrators Do? - Animation Rubric
  5. The Jones Family Express - Transportation Rubric

Book 2, Our Teams

  1. Seven Spools of Thread - Day and Night Rubric
  2. Nacho and Lolita - Cooking Show Rubric
  3. A Solution to Pollution - Volunteering Rubric
  4. Ramona and her Father - Poetry Rubric
  5. Out of This World! The Ellen Ochoa Story - Poetry Rubric

Book 2, Those Amazing Animals

  1. Penguin Chick - Cinquain Poetry Rubric
  2. Animal Homes - Unusual Animals Rubric
  3. Call of the Wild - Animals Rubric
  4. Wilbur’s Boast (from “Charlotte’s Web”) - Fables Rubric
  5. Unique Animals - Foreshadowing Rubric

Book 2, Storytellers

  1. Stone Soup - Lunch Rubric
  2. The Strongest One - Wiley and the Hairy Man Rubric
  3. Tales of the Trickster - Storytelling Rubric
  4. Cook-a-Doodle-Doo! - Cooking Show Rubric
  5. One Riddle, One Answer - Fairy Tales Rubric

5th Grade

Book 1, Taking a Stand

  1. Goin’ Someplace Special - Civil Rights Rubric
  2. Shiloh - Careers Rubric
  3. Maya Lin, Architect of Memory - National Monuments Rubric
  4. The Night of San Juan - Let’s Surf! Rubric
  5. Sleds on Boston Common - Narrative Poetry Rubric

Book 1, The American West

  1. Valley of the Moon: The Diary of Maria Rosalia De Milagros - Settling the West Rubric
  2. A Historic Journey - Studying Nature Rubric
  3. Black Cowboy Wild Horses - Song Lyrics Rubric
  4. Davy Crockett Saves the World - Tall Tales Rubric
  5. When Esther Morris Headed West - Women's Suffrage Rubric

Book 1, Using Your Wits

  1. The Catch of the Day, A Trickster Play - Fables Rubric
  2. The Golden Mare, The Firebird, and the Magic Ring - Cinderella Tales Rubric
  3. Tricky Tales - Corridos Rubric
  4. Blancaflor - Rancho Life Rubric
  5. The Unbreakable Code - Cinquains and Other Kinds of Poems Rubric

Book 1, Team Up to Survive

  1. Spirit of Endurance - The Poles Rubric
  2. Ultimate Field Trip 5: Blasting Off to Space Academy - Mythology Rubric
  3. Heroes in Time of Need - Go Travel! Rubric
  4. Zathura - Astronomy Rubric
  5. Skunk Scout - National Parks Rubric

Book 1, Investigations

  1. Hidden Worlds - Poems Rubric
  2. Rattlers! - Folktales Rubric
  3. These Robots Are Wild! - Discoveries and Inventions Rubric
  4. Up in the Air: The Story of Balloon Flight - Write a Haiku! Rubric
  5. Hurricanes - Hurricane Poetry Rubric

Book 1, Changes

  1. Miss Alaineus - National Spelling Bee Rubric
  2. Carlos and the Skunk - Animal Defenses Rubric
  3. A Dream Comes True - Paralympics Rubric
  4. Weslandia - Hybrid Produce Rubric
  5. The Gri Gri Tree - Whales Rubric

6th Grade

Book 1, Our Stories

  1. Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street - Interviews Rubric
  2. Breaking Through - Mentors Rubric
  3. A Life in Words - Libraries Rubric
  4. LAFFF - Science Fiction Rubric
  5. The Case of the Phantom Poet - Movie Survey Rubric

Book 1, Ancient Civilizations

  1. The Emperor’s Silent Army - Lyric Poetry Rubric
  2. These Walls Can Talk - Life as an Inca Rubric
  3. Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu - Machu Picchu Rubric
  4. The Magic Gourd - African Folktales Rubric

Book 1, A Question of Values

  1. Juan Verdades - Cowboy Life Rubric
  2. Rumpelstiltskin’s Daughter - Myths Rubric
  3. Saving Grace - Helping Others Rubric
  4. Ta-Na-E-Ka - Fables Rubric
  5. Honus and Me - Collections Rubric

Book 1, Achieving Dreams

  1. Seeing Things His Own Way - Yorick the Bionic Skeleton Rubric
  2. Major Taylor: Champion Cyclist - Poetry Fun Rubric
  3. Take a Bow - Jobs Rubric
  4. Leonardo’s Horse - Early Flying Machines Rubric
  5. How Tía Lola Came to Stay - Baseball Rubric

Book 1, Our Incredible Earth

  1. Volcanoes - Myths Rubric
  2. The Dog of Pompeii - Pompeii Rubric
  3. The Big One - Volcanoes Rubric
  4. Icebergs and Glaciers - Poetry Rubric
  5. Exploring the Titanic - Tall Tales Rubric

Book 1, Rescue 9-1-1

  1. Summer of the Swans - Rescue Dogs Rubric
  2. Interrupted Journey - Poetry Rubric
  3. Building Green - Energy Rubric
  4. The Great Serum Race - Haiku Rubric
  5. The Great Fire - Alexandria’s Royal Library Rubric