Name:

Personal Narrative Rubric: Climate change.

Content

  • The Earth's carbon is stored in vast reservoirs.
    • ____ Describe the major abiotic reservoirs (atmosphere, deep ocean, soils, etc).
    • ____ Describe the major biotic reservoirs (land plants, fossil fuels, etc).
    • ____ Indicate relative sizes of reservoirs.
  • The carbon moves from reservoir to reservoir (fluxes).
    • ____ Describe the major global fluxes.
    • ____ Indicate relative sizes of fluxes.
  • The reservoirs and fluxes are linked in gigantic repeating patterns (cycles).
    • ____ Describe the terrestrial/global carbon cycle.
    • ____ Describe the sequestering of carbon by sediments.
    • ____ Allude to existing climate cycles such as El Nino.
    • ____ Describe previous non-cyclic climate events such as the dust bowl and Little Ice Age.
  • Humanity is having an effect on those system and cycles.
    • ____ Describe the human interference with the global carbon cycle (CO2 fluxes).
    • ____ Describe what will set system right.
    • ____ Emphasize the interaction of effects.
    • ____ Describe severe weather effects on society.
    • ____ Describe sea level rise effects on society.
    • ____ Describe water availability effects on society.
    • ____ Describe health effects on society.
    • ____ Describe effects on agriculture.
    • ____ Describe the long-time frame for climate effects.

Presentation

  • Prewriting: Planning your narrative
    • ____ Purpose - share your thoughts, feelings and emotions.
    • ____ Audience - make experiences real for them.
    • ____ Tone - talk directly to the readers.
  • Recalling Details
    • ____ Construct the world you lived in based upon your understanding of climate and climate change.
    • ____ Lively specific details.
    • ____ Events, people, & places - the framework of your narrative.
    • ____ Thoughts and emotions - what was going on inside of you?
  • Structure
    • ____ Introduction - grab readers attention, provides background.
    • ____ Body - chronological order of events with details on event, people, places, thoughts and emotions.
    • ____ Conclusion - explain the meaning of your experience
  • Mechanics
    • ____ Grammar, punctuation, spelling.

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Name:

Personal Narrative Rubric: Climate change.

Content

  • The Earth's carbon is stored in vast reservoirs.
    • ____ Describe the major abiotic reservoirs (atmosphere, deep ocean, soils, etc).
    • ____ Describe the major biotic reservoirs (land plants, fossil fuels, etc).
    • ____ Indicate relative sizes of reservoirs.
  • The carbon moves from reservoir to reservoir (fluxes).
    • ____ Describe the major global fluxes.
    • ____ Indicate relative sizes of fluxes.
  • The reservoirs and fluxes are linked in gigantic repeating patterns (cycles).
    • ____ Describe the terrestrial/global carbon cycle.
    • ____ Describe the sequestering of carbon by sediments.
    • ____ Allude to existing climate cycles such as El Nino.
    • ____ Describe previous non-cyclic climate events such as the dust bowl and Little Ice Age.
  • Humanity is having an effect on those system and cycles.
    • ____ Describe the human interference with the global carbon cycle (CO2 fluxes).
    • ____ Describe what will set system right.
    • ____ Emphasize the interaction of effects.
    • ____ Describe severe weather effects on society.
    • ____ Describe sea level rise effects on society.
    • ____ Describe water availability effects on society.
    • ____ Describe health effects on society.
    • ____ Describe effects on agriculture.
    • ____ Describe the long-time frame for climate effects.

Presentation

  • Prewriting: Planning your narrative
    • ____ Purpose - share your thoughts, feelings and emotions.
    • ____ Audience - make experiences real for them.
    • ____ Tone - talk directly to the readers.
  • Recalling Details
    • ____ Construct the world you lived in based upon your understanding of climate and climate change.
    • ____ Lively specific details.
    • ____ Events, people, & places - the framework of your narrative.
    • ____ Thoughts and emotions - what was going on inside of you?
  • Structure
    • ____ Introduction - grab readers attention, provides background.
    • ____ Body - chronological order of events with details on event, people, places, thoughts and emotions.
    • ____ Conclusion - explain the meaning of your experience
  • Mechanics
    • ____ Grammar, punctuation, spelling.

____ Total