Teachers Lesson Plans

Build a City of the Future!: Grade 4-6

Assessment Guide

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Theory Criterion
How does the student?s city block demonstrate his/her understanding of size and scale?

The student uses little variety in size and doesn?t achieve a sense of scale in his/her city block.

The student incorporates structures of various sizes in his/her city block to create a sense of scale.

The student incorporates many structures of various sizes in his/her city block and creates a sense of scale that complements the other city blocks around it.

Creation Criterion
To what degree does the student apply his/her imagination when contributing to the building of an ideal future city?

The student applies little imagination to the building of an ideal future city.

The student applies imagination to the building of an ideal future city.

The student applies a lot of imagination to the building of an ideal future city.

Analysis Criterion
Does the student demonstrate an awareness of social, historical, and cultural contexts influencing his/her ideal city?

The student demonstrates little awareness of social, historical, or cultural contexts influencing his/her ideal city.

The student demonstrates awareness of social, historical, or cultural contexts influencing his/her ideal city.

The student demonstrates a thorough awareness of social, historical, or cultural contexts influencing his/her ideal city.