Jigsaw Assessment Overview, Course Grading and Rubrics
This chart displays how the points break down by weeks and assignments for the entire course. Notice the pattern of individual and group or team assignments. This is important in using jigsaw cooperative learning strategy because it supports individual accountability as well as interdependence. The cycles of individual reflection, communication with others and creating individually meaningful products supports knowledge-building by going back and forth between the personal understanding of the individual and the growing knowledge of the group.
You can earn one additional point for each assignment by submitting it on time. Click here for more detail.
Assignments and Rubrics
Individual: At the beginning of the week, submit your questions, theories, and prior knowledge. Refer to the Individual Reflection Rubric
Team:Create and submit an analysis of your sphere in relationship to the event to the Portfolio. Refer to the Group Sphere Study Rubric
Team: Create and submit an Earth Systems Science analysis to the Portfolio. Refer to the Team Event Study Rubric
Individual: Create and submit your own classroom application to the Portfolio. Refer to the Individual Classroom Application Rubric. Reflect on what and how you have learned about ESS in this module. Discuss the answers to your original questions, new questions you have and insights you gained.
Be a critical friend to a fellow classmate by applying the rubric to their classroom application
Individual: Complete and submit the final project to the Portfolio. Refer to the Final Project Rubric. Reflect on what and how you have learned about ESS in this course.
Cycle C (optional)
Individual Assignments:Complete an Earth Systems Science analysis on a local event. Refer to Local Event Study Rubric.