Ways to the Heart: Food and Foodways in Hawai'i

Assessment Rubric and Academic Standards


Standard 7: Geography: WORLD IN SPATIAL TERMS—Use geographic representations to organize, analyze, and present information on people, places, and environments and understand the nature and interaction of geographic regions and societies around the world

Topic

Benchmark

Sample Performance Assessment

ENVIRONMENT

AND SOCIETY

SS.4.7.3 Analyze the consequences of human modification of the physical environment in Hawaii using geographic representations (including lo’i kalo and loko i’a)

The student:

Compares the effects of land and water use in the ‘ahupua’a and how similar practices are carried out today. Assesses the positive and negative consequences of such uses on the environment, and makes connections to current environmental practices.

Rubric

Advanced

Proficient

Partially Proficient

Novice

Evaluate the consequences of human modification of the physical environment in Hawai’i using geographic representations, drawing relevant and insightful conclusions

Analyze the consequences of human modification of the physical environment in Hawai’i using geographic representations, drawing relevant conclusions

Describe the consequences of human modification of the physical environment in Hawai’i using geographic representations

Recognize that there are consequences of human modification of the physical environment in Hawai’i

           

6.3

Standard 6: Cultural Anthropology: SYSTEMS, DYNAMICS, AND INQUIRY—Understand culture as a system of beliefs, knowledge, and practices shared by a group and understand how cultural systems change over time

Topic

Benchmark

Sample Performance Assessment

CULTURAL

DYNAMICS/CHANGE

AND CONTINUITY

SS.4.6.3 Describe the changes in Hawaiian culture through contact with Westerners

The student:

Explains how Hawaiian culture changed, and describes the effects of the changes caused by Western contact.

Rubric

Advanced

Proficient

Partially Proficient

Novice

Describe, with clear and precise detail, the changes in Hawaiian culture through contact with Westerners

Describe, with detail, the changes in Hawaiian culture through contact with Westerners

Describe, with minimal detail, the changes in Hawaiian culture through contact with Westerners

Ineffectively describe the changes in Hawaiian culture through contact with Westerners

           

 

 

6.1

Standard 6: Cultural Anthropology: SYSTEMS, DYNAMICS, AND INQUIRY—Understand culture as a system of beliefs, knowledge, and practices shared by a group and understand how cultural systems change over time

Topic

Benchmark

Sample Performance Assessment

CULTURAL

SYSTEMS AND

PRACTICES

 

SS.4.6.1 Explain how language, traditional lore, music, dance, artifacts, traditional practices, beliefs, values, and behaviors are elements of culture and contribute to the preservation of culture

The student:

Describes how specific components of Hawaiian culture assure continuity of the culture and embody cultural values.

Rubric

Advanced

Proficient

Partially Proficient

Novice

Analyze how language, traditional lore, music, dance, artifacts, traditional practices, beliefs, values, and behaviors are elements of culture and

contribute to the preservation of culture

Explain how language, traditional lore, music, dance, artifacts, traditional practices, beliefs, values, and behaviors are elements of culture and contribute to the preservation of culture

 

Explain that language, traditional lore, music, dance, artifacts, traditional practices, beliefs, values, and behaviors are elements of culture and contribute to the preservation of culture

Recognize language, traditional lore, music, dance, artifacts, traditional practices, beliefs, values, and/or behaviors as elements of culture

1.1

Standard 1: Historical Understanding: CHANGE, CONTINUITY, AND CAUSALITY—Understand change and/or continuity and cause and/or effect in history

Topic

Benchmark

Sample Performance Assessment

HISTORICAL

CHANGE AND

CONTINUITY

SS.4.1.1 Describe both change and continuity of aspects of Hawaiian culture (including religion, land use, and social systems)

The student:

Organizes data and uses it to create a timeline of one or more aspects of Hawaiian culture and how they have evolved over time.

 

Rubric

 

Advanced

Proficient

Partially Proficient

Novice

 

Analyze both change and continuity of aspects of Hawaiian culture

Describe both change and

continuity of aspects of

Hawaiian culture

Give examples of both change and continuity of aspects of Hawaiian culture

Recognize examples of change and/or continuity of aspects of Hawaiian culture