The Conservation Movement

Rubric

To answer this question correctly, students must determine that Document B was written before Document A and use relevant evidence from the documents to justify their answer.

Level Description
Proficient

1. Student identifies that the debate over the establishment of Yellowstone preceded more modern concerns about the effects of agricultural methods and power production on the environment and human health. 

 

2. Student justifies the answer with evidence from the documents.

Emergent

Student places the documents in the correct order but provides minimal supporting evidence or an incomplete explanation.

Basic

Student incorrectly orders the documents or does not provide a relevant explanation.