6th Grade Assessment
The Central Bucks School District’s Sixth Grade Assessment is an authentic school-based experience for sixth grade students to demonstrate their competencies with time management, research skills, expository writing, technological resources, and live audience presentation.
What Happens During the Assessment?
Presearch and Question Development
The students explore topics related to the K-6 Central Bucks School District curriculum and locate resources that can be used to research the topics. After selecting one (or two) topics, the students develop researchable questions.
5-10 School Days
(During January, February, or March)The students spend time in the library researching, using graphic organizers, and taking notes in order to write a research paper that answers their research question.Process RubricThe students use the writing process (drafting, revising and editing, and publishing) to produce a word processed research paper that is scored by at least two educators.Written RubricThe students create a multimedia visual which they use during a presentation to at least two adult educators.Presentation Rubric* For more information about each step of the assessment, click on the topic heading. You may also
click on the blue text to review specific assessment documents.