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Plant information - 2022


Miniature Garden Rubric – 2022 Judging Criteria


 NOTE: All entries must be of a size and weight that can be carried by a child.


Category

Novice

Practitioner

Advanced

What is in my garden?

(Knowledge)

  • States what kind of plant/s are/have being grown.

  • States what kind of plant/s  has/ have  being grown and describes the plants and how they grow.

  • Explains the plants with labelled diagrams and pictures and or photographs of the plants and how they grow.

Living plants

(Evidence)

  • Gives some information about the steps taken to care for the plants.

  • Records information about the steps taken in caring for the plants, providing graphs, photos or a diary recording process.

  • Records detailed information about the steps taken in caring for the plants, proving photos, or a diary recording process.


Miniature Garden

(Creativity)

  • Finished product represents a small garden scene.

  • Creates a miniature garden using a small variety of materials. 

  • Some plants in the garden have been grown.

  • Shows some creative ability.

  • Creates a miniature garden using a variety of materials. 

  • Shows creative ability in providing a garden that includes a variety of colours and textures.

  • Incorporates a number of plants that have been grown into the garden.

Miniature- the meaning of the word miniature  is understood and shown in the final product

(Shape)

  • Design depicts a small scale garden

  • Lists steps taken to make the miniature garden. 


  • Design depicts a small scale garden

  • Documents  construction techniques used. 

  • Photographs, diagrams and written evidence is provided to support how materials have been used, adapted, modified to make the miniature garden.

  • Documents and photographs construction techniques used.

Overall Presentation

)

  • Limited evidence of detail/design in the miniature garden.

  • Photographs, diagrams and written evidence is provided to support how the plant/plants were grown.

  • Some effort is evident in the presentation of the miniature garden.

  • Effort has been made to try to use the correct spelling, punctuation and grammar.

  • Photographs, diagrams and written evidence is provided to support how the miniature garden was developed.

  • The miniature garden is presented in a novel way that is eye catching.

  • Spelling, punctuation and grammar are correct.