4 Grade Social Studies Open Response
The Bluegrass State
Answer all parts of the question on the answer sheet provided.
a. Name two of the five regions in Kentucky and describe which
part of the state they are in.
b. Using the two regions mentioned in part A, compare and
contrast their natural resources, landforms, and tourist
attractions – including reasons why someone might visit that
4 Student gives correct answers for parts A and B. All explanations
are clear and complete. There is evidence of clear understanding
of the concept.
3 Student gives correct answers for parts A and B. Explanations
are correct, but possibly vague. There is less evidence of clear
2 Student answers only 1 part (either A orB) of the question
completely correct. There is some evidence of understanding.
1 Student gives only one correct answer, or parts of correct
answers. There is little evidence of understanding.
0 Response is totally incorrect or irrelevant (does not add any new
information to the question)
B No response