SC/SS 115 Ethnobotany test three ✿ ❦ ❀ Name:

  1. Haruki cemetery memorial stone 26 February 2009. What was the Haruki experiment and what was the intent of the Japanese?
  2. 03 March 2009. Food. What are prestige foods? What is their significance in a society?
  3. 10 March 2009. Vegetative morphology matching. Use the leaves in the laboratory to match each leaf to the most appropriate leaf shape name:

  4. 10 March 2009. Vegetative morphology. Make a sketch of a leaf. To the best of your ability, label the parts of the leaf. Include the petiole, midrib, blade, and axillary bud in your sketch. Include whether the leaf you have drawn is most likely to be a dicot or monocot.
  5. 17 March 2009. Material culture. Sketch the difference between doakoahs en Ruk and doakoahs en Pohnpei.
  6. 19 March 2009. What is Clidemia hirta?
  7. 24 March 2009. Material culture. Krystal presented the Chuukese love stick, nipwepweia (apparently also known as iratong. – Chersea Yleizah 04 Nov 08). The Chuukese love stick was once an important and, to some extent, a semi-secret item of Chuukese culture. The love stick has "devolved" to the last stage of cultural devolution for a material cultural item. What is the typical final stage for a unique cultural item such as the love stick?
  8. 02 April 2009. Botanically speaking, what is a fruit?
  9. 26 March 2009. Floral morphology. Make a sketch of a flower. To the best of your ability, label all the parts of the flower as completely as possible. Include all four whorls.

Essay Question

01 April 2009. Founding Day in odd numbered years provides a rare opportunity for students to display their material culture.

Which Founding Day group best displayed their material culture?

Do not just name a group. Explain WHY you think that group best displayed their material culture.

To the best of your ability use correct grammar and spelling. Write a well-formed essay including an introductory paragraph, at least two to three body paragraphs, and a concluding paragraph. Use specific examples. Provide evidence for assertions.

The essay will be marked using the rubric provided.

Essay continued

Essay grading and marking rubric

5No errors of grammar or word order.
4Some errors of grammar or word order but communication not impaired.
3Errors of grammar or word order fairly frequent; occasional re-reading necessary for full comprehension.
2Errors of grammar or word order frequent; efforts of interpretation sometimes required on reader's part.
1Errors of grammar or word order very frequent; reader often has to rely on own interpretation.
0 Errors of grammar or word order so severe as to make comprehension virtually impossible.
5Appropriate terms used consistently, clear command of vocabulary, no misspelled words.
4Occasionally uses inappropriate terms or relies on circumlocution; expression of ideas not impaired; or a few misspelled words.
3Uses wrong or inappropriate words fairly frequently; expression of ideas may be limited because of inadequate vocabulary.
2Limited vocabulary and frequent errors clearly hinder expression of ideas.
1Vocabulary so limited and so frequently misused that reader must often rely on own interpretation.
0 Vocabulary limitations so extreme as to make comprehension virtually impossible.
5 Material exceptionally well organized and connected including introduction, body, and conclusion structure.
4 Material well organized; structure could occasionally be clearer but communication not impaired.
3Some lack of organization; re-reading required for clarification of ideas. Missing structures such as an introduction or conclusion.
2Little or no attempt at connectivity, though reader can deduce some organization. Missing two or more parts structures such as the introduction and conclusion.
1Individual ideas may be clear, but very difficult to deduce connection between them.
0 Lack of organization so severe that communication is seriously impaired.
5Consistent choices in cohesive structures. Ideas flow logically within the body and reflect the introduction. Essay remains on topic. Connector words assist the reader.
4Occasional lack of consistency in choice of cohesive structures and vocabulary but overall ease of communication not impaired.
3'Patchy', with some cohesive structures or vocabulary items noticeably inappropriate to general style. Ideas tend to be disconnected from each other. Reads more like an outline than a coherent essay.
2Cohesive structures or vocabulary items sometimes not only inappropriate but also misused; little sense of ease of communication.
1Communication often impaired by completely inappropriate or misused cohesive structures or vocabulary items.
0A 'hodgepodge' of half-learned misused cohesive structures and vocabulary items rendering communication almost impossible.
10Fully complete and thorough answer to the task set. Addresses the areas required in the essay description. Content coverage is excellent.
8Relevant and adequate answer to the task set with only a single gap or missing task item.
6For the most part answers the tasks set, though there may be some gaps or redundant information.
4Answer of limited relevance to the task set. Possibly major gaps in treatment of topic and/or pointless repetition.
2The answer bears almost no relation to the task set. Inadequate answer.
0No evidence of assigned task.
Handwritten penmanship
5Exemplary near perfect penmanship, letters on the line, correctly formed letters, even and appropriate spacing between letters and words, legible.
4A few inconsistencies in spacing and letter formation, penmanship is neat.
3Frequent errors in spacing or letter formation, some difficulties in reading due to legibility.
2Substantive, frequent errors in spacing, letter formation. Difficult to read, penmanship problematic but still decipherable.
1Penmanship errors so fundamental and pervasive as to render the essay almost unreadable and incomprehensible.
0Illegible scrawl.