# Define âlogic modelâ in your own words: What is the purpose of a

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 I can explain what a logic model is, why it is used, and how it is created.
 I can outline the steps of my own logic model to plan for changes.
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II.
Read the excerpts from the Kellogg Foundation’s “Logic Model Development Guide,” answering the
What, Why, and How questions as you go. (This will also involve examining the sample templates.)
Complete the sample logic model outlines on the last page of this packet.
Your work will be assessed using the following rubric:
Standard
100
90
Write informative/
explanatory texts to
examine and convey
complex ideas, concepts,
and information clearly
and accurately through
the effective selection,
organization, and
analysis of content.
I can identify and
explain the key
concepts of a logic
model and use the
best evidence to
illustrate this process.
I can identify and
explain the key
concepts of a logic
model and use
evidence to illustrate
this process.
70
I can identify and
explain the general
concepts of a logic
model and use
some evidence to
illustrate this
process.
Define “logic model” in your own words:
What is the purpose of a logic model?
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I cannot yet identify
and explain the
general concepts of a
logic model and use
some evidence to
illustrate this process.
1. Paraphrase the description of each step of a logic model in the chart below
Step
Step Paraphrase
Resources/Inputs
(Planned Work)
Activities
(Planned Work)
Outputs
(Intended Results)
Outcomes
(Intended Results)
Impact
(Intended Results)
2. In what order should you outline these steps when creating a logic model? Why should
you outline them in this order?
Step
Program Example: Exercising Every
Day
Program Example: Using Solar Power
Resources/Inputs
(planned work)
Activities
(planned work)
Outputs
(intended results)
Outcomes
(intended results)
Impact
(intended results)
Identify and explain which stage of each example project would prove the most difficult:
assessment – an evaluation of a program/activity’s effectiveness in achieving its goals.
asset – the resources (people, money, skills, objects, etc.) that a group can draw on to help
them implement activities.
development – the improvement of a community, socially, economically, or otherwise.
evaluation – see “assessment”.
intervention – an action/activity/program meant to prevent or change a specific result or
course of events.
implementation – the process of putting a plan (activity/program) into action.
management – the process of dealing with or controlling things (like a program) or people.
program – a set of related actions or activities with a common long-term goal.
services – an action (activity) that is done to help or do work for others.
stakeholder – a person who is involved with or affected in some way by a program.
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