This bundle is a set of 8 assessment rubrics
that I typically use in a given year.
7 out of the 8 rubrics are single point rubrics
. For more information about single point rubrics, including their advantages over traditional analytic rubrics, please refer to the information section later in this description.
RECENTLY ADDDED - Engineering Design Process Rubric:
I recently have added a single point rubric for the engineering design process
. I have started to incorporate many more design projects into my science curriculum, so I created this rubric to assess any engineering-type project, whether it be a 1-lesson activity or a multiple-lesson design challenge.
This $15.40 bundle represents a savings of nearly $6.60
, which is a savings of 30% over the cost of purchasing all 8 products individually, which would normally cost $22.00.
What are Single Point Rubrics?
Single point rubrics are similar to analytic rubrics, but rather than a full menu of performance levels, each describes expectations with just a single column of criteria. Because of their simplicity, single point rubrics only describe the criteria for proficiency. This means that they do not specify ALL the ways a student’s work could fall below expectations and they do not restrict the ways a student’s work could exceed expectations.
Advantages of Single Point Rubrics:
Easier and Faster to Create
Teachers no longer have to spend precious time thinking up all the different ways students could fail to meet expectations.
Economy of Language
With far fewer words, students are more likely to read them when preparing an assignment. With only the target expectations to focus on, students are much more likely to read those expectations carefully.
Open-Ended “Concerns” Section
Teachers no longer have to have to struggle to find the right language when a student’s work departs from the descriptions. This means that there is no hand-wringing in order to place a student’s score between performance levels.
Open-Ended “Advanced” Section
With no limits on how students can stretch themselves, creativity is not hindered. Students may surprise us if we leave quality open-ended.
Rather than choosing from a list of generic descriptions, teachers can specify key problem areas and points of excellence for a particular student.
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