Hoping to reinforce or introduce the concept of RUBRICS and how they are helpful? Try this lesson! First students brainstorm the criteria for evaluating a chocolate cookie: size, color, chips and texture. Then, students grade several cookies. Next, students create an Evidence Based Response piece of writing based on their findings...CCLS!! Finally, students will take notes on the concept of Rubrics and some critical vocabulary associated with rubrics: criteria, expectation, rubric and quality.
Included in this 8 page pack is
-teacher directions (copy an paste into YOUR lesson plan format!)
-Note taking sheet & teacher key
-Rubric (cookie critic page)
-Evidence Based Writing direction sheet
-Descriptive Writing sheet
This makes a GREAT observation lesson!!
Although Grade six ELA standards are listed, this lesson is suitable for the corresponding standards in 3 - 7th grade as well!