This rubric template provides the basis for every rubric that I use in my class.
This download is in Word Document format so that you can enter whatever criteria you are grading your students on and so that you can assign point values to the criteria, eventually resulting in a total score. Feel free to add/delete rows, change column size, increase/decrease font size, etc., to fit your needs. Depending on the assignment, I sometimes create a "Student" column so that students can assess themselves. Again, depending on the assignment, I sometimes let students make the necessary changes to their work after they have assessed themselves the first time, the goal being for students to learn from their mistakes.
To save paper, there are two rubrics per page. Just be sure to copy and paste your rubric from the top to the bottom of the page!