Kathy Schrock's Guide to Rubrics

Understanding Rubrics

Why I Love Rubrics blog post

Online Teacher Rubric Resources
Comparison Rubric
Rubric designed especially for student work that requires effective comparisons between two selected concepts, ideas, characters, etc. using three specific categories of characteristics, similarities and differences, and conclusions.
Curriculum Technology Integration
Social Studies: Rubrics to Save Us Time - covers current events, collaboration, multimedia presentations, research papers, and web page projects
Discovery School
Includes rubrics for student web pages, specific content and general rubrics, and teacher technology skills
Kentucky Writing Scoring Rubric
Scoring rubric for writing (content, structure, and conventions)
Music Rubrics
Site dedicated to providing the resources and information needed to create rubrics for music teachers.
This website is devoted to helping you develop rubrics for project-based learning activities. The rubrics are provided and you may edit and customize them in any way you choose. There is an easy to follow tutorial if you need some extra assistance. Projects included are in the categories of multimedia presentations, products, oral presentations, research & writing, and work skills.
The Rubric Bank - Chicago Public Schools
A vast collection of content area rubrics available for download in PDF
Rubric Generator
From Teach--nology--generate your own rubrics on the topics of Behavior, Math, Oral Expression, Presentations, Transitioning, Handwriting, Listening, Homework, Science Fair, and others, by simply filling in the blanks. Rubrics are created and ready to print in just a few minutes.
Rubrics and Evaluation Resources - from Midlink Magazine
Two downloadable templates for Excel that will allow you to individualize rubrics for multimedia projects and general uses.
Rubrics for Web Lessons
Rubrics for Persuasive Research Reports, Essays, Reports, Panel Discussions, Collaboration, Music Composition, HyperStudio Stacks, Journals, Web pages, WebQuests, Firsthand Biographies, and Online Newspapers.
S.C.O.R.E. Language Arts Rubrics
Rubrics for autobiographical Incident, Firsthand Biography, HyperStudio Presentation, Collaboration, Editorial, Paper Based Interview, Research Report, Report, Web Page Design
University of Alaska Sample Assessment Instruments
Includes scoring guides/rubrics for general communications, interviews, narration, skits, oral presentations, group performances, group projects, dramatic readings, and portfolios.

From Teach-nology.com:

Rubric Makers

  1. All Rubric Makers- Make completely customizable rubrics, and print or edit them at a later date. Rubrics in seconds!
  2. Basic Reading Skills Rubric Generator- This rubric assesses skills related to basic phonetic skill development, use of simple endings to words, and use of special types of words.
  3. Behavior Rubric Generator- The rubric this generator creates is a great first step for any behavior modification plan.
  4. Class Participation Rubric Generator- A great way to keep students on task! This can be used in a group setting or for individual assignments.
  5. Clean Up/ Changing Activities Rubric- This tool allows you to make a rubric to help with assessing student's transitioning skills.
  6. General Rubric Generator- This tool allows you to make your own customized rubric. The application includes an extensive number of fields to enter.
  7. Handwriting Rubric Generator- This generator was created due to popular demand. This is a very basic handwriting assessment tool.
  8. Homework Rubric Generator- Help your students understand your expectations for homework assignments with this rubric.
  9. Keyboarding / Typing Rubric Maker- A useful rubric for evaluating overall keyboarding skills.
  10. Lab Report Rubric Generator- Science teachers, make your expectations clear to students with this fun standards-based rubric. Very easy to use.
  11. Listening Rubric Generator- This tool will help you assess how well students listen during periods of teacher/student readings.
  12. Math Rubric Generator- This rubric is great for scoring just about any math assignment or project, even math homework.
  13. Map Rubric Maker- Created by Mr. David Gunderson. This rubric will make your map projects very easy to assess.
  14. Notebook Rubric Maker- This rubric is a wonderful tool to help you evaluate student oral projects of any kind. Includes the use of visuals, articulation, and presentation.
  15. Oral Expression Rubric Generator- A wonderful tool to help you evaluate student oral projects of any kind.
  16. Paragraph Writing Rubric Generator- You asked for it, we just made it! This rubric will help teachers assess elementary writing assignments.
  17. Persuasive Writing Rubric Maker- You asked for it, we just made it!
  18. Premade Rubrics- One of the largest subscription-based teacher resource sites on the web! Join now for unlimited access to over 15,000 worksheets, activities, animations, Office® templates, premade rubrics, fonts and sounds!
  19. Presentation Rubric Generator- Decrease the pressure on your students by sharing this rubric of your expectations. This assessment tool will help your students focus on the content they are presenting.
  20. Project Rubric Generator- This generator can be used to help you assess student projects. Helpful for group work and/or individual class projects.
  21. Research Report Rubric Maker- This rubric is perfect for any research based body of writing. Has criteria for writing and information gathering.
  22. Science Fair Rubric Generator- A rubric that assesses a variety of qualities of science fair projects.
  23. Team Work Rubric Generator- This rubric can help you assess how students work cooperatively in a group setting.
  24. Timeline Rubric Generator- Assess just about any time period. This rubric will also help students identify all the parts of a properly constructed timeline.
  25. Web Quest Rubric Maker- If you're using web quests in your classes and having a hard time evaluating your students, this rubric is for you!
  26. Writing Rubric Generator- Writing is one of the most difficult pieces to assess. Clear up some confusion for you and your students.

Printable Rubric Collections

  1. K-12 Everyday Rubric Pack- Pre-made rubrics specifically designed for use with elementary, middle, and high school level students. This rubric pack will make grading much easier. Complete rubrics for assessing Behavior, Class Participation, Homework, Listening, Organization, Presentation, Problem Solving, Project, Research, and Teamwork.

  1. K-12 Math Rubric Collection- Pre-made rubrics specifically designed for use with math classes and assignments. Rubrics to help assess all of the following: Algebra - Data Analysis, Bar Graph, Basic Math Operations, Math Homework, Effort, Participation, Math Portfolios, Elementary Math Project, Math Self-Assessment, Problem Solving, High School Math Effort, Math Journals, Math Projects, Problem Solving, Line Graphs, Math Presentation, Math Problem of the Week, Quadratic Equations, and Word Problem Solving.

  1. K-12 Project Rubric Collection- This set of rubrics will help you quickly and easily evaluate book reports, brochures, classroom displays, collages, concept drawings, educational cartoons, field trip activities, flip books, game making, the creation of a graphic organizers, mock interviews, map skills, model designs, multimedia projects, murals, student participation in newscasts, newspaper article writing, newspaper making, oral presentations, student posters, public awareness campaigns, puppet shows, research skills, skit performances, spreadsheet creation, story boards, teamwork skills, student timelines, creation of web pages, and web quests.

  1. K-12 Reading Rubric Collection- Pre-made rubrics specifically designed for use with elementary, middle level, and high school readers. Rubrics to help assess all of the following: Reading Comprehension, Silent Reading, Daily Reading, Independent Reading, Book Report, Guided Reading, Reading Fluency, Reading Center, Poetry Reading, Literature Discussion, Reading Projects, Reading Summarization, Character Analysis, Chapter Analysis, Reading Group, Response to Literature, Reading Portfolios, Analyzing Information, Reading Group, Independent Reading, Weekly Reading, Literature Discussion, Storyboarding, Reading Journal, Book Reports, Reading Participation and Reading Journals.

  1. K-12 Science Rubric Pack- This set of rubrics will help elementary, middle school, and high school teachers quickly and easily evaluate science demonstrations, science fair projects, science lab participation, scientific inquiry skills, science posters, science projects, science drawings, science investigations, science Internet research, and the use of the scientific method.

  1. K-12 Social Studies Rubric Pack- This set of rubrics will help elementary, middle school, and high school teachers quickly and easily evaluate general and very focused social studies related projects. Includes document based questions rubric.

  1. K-12 Writing Rubric Collection- A vast collection of rubrics that help grade K-12 teachers easily assess writing skills and student work. The Writing Rubric collection includes a rubric for each of the following: Autobiography Writing, Biography Writing, Business Letter Writing, Comparison Writing, Creative Writing, Critique Writing, Cursive Handwriting, Descriptive Writing, Early Elementary Writing, Editorial Writing, Elementary Writing, Expository Writing, High School Writing, Journal Writing, Language Conventions, Literary Response Writing, Middle School Writing, Narrative Writing, Observation Writing, Paragraph Writing, Penmanship, Persuasive Writing, Poetry Writing, Preschool Writing, Reflective Writing, Research Paper Writing, Sentence Writing, Thematic Essay Writing, Writing to Inform, Writing Prompts

All About Rubrics

  1. 10 Uses for Rubrics You Never Thought Of
  2. 5 Features of a Highly Effective Rubric
  3. How Rubrics Make Elementary Teachers Day Easy!
  4. How Rubrics Make Middle School and High School Teachers Day Easy!
  5. How Rubrics Make Scoring Quick And Easy
  6. How to Create an Outline for a Rubric
  7. How to Make a Rubric in Less Than 5 Minutes
  8. How to Tell If Your Rubric Works?
  9. Students Grading Themselves? - Rubrics Can Change Everything
  10. The Pros and Cons of Using Rubrics
  11. Why Rubrics?