Research paper rubric for high school students
This is a rubric used to score high school research papers under ten pages in length. It targets basic research skills, and requires students to utilize a number of researched sources and types of sources. Categories indicated on the rubric for scoring are intorduction, thesis, topic esntences and transitions, MLA style, body paragraph format, works cited page, outline, spelling, and grammar. What is it. This rubric helps teachers guide students in grades 9-12 in making effective presentations in a project, and it can be used to assess their performance.
Alignment with CC ELA standards for Speaking and Listening is noted.Why do we like it. This rubric describes an aspect of communication that is especially emphasized in PBL: presenting to an audience. We think it is clear, concrete, and student-friendly. It shows how CCSS can be met through PBL.How can you use it. Use this rubric to guide students and assess their work, or to inform your thinking as you create your own assessment tools.
Schools and districts can adopt or adapt this rubric for use across all classrooms. This pages includes support materials for assessments that work with the Common Core State Standards and rubrics for many different assessment products. It also contains some information on the creation of rubrics and assessment in general.If you find a link that is not working, please let me know the title and I will fix it.