Rubric: Based on Six Traits of Writing - For Teacher or Peer Grading
Basic Six Traits of Writing Grading Rubric
Can be used by teacher, student, peers, or all three.
Can be used for rough drafts, finals, or both.
> Great for teaching students how to revise their work based on input - without the pressure coming from the teacher.
> Takes some of the load off of the teacher when the work has been peer graded and revised before it lands on the teacher's desk.
> Peers are great at being honest - with this rubric teachers can use that to their advantage!
> Before the teacher uses the rubric for grading, students can assess their own writing first. To be followed by edits based on those self-assessments.
> Can be the only -or second, third, fourth- time the rubric is used on a single writing assignment.
> Use it with any type of writing. Most useful during rough drafting and revising stages of non-fiction essay writing.
> Use it:> Encourages students to ask peers to review their work - even when a peer grading requirement is not at stake.
- more than once during the course of a single essay
- throughout the school year
- throughout a teaching career
> Teaches critical thinking by showing them how to review a peer's paper in a way that results in useful feedback.
> Section with "Notes to the writer" encourages peer feedback.
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