"A valuable resource for teachers who use authentic assessment to support student learning. Helpful for new teachers, teachers new to using authentic assessments, and experienced teachers looking for new ideas." Using this comprehensive resource, teachers can design rubrics to meet their specific classroom needs, giving students the opportunity to identify and achieve high levels of performance.
--Barbara A. Bradley, Assistant Professor of Teaching and Leadership, University of Kansas
"An excellent resource for classroom teachers, assessment specialists, staff developers, and curriculum developers. The information is comprehensive, teacher-friendly, and easy to use, making the book a valuable tool in the classroom."
--Tracy Taylor Callard, English/Language Arts Teacher, Wichita Collegiate School, Wichita, KS
Enhance literacy instruction using a proven assessment tool—rubrics!
Rubrics are essential tools for providing effective instruction and assessing student achievement.
Literacy consultant Joan Groeber provides educators with a teacher-friendly, step-by-step guide for creating and using rubrics to assess a wide range of literacy skills. Groeber's approach helps ensure that students gain a clear understanding of teacher expectations and assume a greater responsibility for their own learning.
Offering an overview of rubrics as instructional tools, with methods and strategies for developing them, the revised edition includes:
Using this comprehensive resource, teachers can design rubrics to meet their specific classroom needs, giving students the opportunity to identify and achieve high levels of performance.