Step 1: Begin the Assessment Creation
- Select Assessments from the left.
- Select Create Assessment.
- Select the Rubric assessment option.
- Enter the Assessment Name, Assessment Type, and desired Grading Scale. Note: The grading scale for the assessment will be locked, but you can clone the assessment to change the grading scale from points to non-points and non-points to non-points.
Step 2: Add Descriptors
A rubric assessment will need to have at least one descriptor.
- Enter a descriptor title (200 character limit).
- Enter the description of the descriptor (1000 character limit).
- Link a standard (optional) - the language of the linked standard will automatically generate as part of the description. Deleting the language of the standard will not unlink the standard!
- Determine point values for each descriptor (if you are using a standards-based grading scale, this step is not needed, as the performance level titles will automatically generate).
- Enter the descriptions of each performance level. (500 character limit).
- Repeat the process with any remaining descriptors you with to add by clicking Add Descriptor.
HINT - want to "duplicate" the descriptors to save time? Use the Descriptor Bank!
Each time you create a Descriptor, it will be automatically added to your descriptor bank. When adding the Descriptor Title, you can type the first 3 characters of the descriptor to find ones that you have already created, starting with those 3 characters!
Step 3: Attach Document(s) - if needed
These attachments are viewable by the student when they open up the rubric assessment.
You can attach many file types to your Rubric Assessment:
- Upload File: Teachers and students can browse and upload documents, videos, photos or other files stored on their device. This includes videos or photos in the camera roll on iOS.
- Link: a link to a web resource.
- Photo: Upload a photo from your device's hard drive.
- Video: recorded live from your device, or from your device's hard drive.
- YouTube: Attach a link from a Youtube video.
- Audio: recorded live from their microphone, or from their device's hard drive.
- Google Drive: add resources already in the student's Google Drive.
- Microsoft OneDrive: add resources already in the student's Microsoft OneDrive.
For more information on Google Doc sharing please click HERE.
Step 4: Preview the Rubric Assessment
If you'd like to preview your assessment, just select Preview from the ellipsis on your draft assessments page.