I recently finished a marathon of grading portfolios, and grading revised portfolios for my students. It’s a stressful and busy time, but one thing I’m very happy about is the way that my usage of holistic rubrics allows us to focus this grading work on student growth in reading, writing and thinking.
A few years ago I used rubrics that are analytical.
These are the rubrics that function more like a checklist, where students can get 10 points for his or her thesis statement, and get 7 points then for their usage of evidence. Lees meer