You also don't like that each homework assignment has a different point value due to the number of questions, which can make some assignments more heavily weighted than others in your grade book.After sharing your concerns, your mentor teacher suggests something to solve your problems: Use a grading rubric to assess all homework assignments.
You agree to give it a shot and start researching homework rubrics.
There are two main things to consider when making any kind of rubric, a tool used by teachers to establish specific grading criteria.
Rubrics can be used to provide feedback to students on diverse types of assignments, from papers, projects, and oral presentations to artistic performances and group projects.
A carefully designed rubric can offer a number of benefits to instructors.
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Try it risk-free We'll look at the benefits of using a homework grading rubric in this lesson.
The first thing to consider is what format you want to use. A disadvantage of this rubric is that it can be more difficult to generalize the statements so that they apply to all homework assignments.
A list rubric allows you to choose only broad categories and leaves it up to teacher discretion whether the student work earned full or only partial credit in each area. This style only allows students to earn 4, 3, 2, 1, or 0 points for the entire assignment.
Do you wish you had more time to give students better feedback?
This video shows you how to use rubric codes—a small twist on grading student writing that keeps the feedback but cuts way down on the time.