Teacher Review for Rubistar

Free and Clear Rubrics

Lashonda G.
Classroom teacher
Freeport High School
Freeport, NY
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My Grades 9, 10
My Subjects English Language Learning
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Creation
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I use these rubrics for everything (book reports, current events, class oral presentations, essays, poems, collages, you get the idea)! They have a wide range of topics that I haven't even gotten into (interviews, etc). I have a few that I use over and over (make sure that you check permanent since I think temporary is the default setting). I also like to download them prior to printing (that way I can edit the name section to not just be my name, if I'm working with a coteacher) and so that it doesn't show the timestamp at the bottom of the page! I give the rubrics out to students prior to them starting an assignment and they know what to include. The language is easy enough for students to evaluate one another using, but academic enough to please any administration. And since I use them often, my students get quite familiar with them. Pros free easy to use saves rubrics easy to download wide range of preloaded options easy to edit template Cons I wish the topics would get updated sometimes.
My Take
Overall, I love this as a teaching tool and have not yet found anything even close enough to rival it.