Module Ten: Using Rubrics in K-12 Student Assessment for K-12

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Rubric Sources and Websites

Animated Humorous Video "Why Rubric and What is That"

Assessment and Rubrics for Primary Students

Downloadable Rubrics and Teacher Resources

Exemplar Rubrics

Pre-Kindergarten Sample Rubric

Rubrics for Teachers

Sample Rubrics and Information on Performance Assessment for the Visual Arts

Sample Rubrics for Secondary Education

Working with ESL Students Sample Rubric