GRADING RUBRICS FOR INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENTS AND INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS

INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENTS AND PROJECTS RUBRIC

Category

Description

Point Value

Specifications
Assignment / Project meets the established criteria.

Follows all directions and all criteria met.

5

Follows most directions and most criteria met.

3

Follows few directions and only a few criteria met.

1

FOLLOWS DIRECTIONS – TOTAL POSSIBLE

5

Mechanics
Well written, clear organization, uses standard English grammar, contains minor, if any, spelling errors.

Well-written and well-organized

4

Inadequate due to lack of organization, grammar, and/or major spelling errors

2

MECHANICS – TOTAL POSSIBLE

4

Critical Thinking and Application
Critical thinking includes application, analysis, synthesis and evaluation. Arguments are clear and show depth of insight into theoretical issues, originality of treatment, and relevance. May include unusual insights. Arguments are well supported.

Demonstrates critical thinking and the ability to apply concepts.

9

Demonstrates some critical thinking and application of concepts

6

Shows minor or incorrect application of concepts

3

CRITICAL THINKING – TOTAL POSSIBLE

9

Timeliness
Posting by stated due date

Posted by deadline

2

Posted no more than 24 hours after deadline

1

Posted more than 24 hours after deadline or no posting

0

TIMELINESS – TOTAL POSSIBLE

2

OVERALL TOTAL POSSIBLE FOR INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENTS AND PROJECTS

20