Build Kid-Friendly Writing Rubrics

Build Kid-Friendly Writing Rubrics

When generating a 6-Traits writing rubric for an upcoming assignment, consider building it with your students. Often teachers make a rubric on their own and then “go over” it with the kids. With this approach, students have very little ownership and may...
Include All Facets of the Task

Include All Facets of the Task

When announcing a larger writing assignment, teachers go over each required component, verifying that all students understand the expectations. However, when the assignments are turned in, invariably there are numerous writings that lack some of the required...