The first of many rubrics distilled from the Common Core State Standards.
In the six months since this post was originally published, my view of how to integrate with Common Core has evolved a considerable amount. This post is now old news. I've built a free, publicly-accessible tool to help teachers create their own customized Common Core-aligned rubrics. It's going to make life SO much easier for all of us!
Read about this new approach or jump straight to the EssayTagger Common Core Rubric Creation Tool
Check it out and let me know what you think!
The Common Core State Standards. Oof.
I'm not here to sell you on its merits or argue that there is a lack thereof. I'm here to make your life a little bit easier when you find yourself held accountable to the Common Core standards when teaching writing.