What Is a Grading Rubric? - Definition, Uses & Examples


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What is one advantage of a rubric?

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1. What is one disadvantage of a rubric?

2. Which of these is an example of how a rubric can be used in lower elementary grades?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How are rubrics used? What are the benefits and drawbacks of using rubrics? These are just a couple of the facts you will need to be familiar with when you use this quiz and worksheet assessment tool.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will make the grade with this quiz if you are able to:

  • Identify advantages and disadvantages of rubrics
  • Recognize an example of the use of a rubric in lower elementary grades
  • Explain how students use rubrics
  • Describe the best use for a rubric

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as how a rubric is best used
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding student use of rubrics
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about advantages and disadvantages of rubrics

Additional Learning

Expand your knowledge of this topic by referring to the lesson titled What Is a Grading Rubric? - Definition, Uses & Examples. You can expect to learn more about:

  • What is true about good rubrics
  • Why many educators choose not to use rubrics for every assignment
  • What a rubric serves as for educators