How to Set a Grading Rubric for Literary Essays


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What is a rubric?

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1. Which rubric category grades students based on the work they put into an essay?

2. Which of the following is NOT a rubric category for a literary essay?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A grading rubric outlines what elements of an essay a teacher will evaluate, and it gives students additional insight into how they should approach writing the essay. Some of the topics related to literary essay rubrics that you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the definition of a rubric, categories of rubrics, and the necessary parts of a literary essay.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of a rubric
  • Two types of rubric categories for grading a literary essay
  • Information needed to reinforce arguments or ideas in an essay
  • Key components of a literary essay

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related grading rubric for literary essays lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the components of these rubrics
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the form and function of literary essay rubrics

Additional Learning

To learn more about grading essays, review the accompanying lesson on Grading Rubric for Literary Essays. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define rubric
  • Understand how to set a rubric for grading literary essays
  • Identify key components of a grading rubric for literary essays