What is it? This rubric helps teachers guide students in grades 6-8 in making effective presentations in a project, and it can be used to assess their performance. Alignment with CC ELA standards for Speaking and Listening is noted.
Why do we like it? This rubric describes an aspect of communication that is especially emphasized in PBL: presenting to an audience. We think it is clear, concrete, and student-friendly. It shows how CCSS can be addressed through PBL.
How can you use it? Use this rubric to guide students and assess their work, or to inform your thinking as you create your own assessment tools. Schools and districts can adopt or adapt this rubric for use across all classrooms.