How can I create a rubric for an assignment?

Rubrics are an advanced grading method used for criteria-based assessment. The rubric consists of a set of criteria plotted against levels of achievement. A numeric grade is assigned to each level.

In order to create an assignment which will be graded with a rubric, you may follow these steps:

  1. Go to course page.
  2. Click "Turn editing on" button.
  3. Click “Add an activity or resource” link on the week/topic you want to add the assignment.
  4. Select “Assignment” and click “Add” button.
  5. Fill the mandatory fields marked by * such as "Assignment name".
  6. Expand "Grade" topic by clicking.
  7. Select "Rubric" from "Grading method" drop-down menu.
  8. Click "Save and Display" button.

You will be directed to Advanced Grading wizard. You may follow these steps to create the rubric:

  1. Click "Define new grading form from scratch".
  2. Type a name for your rubric.
  3. If you want, you may add a description about this rubric.
  4. Fill the rubric table:
    • Click and add a criterion.
    • Define levels by clicking on the level titles.
    • Change points values if needed by clicking on values.
    • Delete a criterion by clicking on "x" button on the left of the criterion title.
    • Duplicate a criterion by clicking on "Duplicate button image" button on the left of the criterion title.
    • Change criterion order by using arrows on the left of the criterion title.
    • Click "Add level" button to add a new level.
    • Click "Add criterion" button to add a new criterion.
  5. Check the "Rubric options" and uncheck options that do not match with your plan.
  6. Click "Save and make it ready" button if your rubric is ready. Otherwise, click "Save as draft" in order to continue editing.Example of a rubric table 

 For more information, you may visit Moodle Docs.