This provides the students with feedback which is directly comparable to their previous essay rubric so they can spot exactly where they have improved, and where they need to focus next. Downloads Marking Rubric for History Essays. If you have similar rubrics for other subject areas that you’d like to share on this blog, feel free to contact me!
The two national assessment consortia charged with developing items around the Common Core Standards have made writing rubrics available online. Writing rubrics can be used in addition to the ARCH Historical Thinking Skills Rubric for assessing formal writing assignments, such as argumentative essays at the secondary level or opinion-writing.