The following is an example of a rubric that can be used to grade postings for any whole class discussion. Feel free to save this and modify it however you like.
|0-10 points||11-15 points||16-20 points|
|Quality of posting||Postings are not relevant to the questions posed.||Postings reflect the reading and some outside source material but outside source material not cited.||Postings reflect the readings and outside information with proper outside source material citation.|
|Quality of reply||Response not relevant to original posting||Response relevant to posting but fails to support position||Response relevant to posting and supports position with factual information.|
|Understanding of reading and outside source material||Responds to the question posted but does not mention materials from the readings.||Responds to the question posted and makes reference to readings.||Responds to question posted and demonstrates understanding of material and outside source material and properly cites information.|