Introduction

Myths and Realties

When Not to Respond

Designing Writing Assignments

Commenting: Margins and End

Commenting on Drafts

Rubrics

Helping Students Learn Editing

Helping Students Learn to Fix Errors

Overview of Rhetorical Context

Discipline Specific Resources


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The Differences between Rubrics for Holistic Scoring and for Analytic Response

Depending on your goals as you evaluate papers, you'll want to consider whether to assign a "holistic score" to a paper or to analyze specific elements of students writing to give more detailed response.

In brief, holistic scoring gives students a single, overall assessment score for the paper as a whole. Analytic scoring provides students with at least a rating score for each criterion, though often the rubric for analytic scoring offers teachers enough room to provide some feedback on each criterion.