Writing rubrics can be time consuming, but fortunately the people at 4teachers.org have created some tools to make your life easier. RubiStar is a tool to help the teacher who wants to use rubrics, but does not have the time to develop them from scratch. Rubistar is a rubric making utility. You can select from a variety of preformed rubrics and modify them to your needs or you can use the rubrics as written.
If you use rubrics to grade your students’ work then you’re already familiar with the benefits of using rubrics. If you have not used rubrics, click here to see a good article about the benefits of using rubrics.