Single-point Annotation Rubric
Single-point rubrics look almost like a checklist of what a proficient completed assignment
contains, providing descriptions for different criteria considered for grading. In a single-point
rubric, only proficiency is described, instead of including descriptions of what is considered less
Scoring guide: each bullet is worth 1 point each for a total of 5 possible points.
● Annotations add to the conversation by including questions, examples, connections, or
● Annotations highlight central ideas or offer clarification, extending knowledge beyond
restating the text.
● Annotations demonstrate reflection and analysis of the text.
● Replies to classmates are additive, which answer their questions or extend their
● Student meets required number of annotations/replies.
To use this rubric in your course:
● Edit the scoring guide to point values that work best for your course.
● Review the description of the criteria to ensure they meet the expectations and
requirements of annotation assignments in your course. Revise as necessary.
● Add any criteria that assess your assignment instructions which are not included here.