Creating Rubrics: Online Resources

Decorative: A blank rubric with a large check mark on it



  • Choose a topic and create a new rubric based on a template. Save and edit your rubric online.

Rubric Template

  • Insert the task and criteria into this template.

Rubric Template (Word doc)

  • Word document template to download and modify to meet authentic assessment needs (University of West Florida).

Quick Rubric

  • A basic online skeleton tool for building a rubric


  • "[A] comprehensive rubric development, assessment, and sharing tool"
  • "[A] easy-to-use system for monitoring student learning outcomes and aligning with standards"
  • "Build a rubric in minutes using our Rubric Studio."
  • "Share rubrics with tens of thousands of our other members at our rubric gallery."
  •  "Collaboratively assess rubrics with your groups, classes and other individuals."

Annenberg Learner Build a Rubric

  • "[B]uild a customizable rubric."
  • "Follow the steps to complete the rubric" -- a 7-step, online, "fill in the boxes" process
  • "Once you have finished, you can print your rubric, save it on your own computer, or email it.

Single-Point Rubric (Word doc) 

  • A basic, one-point, online skeleton tool for building a rubric

Rubric Generator

  • Build your own grading rubrics online by filling out a form. You can include a graphic and print the rubric.
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