Checklists and rubrics help students develop their abilities to self-assess and revise their writing. By listing learning targets and criteria, checklists and rubrics help students understand what is expected so they can monitor their work, enhancing Metacognition.
Learn how this school integrates rubrics and checklists. They use these tools to set clear criteria for self-assessments so students can take charge of revising, thus increasing Motivation and fostering a growth mindset. At 2:28, watch how students use colored pencils to identify evidence for having met the criteria, make comments, then revise their work, encouraging independent learning.
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From 3:04, watch how Goobric, a Google Chrome extension, allows for rubrics to be set for students' self- and peer- assessment. By setting a clear rubric for students to assess their own and their peers' work, Goobric promotes Metacognition to help learners better understand what is expected of them.