Evaluating Writing Assignments

Evaluating Writing Assignments begins with your grading criteria. These must be established and announced at he time the assignment is given.

Evaluating Writing Assignments landing page on Writing@CSUThings to consider include the formality of the assignment, the disciplinary rules that apply and, of course, the learning goals around which the assignment is built.

How much of the assignment involves writing to learn, and how much learning to write? The more formal the assignment the more evaluation criteria you will need to consider:

To learn more about developing evaluation criteria, explaining your expectations, policies and procedures, and using grading sheets, visit the Writing@CSU Teaching Guide.