6-12 Critical Thinking Rubric (non-CCSS)

This rubric helps teachers guide students in grades 6-12 in being effective critical thinkers in various phases of a project, and can be used to assess their performance. Alignment with CCSS is not noted.

Use this rubric to guide students and assess their work, or to inform your thinking as you create your own assessment tools. Schools and districts can adopt or adapt this rubric for use across all classrooms.