Keyboarding
Detailed Rubric

Please feel free to modify this rubric with language that is task specific to the keyboarding activity you are implementing in your classroom.  

Students should be able to:

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Keyboarding Rubric

Student:

Grade Level:

Peer Reviewer:

The student demonstrates the following level of technique in keyborading:

0

NOT INCLUDED

1-2

POOR

3-4

GOOD

5-6

VERY GOOD

7-8

EXCELLENT!

Posture: Student sits up straight, body is within a hand span of keyboard

Student's eyes are looking at the screen not the keyboard

Hand/palm position: Student's palms are off the desk and keyboard

Home Row: Student's fingers are resting on the home row keys

Student taps keys with tips of fingers

Students can focus on task without disturbing others

Suggestions (if any):

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The student demonstrates the following level of technical skills in editing:

0

NOT INCLUDED

1-2

POOR

3-4

GOOD

5-6

VERY GOOD

7-8

EXCELLENT!

Student demonstrates correct home row position

Student presses keys with correct right/left hand fingers

Student presses spacebar with thumb

Student holds shift key down with 'pinkie' finger

Student knows the difference between the caps lock and the shift key

Student only uses one space after a period

Suggestions (if any):

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  3.  
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The student demonstrates the following level of speed and accuracy in Grade 3:

0

NOT INCLUDED

1-2

POOR

3-4

GOOD

5-6

VERY GOOD

7-8

EXCELLENT!

Typing Accuracy: 85% or higher

Speed: 15 WPM

The student demonstrates the following level of speed and accuracy in Grade 4:

0

NOT INCLUDED

1-2

POOR

3-4

GOOD

5-6

VERY GOOD

7-8

EXCELLENT!

Typing Accuracy: 90% or higher

Speed: 20 WPM

The student demonstrates the following level of speed and accuracy in Grade 5:

0

NOT INCLUDED

1-2

POOR

3-4

GOOD

5-6

VERY GOOD

7-8

EXCELLENT!

Typing Accuracy: 90% or higher

Speed: 30 WPM

The student demonstrates the following level of speed and accuracy in Grade 6:

0

NOT INCLUDED

1-2

POOR

3-4

GOOD

5-6

VERY GOOD

7-8

EXCELLENT!

Typing Accuracy: 90% or higher

Speed: 45 WPM

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