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Name _______________________________________________________

2010 Karen Tharrington and Rebecca Carr

MICRO-TEACHING RUBRIC
Criteria A B
Written Lesson Plan All components of lesson plan template are
complete and well-written; plan is
comprehensive and cohesive. Someone
else could teach from this plan.
Lesson plan includes the majority of
components. Plan still needs some elements
to help with cohesiveness. Someone else
could teach from this plan with additional
input.

Objectives Objectives are performance- based and
measureable.
Objectives are performance-based but need
to be measureable.

Content of Lesson Shows an obvious understanding of the
topic. Content of lesson is grade level
appropriate, meets the objective and the
NCSCOS, and is engaging for students.
Shows a developing understanding of the
topic. Content is grade level appropriate but
NCSCOS objectives need to be addressed.

National Standards Includes and explains how at least 2 of the
National Standard Goals have been
incorporated into the lesson.
Some evidence of inclusion of National
Standard Goals or only one Goal was
addressed.

Creativity Uses candidate’s strengths to deliver a
creative lesson that engages the students
while learning the material.
Creativity could be more thoroughly explored
to enhance the quality of the lesson.

Language Almost always has high proficiency of TL
(accuracy, grammar, intonation,
vocabulary); used TL to support student
learning.
More often experiences errors in fluency,
accuracy, grammar, intonation, vocabulary.

Quality of presentation Quality of “teacher” voice, professional
behavior, organization, handwriting,
interaction with students, and overall
presentation are evident.
Needs improvement in any of these areas:
quality of voice, professional behavior,
organization, handwriting, interaction with
students, and overall presentation.

Activity Models expectations; moves through lesson
in logical learning steps; real students would
be able to follow this lesson.
Omits learning step(s) that would help
students grasp topic. Real students would be
able to follow this lesson with additional
modifications.

Meaningfulness This lesson would work well in a real
classroom with minimum changes needed.
This lesson would work well in a real
classroom with some modifications.


Grading Scale: 250 (A+) 240 (A) 230 (A-) 220 (B+) 210 (B) 200 (B-)