Before grading

Set your expectations. Before an assignment, make sure to explain clearly what you expect from your students. Show them the grading rubric you will use, plus a checklist of things you would like them to do before giving the assignment back. You may wish to require them to print out and include any grading rubrics/checklists with their papers so you do not have to print multiple copies.

Note: It's also a good idea to discourage the use of paper clips. They tend to get attached to other papers and can lead to missing papers!

Finding answers to the following questions will make your grading process easier:

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