New Tech Network Middle School Rubrics

November 7, 2016

A key pillar in the New Tech Network model is the use of outcomes that matter to guide our schools’ support of students and their long-term success.The NTN Student Learning Outcomes are a set of research-based outcomes aimed at preparing students for postsecondary college and career success. For each outcome, a rubric or set of rubrics has been developed to help ensure that students are being provided with regular feedback on their growth and needs in each of these areas. These outcome rubrics are an essential component of the project and problem-based learning curriculum and instruction model used by the schools that we support. Our project-based learning management system, Echo, is also designed to allow teachers the ability to provide feedback and support to students across each of these outcomes.


Knowledge and Thinking Rubrics

Knowledge and Thinking Rubrics for ELA Textual Analysis, Grade 8

Rubrics for ELA Research and Argumentation Grade 8

Social Studies

Knowledge and Thinking Rubric for Social Studies Grade 8


NTN Science Explanation Grade 8

NTN Scientific Research Grade 8


NTN Math Problem Solving Rubric Grade 8


Middle School Agency Rubric


NTN Collaboration Rubric Middle School

Written Communication

New Tech Network Written Communication Grade 8

Oral Communication

New Tech Network Oral Communication Middle School



See the NTN middle rubric magazine for an at-a-glance combination of our middle school rubrics. 

See all the NTN Rubrics K-12