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6207 CSA ~ Keyboarding Rubric

 
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Keyboarding Middle Grades

POSTURE AND TECHNIQUE ASSESSMENT RUBRIC

This rubric should be used in the beginning to check posture and technique during practice drills and while students key sentences and paragraphs.  Accuracy is NOT addressed in this rubric.

Criteria

Score


High Achievement


Satisfactory


Needs Improvement

 

 

Body Position

(25 points)

 

All of the following performed consistently:

Feet flat on floor

Sits erect in chair

Body in line with keyboard

Arms relaxed against sides

 
(20 – 25 points)

Three of the following performed consistently:

Feet flat on floor

Sits erect in chair

Body in line with keyboard

Arms relaxed against sides

(10 - 19 points)

Inconsistent performance:

Feet flat on floor

Sits erect in chair

Body in line with keyboard

Arms relaxed against sides

 

 
(0 - 9 points)

 

Hand and Finger Position

(25 points)

 

All of the following performed consistently:

Wrists properly elevated

Fingers properly curved

Fingers rest on home row when not striking a key

(20 – 25 points)

Three of the following performed consistently:

Wrists properly elevated

Fingers properly curved

Fingers rest on home row when not striking a key

(10 - 19 points)

Inconsistent performance:

Wrists properly elevated

Fingers properly curved

Fingers rest on home row  when not striking a key

 

(0 - 9 points)

 

Eye-Head Position

(25 points)

 

 

Performed consistently:

Eyes on copy

Strike keys without looking at hands

 

(20 – 25 points)

Performed with only occasional peeking:

Eyes on copy

Strike keys without looking at hands

(10 - 19 points)

Constantly  looking:

Eyes on copy

Strike keys without looking at hands

 

(0 - 9 points)

 

 

 

Key-stroking Technique

(25 points)

 

Performed consistently:

Fingers strike keys with minimal hand/arm movement

Proper use of shift key

Correct fingers used for each key

 

 

 

(20 – 25 points)

Two of following performed consistently:

Fingers strike keys with minimal hand/arm movement

Proper use of shift key

Correct fingers used for each key

 
(10 - 19 points)

Inconsistent performance:

Fingers strike keys with minimal hand/arm movement

Proper use of shift key

Correct fingers used for each key

 

 
(0 - 9 points)

Total

(100 possible points)

 

 

 

 

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