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Have you ever wondered if you graded an essay twice within days of each other, would you give it the same score? I have often thought about it.
Over my spring break, I graded 90 essays. Each class period's rubrics were completed, the rubric score converted and put into the grade book, and the papers carefully paperclipped together.
Or so I thought.
I finished grading on Thursday and found that I had two papers from first period that weren't in with the rest of the class' stack. Thinking that seemed odd, I went in search of the other rubrics.
What a conundrum.
I have looked everywhere. In my house. In my classroom. In my teacher bag. I even looked in file folders that I had out, thinking I might have accidentally slipped them in there. But no. They are nowhere to be found.
Would I score the essay the same? I guess I will find out later today.