This page is a repository of downloadable assessment tools for connecting this project to academic standards of the six southeastern states. These are offered as suggested "starting points" and are not intended as a sole means of assessing a standard.
To increase this GRITS resource, participating teachers are invited to share assessments they have created for use in their classrooms. Teachers wishing to do so should attach the assessment(s) to an e-mail message briefly summarizing its use and the state standard(s) it supports. E-mail the assessment(s) to .
Current Trailing Desoto Project Assessment Tools
Trailing Desoto Rubric (Grade 6-8) This rubric focuses on areas of Technology Integration, Language Usage, Language Mechanics, Spelling, and Organization. Connections to specific state standards are listed. MS Word file - 32K
- Specific State Standard Connections for this tool
- North Carolina
- South Carolina
Trailing Desoto Student Checklist (Grade 3-5) This student checklist supports the above rubric. MS Word file21K