Word of the Day – Feb. 17 – Rubric
Dee Dee – Word of the Day
Noun: Rubric (ROO-brik)
1. A rule especially for the conduct of a liturgical service
2. Heading, title, class, or category
3. An explanatory or introductory commentary; specifically, an editorial interpolation
4. A guide listing specific criteria for grading or scoring academic papers, projects or tests.
Sample sentence: A stricter enforcement of anti-littering has been enacted under the rubric of downtown beautification.