Week 8 - ENGL 483 ENGL March 2011 Assessment Assessment How...

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Unformatted text preview: ENGL 483 ENGL March 2011 Assessment Assessment How do the following words differ: How responding, assessing, evaluating, grading? grading? At this point, what is your assessment At philosophy? philosophy? What is the Communication Triangle? Triangle? What are the purposes of each corner? Where does it usually fall short? Thinking about Evaluation Thinking Why is it important to make your teaching Why purposes CLEAR to your students? purposes How will you do this in your classroom? Looking at Student Writing Looking In your base group, design a general In system of evaluating writing in a second grade classroom. grade Evaluate the samples on pp. 162, 170, Evaluate 174, and 177. 174, Where did your evaluation system fall Where short? short? Factors in Evaluating Student Writing Writing Context Audience Purpose Stance – relationship to the audience Factors in Evaluating Student Writing Writing Content Main Idea Details Completion Factors in Evaluating Student Writing Writing Structure Appropriate for genre Factors in Evaluating Student Writing Writing Mechanics Grammatical correctness Factors in Evaluating Student Writing Writing Process Prewrite Draft Revise Edit Publish What is Important? What In your base groups, rank the factors we In just discussed in order of importance. Choose your rankings based on the grade level your group was assigned. level DON’T LOOK AT THE SOL’S – YET!!! Factors in Evaluating Student Writing Writing Let’s look at the VA SOL’s. Look at the SOL’s for the grade level Look assigned to your base group. What are the writing expectations on which children should be assessed? should What is emphasized: context, content, What structure, mechanics, process? structure, ...
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