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