Example of a unit for researching animals and creating nonfiction books This student is not using any punctuation in her writing. What is this child able to do as a writer?
What does this child need to learn next? She sticks to the topic. Shows a beginning sense of sequencing in her text. We recommend viewing these as both pre- and post-assessments: The performance assessments you will find here were designed to align to particular Common Core State Standards in reading and writing, and to anchor specific units of study in data collection and close observation of student work.
This may motivate her to find more information about white sharks and think about how to organize it in a multi-page format. You must obtain permission from the NYC Department of Education for any other use of the assessments.
She could be taught to listen for natural pauses in her words which would signal the ends of sentences. This student, and the rest of her classmates, could look at nonfiction text features and try to use them in their own writing table of contents, captions with pictures, bold words, close-ups, diagrams with labels, an index.
White Shark I like white sharks because I like how they swim and I like how they are in the water and I like when they are so cool.
This would be an effective tie to a nonfiction reading unit. In the case of the second grade assessment, children will study nonfiction reading and informational book writing as two separate but related units. She should be encouraged to re-read her writing aloud to herself or someone else.
Performance Assessments engage students in authentic, high-level work that is aligned to curricular standards so that teachers can more carefully plan for instruction that meets students where they are and moves them forward.
The overarching goal of assessing students is to provide a clear sense of what students have internalized and what still needs support in regards to the standards-based skills at hand. The texts for these tasks are included where we have obtained permissions; in some cases you will need to purchase the relevant texts.
She may benefit from seeing different ways to organize factual information. You will find teacher instructions as well as student-facing instructions and supports; you will also find rubrics that clearly connect the task to the CCSS, and annotated and graded examples of student work.
The teacher may use a mini-lesson to show different examples of nonfiction animal books. In the fifth and eighth grade assessments, students will study nonfiction research methods in reading workshop and research-based argument essay writing in writing workshop.
See transcript ] Transcript:K-8 Narrative Pre-Assessment Prompt Pre and Post On-Demand Performance Assessment Prompt The Day Before: Tell students “Tomorrow you will have one writing workshop session to write a personal narrative/small moment story that tells others about your special moment or topic.
Common Core Writing Assessment Kit for Second Grade. Assess writing and track writing data year-round with these on-demand type writing assessments. Includes pre- and post-assessments, student progress tracker, and class data tracker for narrative, opinion, and informative writing standards.
2 TCRWP Second Grade Informational Reading/Information Writing Performance Assessment DRAFT Explanation of Standards Alignment: RI Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
In the case of the second grade assessment, children will study nonfiction reading and informational book writing as two separate but related units. The assessment you’ll find here is designed to help you determine students’ proficiency levels in reading nonfiction and summarizing the information therein and in writing an informational text.
On-Demand Writing provides a progression of writing across grades (K–5 and 6–12); students have written independently to the same text-based prompt across grades. Range of Writing provides multiple examples of student writing within a grade across a wide variety of content areas, curriculum units, conditions for writing, and purposes.
This Writing Informational Text: Community and School Gardens Assessment is suitable for 2nd Grade. Two informational texts feature community gardens of the past and present and how seeds grow. Scholars read, discuss what they have read, complete a timeline, define words, and compose a brief essay about the texts' main idea.Download