- vi, 457 pages : black and white illustrations ; 28 cm
- Additional Authors
- Hohne, Kelly Boland.Robb, Audra Kirshbaum.
- Corporate Author
- Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (Columbia University)
- "Lucy Calkins' groundbreaking performance assessments offer instructional tools to support continuous assessment, timely feedback, and clear goals tied to learning progressions that have been aligned with world-class standards ... [It] is ideal for writing workshop, but suitable for any writing instruction context or curriculum. This practical guide includes: Learning progressions for opinion/argument, information, and narrative writing, which map the specific benchmarks students will master as they move through each stage of development, PreK-9 ; On-demand writing prompts that support schoolwide performance assessment ; Student checklists, based on a grade-specific portion of the learning progressions, to help students set goals and integrate crucial self-assessment into their work ; Rubrics to support professional learning communities as they evaluate mastery and plan instruction within and across grade levels ; Student writing samples that illustrate different ways students have exemplified standards and highlight essential features of each writing genre ; Exemplar pieces of writing provided for every grade on the same topic and annotated to highlight the grade-specific traits you can expect to see at each level of the learning progressions."--Publisher."These assessment tools make progress in writing as transparent, concrete, and obtainable as possible and put ownership for this progress into the hands of learners, allowing students and teachers to work toward a very clear image of what good writing entails"--Author.Includes reproducible pages.Originally published as part of the bestselling series: Units of study in opinion/argument, information, and narrative writing [Grades K-8].