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ERIC Number: ED186482
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Assessing Writing Proficiencies with Writing Samples in Grades 2-6.
Humes, Ann
Three different scoring systems are described; these systems are widely used for evaluating students' writing samples. A new model for scoring is presented by comparing and contrasting that model with the other systems. A pilot study of the new model for writing-sample items, scoring keys, and scoring guidelines is discussed. The pilot study was conducted in grades 2-6, and results suggest that the new model is appropriate for evaluating writing-samples that are a part of competency tests. Data from large-scale use on competency tests is also presented. (Author)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Analytic Scoring; Primary Trait Scoring; SWRL Scoring System
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (64th, Boston, MA, April 7-11, 1980). Parts may be marginally legible