ERIC Number: ED192349
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Fitchburg Public Schools Skills Achievement Monitoring Programs, Fitchburg, Massachusetts: Writing.
Reidy, Edward F., Jr.; And Others
The Fitchburg, Massachusetts, school system's writing program designed to meet the requirements of the commonwealth's Basic Skills Improvement Policy is discussed in this paper. The skills sequences that were selected for use in the areas of composition (levels kindergarten through grade 12) and mechanics and usage (levels two through nine) are listed. The methods for evaluation of each of the sequences are discussed and the following materials are provided: writing sample topics; analytic rating sheets for writing samples (levels two through twelve) and explanations of the composition rating categories (levels four through six); a sample page from the mechanics and usage test; a sample student achievement report for the mechanics and usage test; and samples of class diagnostic summaries in both composition and mechanics and usage. (MKM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Fitchburg Public Schools, MA.