ERIC Number: ED266161
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Aug
English Language Arts: Writing Objectives and Measurement Specifications, 1986-1990. Exit Level. Texas Educational Assessment of Minimum Skills (TEAMS).
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Educational Assessment.
The Texas Educational Assessment of Minimum Skills (TEAMS) Exit Level Writing Test is based on eight behavioral objectives that fall under five skill areas. Satisfactory performance on this test is required for high school graduation in Texas. This document, intended for teachers and test developers, presents general testing instructions and specifications for each of the objectives. Test items and answer choices are described, and sample items are included for the multiple choice test. The five skill areas are: (1) mechanics--demonstrating knowledge of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling; (2) demonstrating knowledge of correct English usage; (3) recognizing correct and complete sentences; (4) organizing a written communication; and (5) proofreading. (GDC)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Educational Assessment.
Identifiers - Location: Texas
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Educational Assessment of Minimum Skills