ERIC Number: ED425464
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Writing, Grades K-6: Skills-Based Scope and Sequence Guide. Target Skills & Sample Assessment Methods.
Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise.
This guide presents a list of writing skills that all students should know and be able to do at each grade level from kindergarten through sixth grade, as determined by the Idaho State Board of Education. It presents, grade by grade, a list of target skills and sample assessment methods. The guide also includes columns identifying three processes that a teacher takes the student through for each skill, allowing an "X" to be placed in the column next to the skill where it is expected to be introduced, reinforced, and/or finally placed in long-term memory. This is intended to help the teacher determine the lesson and amount of repeated practice that will help achieve mastery of the skill. Three thinking levels (factual, applied/analysis, and synthesis) are also identified in columns. These thinking levels may help the teacher develop an assessment to measure the skill in question. The guide is intended to help build a basis for curriculum development, instructional strategy, and assessment practices, and provide consistency across the state in what is being taught and learned. Schools may wish to use the guide as a resource in developing and writing curriculum at the local level. The guide will also help provide parents, teachers, and students with knowledge of what is being taught in a logical scope and sequence by grade level. An appendix contains a scoring standard for kindergarten writing. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise.
Identifiers - Location: Idaho