ERIC Number: ED427321
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Oregon Statewide Writing Assessment: Results, Analysis, and Sample Student Writings, 1993-1997. Grades 3 & 5.
Noting that statewide writing assessment shows the achievements of Oregon students over the last decade, this booklet explains the results for the 1993-1997 assessments and provides papers illustrating the work that Oregon students in grades 3 and 5 produce on the state test. The booklet's chapters are: (1) The History of Writing Assessment in Oregon; (2) The Analytic Models and Highlights of the Assessment Results; (3) The Classroom Connection; and (4) Statewide Results and Sample Student Papers. Appendixes contain: a writing scoring guide; mode scoring guide; sample prompts; guides to revision; student writer's report; requirements for collection of student work samples; conversion tables from 5- to 6-point scale; inter-rater reliability 1996-1997; writing content panel members; and an 18-item annotated bibliography of materials on writing assessment and instruction. (CR)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods, Grade 3, Grade 5, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Student Writing Models, Writing Achievement, Writing Evaluation, Writing Instruction
Oregon State Department of Education, 255 Capitol St., N.E., Salem, OR 97310-0203 ($8).
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Office of Assessment and Evaluation, Salem.