ERIC Number: ED432768
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Report of Student Performance in Writing, 1998-1999. Grades 4, 7, and 10. North Carolina Testing Program.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Accountability/Testing.
The purpose of this report is to provide information about the level of student performance in the area of writing based on results for 1998-99 from the annual on-demand writing sample of the North Carolina Writing Assessment at grades 4, 7, and 10 (English II). It notes student performance increased at grades 4 and 7 when compared to student performance in 1997-98, although there was variation in student performance in writing among schools and school districts. The first part presents results of student performance in writing for grades 4 and 7, and presents state-level summary statistics, copies of the grades 4 and 7 sample student responses, grade 4 narrative and grade 7 expository composition focused holistic score scale, and regional assessment data by LEA (local education agency) performance. The second part presents results of grade 10 student performance, and presents state-level summary statistics, copies of sample student responses, an expository composition focused holistic score scale, a conventions analytical score scale, and regional assessment data by LEA performance. Contains 48 tables and 12 figures of data; appendixes contain student report forms for grades 4 and 7, and a list of charter schools. (RS)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Accountability/Testing.