ERIC Number: ED455259
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Writing Assessment. Update #3. STARS: School-Based Teacher-Led Assessment and Reporting System (STARS).
Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln.
This update provides information for implementing the Nebraska Statewide Writing Assessment. It is intended to assist local educators in planning and preparing for the writing assessment being initiated in all public schools in Nebraska in grades 4, 8, and 11 in February 2001. The update continues the series of materials provided by the Nebraska State Department of Education to assist in the implementation of the School-Based Teacher-Led Assessment and Reporting System (STARS). The update contains these chapters: (1) "Statewide Writing Assessment Parameters"; (2) "Implementation Procedures"; (3) "Writing Accommodations"; (4) "Good Teaching Practices"; (5) "Inclusion of English Language Learner Guidelines"; (6) "Modes for Writing"; (7) "Sample Prompts for Writing"; (8) "Six Traits of Writing"; and (9) "Scoring Guides and Process." (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Criteria, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Research Reports, School Districts, State Legislation, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Test Results, Testing Problems, Writing Tests
Nebraska Department of Education, 301 Centennial Mall South, Box 94987, Lincoln, NE 68509-4987. Tel: 402-481-2444.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln.
Identifiers - Location: Nebraska