ERIC Number: ED460392
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Briefing Notebook: Performance Package, Minnesota Profile of Learning.
Minnesota State Dept. of Children, Families, and Learning, St. Paul.
Developed by classroom teachers during the development phase of Minnesota's Graduation Standards, this performance package is made up of locally designed assignments that, taken together, show whether a student has learned and can apply the knowledge and skills related to comprehending and evaluating complex information in a variety of English language non-fiction reading, viewing and listening selections. It begins with reference to the particular content standard addressed in the package, the educational level of the package ("partial" high school), and a summary statement of the content standard. It then describes the task associated with the student performances: create a briefing notebook that summarizes a range of information on an issue, topic, or problem related to young people. It then offers specific statements from the standard regarding what students should know and should do, the products, task description, special notes, and feedback checklists for each task enumerated in the package. (RS)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Class Activities, Communication Skills, High Schools, Information Skills, Listening Skills, Performance Based Assessment, Reading Comprehension, Research Skills, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Youth Problems
Minnesota State Department of Children, Families & Learning, 1500 Highway 36 East, Roseville, MN 55113-4226. Tel: 651-582-8002.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Minnesota State Dept. of Children, Families, and Learning, St. Paul.