ERIC Number: ED460393
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
A Matter of Opinion: Example 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 writing for a variety of academic and technical purposes, situations, and audiences. It begins with reference to the particular content standard addressed in the package, the educational level of the package ("partial middle"), and a summary statement of the content standard. It then describes the task associated with the student performances: write a persuasive essay, article, letter, or editorial 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, Editorials, Essays, Letters (Correspondence), Middle Schools, Performance Based Assessment, Persuasive Discourse, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Writing Assignments, Writing Evaluation, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes
Minnesota State Department of Education, 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.