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ERIC Number: EJ1152074
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0963-8253
Assessment of Primary Writing in 2016
Wilson, Ros
FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, v59 n2 p195-196 2017
This article demonstrates the distortions arising from attempts to impose a rigid set of criteria on teacher assessment. The use of surface features of syntax and punctuation to determine grades created a situation where children's writing became artificial and lacking in interest.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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