ELA K – 5 Oct 2014

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ELA K – 5 Content Networking

CLIU October 28, 2014

Welcome!

 Please sit at your grade level table.

 Network: CLIU Public  Wiki: http://cliu21cng.wikispaces.com

Discuss: What changes have you made this year to prepare students for the new PSSAs?

Agenda

 PDE Update – PSSA Information for 2014-15  PSSA Question Types  Text-dependent Analysis Overview  Professional Articles  Resources  Collaboration  Next Steps

2015 PSSA Changes

2015 PSSA Changes

English Language Arts Test

2015 PSSA Changes

ELA Reporting Framework ELA Reporting Framework, Clusters, and Categories Reading Genre Core Competencies Literature Text Informational Text Key Ideas and Details [Key Ideas] Craft and Structure, and Integration of Knowledge and Ideas [CSI] Vocabulary Acquisition and Use [Vocabulary] Reporting Category Code A B A–K/B–K A–C/B–C A–V/B–V Writing Writing Language Text Dependent Analysis C D E

2015 PSSA Changes

Item Types and Points Grade 3 20 core passage MC items 18 core standalone MC items 2 core 2 pt EBSR items 2 core 3 pt EBSR items 2 core 3 pt SA items 1 core 4 pt WP (weighted x2) 20 points 18 points 4 points 6 points 6 points 8 points Total 62 points Grades 4-8 23 core passage MC items 18 core standalone MC items 3 core 2 pt EBSR items 3 core 3 pt EBSR items 1 core 4 pt TDA (weighted x4) 1 core 4 pt WP (weighted x3) 23 points 18 points 6 points 9 points 16 points 12 points Total 84 points

2015 PSSA Changes

Section 1 Content Emphasis Grade 3 Format Number of MC/EBSR Number of WP/SA Estimated Number of Passages Estimated Section Testing Time (in minutes) Writing and Language 20 MC 1 0 60 2 3 4 Reading Reading Reading 8–12 MC 1–3 EBSR 14 MC 2 EBSR 8–12 MC 1–3 EBSR 1 1 1 2 2 2 34–50 48 34–50

2015 PSSA Changes

Grades 4-8 Format Section Content Emphasis Number of MC/EBSR Number of WP/TDA Estimated Number of Passages Estimated Section Testing Time (in minutes) 1 Writing and Language 20 MC 1 0 60 2 3 4 Reading 15–18 MC 4–5 EBSR Reading and Text Dependent Analysis Reading and Text Dependent Analysis 14 MC 2 EBSR 5–8 MC 1–2 EBSR 0 1 1 3 2 1 58–69 73 48–57

Writing

 ALL grades  Mode specific prompts & scoring rubrics  Narrative  Informational  Opinion

Writing

Example: Grade 5 – 4 points

Language Multiple Choice

 ALL grades  Stand-alone multiple choice  Grammar included

Language Multiple Choice

Example: Grade 3 – 1 point

Evidence Based Selected Response

 ALL grades  Two-parts  Answer to second part based on answer to first part  Like old Open-ended (same type of thinking)

Evidence Based Selected Response

Example: Grade 4 3 points

Short Answer

 ONLY Grade 3  Constructed Response to a passage  Scoring Rubric

Short Answer

Example: Grade 3 – 3 points

Text-dependent Analysis

 Grades 4 – 8  Specific type of Constructed Response  Own Scoring Rubric

Text-dependent Analysis

Example: Grade 4 – 4 points

PSSA Resources

 PDE Website  Explore  ELA Test Design  TDA Scoring Guidelines  ELA Item Samplers for your grade  K – 2 look at grade 3: How can you begin to build this verbally and transition to writing?

 Mode specific rubrics

Table Discussion

 What are areas of strength in your classroom/school/district?

 What are areas of need in your classroom/school/district?

More on Text-dependent Analysis

 Text-dependent Analysis Overview

Back to the Resources

 Examine closely:  TDA Scoring Guidelines  ELA Item Samplers  Your Grade Level  Text-dependent Analysis Questions

Table Discussion

 What are areas of strength in your classroom/school/district?

 What are areas of need in your classroom/school/district?

Building to Text-dependent Analysis

 Text-dependent questions  Discussions  Assignments  Close reading

Professional Reading

 “Closing in on Close Reading”  “Text Dependent Questions”

Additional Resources

 Time to explore

Collaboration

 Common Need  Common Grade  Common School/District

Next Steps

 SHARE back in your school & district.

 Determine your needs & let me know what they are.

 USE the Wiki.

Thank you for coming!

 Please follow the evaluation link on the wiki.

 See you next time: February 24, 2015