Transcript PARCC Writing Rubrics
Writing Rubrics for the PARCC Assessment
August 2014 Vincent Segalini
• The writing rubrics for the PARCC assessment were created to score on-demand writing tasks for an assessment. They are more general than writing rubrics that would be used to score writing in the classroom. Remember: – These rubrics are holistic.
– These rubrics are not grade specific (other than grade 3).
Writing on the PARCC Assessment
• • Students will write three responses as part of the Performance Based Assessment (PBA).
– A literary analysis task – A narrative task – A research simulation task ALL students will definitely write a narrative story for the narrative task.
Writing on the PARCC Assessment
• • The two other writing tasks (LAT and RST) will be a combination of: – Informative/explanatory writing – Opinion (3-5) or argumentative writing (6-11) It is not guaranteed students will write one informative piece and one argumentative piece. They may write two informative pieces. It is improbable that they would write two opinion/argumentative pieces.
• There are 6 different rubrics: – Grade 3 LAT/RST (Informative/Explanatory and Opinion) Rubric – – Grade 3 Narrative Rubric Grades 4-5 LAT/RST (Informative/Explanatory and Opinion) Rubric – – Grades 4-5 Narrative Rubric Grades 6-11 LAT/RST (Informative/Explanatory and Argumentative) Rubric – Grades 6-11 Narrative Rubric
• There are not 4 score points for grade 3 because third grade writing lacks the sophistication to differentiate between the highest score points.
• Students will receive a score for each construct, such as 4,4,3.
LAT/RST Rubric (Informative/Explanatory and Argumentative) 8
LAT/RST Rubric (Informative/Explanatory and Argumentative) 9
Keys for Reading Comprehension
• • “…ideas stated explicitly and inferentially…” Scorers need to see that a student understands the texts. – This would include evidence of understanding, including direct references, inferences, etc.
LAT/RST Rubric (Informative/Explanatory and Argumentative) 11
Keys for Written Expression
• • • These scores are weighted 3 times. For example, if a student receives a 3 for Written Expression, it is weighted as a 9.
Students must respond to all parts of the prompt.
They must write in the specified discipline (narrative, essay, etc.).
Keys to Written Expression
• • The three key ideas: – Respond to the prompt appropriately, using evidence to show understanding.
– Organization – Style Scorers will ensure that the style and organization is effective for the specified genre of writing.
LAT/RST Rubric (Informative/Explanatory and Argumentative) 14
Keys to Written Conventions
• • • There will be errors. They key is whether or not these errors impact meaning.
“…appropriate level of complexity…” Students need to provide enough text to determine comprehension of conventions.
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