Assessing Students’ Writing: Looking at Third Grade

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Assessing Students’ Writing: Looking at Third Grade

Three Strands for Assessing Writing

Standard Strand 1: Habits and Processes

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Standard Strand 2: Writing Purposes and Resulting Genres

Narrative Writing

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Report or Informational Writing

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Functional & Procedural Writing

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Literary Forms

Responding to Literature

Standard Strand #3: Language Use and Conventions

Style and Syntax: Using one’s own language

Style and Syntax: Taking on authors’ language

Vocabulary and Word Choice: Using one’s own language

Vocabulary and Word Choice: Using authors’ language

Spelling

Punctuation, Capitalization and Other Print Conventions

Helpful Websites for Teachers of Writing

Author: Laura B. Smolkin

Email: lbs5z@virginia.edu

Home Page: www.people.virgnia.edu/~lbs5z