Composition: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts--writing process. The student uses the writing process recursively to compose multiple texts that are legible and uses appropriate conventions.
Knowledge and Skills Statement
A knowledge and skills statement is a broad statement of what students must know and be able to do. It generally begins with a learning strand and ends with the phrase “The student is expected to:” Knowledge and skills statements always include related student expectations.
Use a rubric to monitor students' progress. This rubric can be used while students are developing drafts and when they have completed final drafts.
- The student is unable to develop an idea with specific and relevant details even with adult assistance.
- The student is able to develop an idea OR relevant details with adult assistance.
- The student is able to develop an idea and relevant details inconsistently.
- The student is able to develop an idea and relevant details consistently.
If students need a graphic organizer to scaffold this SE, the rubric can still be used to assess students’ ability to accurately complete the graphic organizer.
Glossary Support for ELA.1.11.B.ii
Graham, S., Bollinger, A., Booth Olson, C., D’Aoust, C., MacArthur, C., McCutchen, D., & Olinghouse, N. (2012). Teaching elementary school students to be effective writers: A practice guide (NCEE 2012–4058). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/PracticeGuide/writing_pg_062612.pdf
Summary: The four recommendations in the What Works Clearinghouse practice guide, "Teaching Elementary School Students to Be Effective Writers," encourage teachers to help students use writing flexibly and effectively in communicating their ideas.