Compose & SAGE Writing Information

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Compose and SAGE
Writing
Julie Benson
Daron Kennett
Julie Benson
801-538-7542
[email protected]
Daron Kennett
801-538-7819
[email protected]
Agenda
Julie and Daron
DWA Analysis
SAGE Update: Writing
Informative/Explanatory Essay Rangefinding
Argument Essay Rangefinding
Kim
Best Practices for Utah Compose
Changes to 2014 DWA
Prompt
• Argument/Opinion
• Claim
• Evidence and Reasoning
Stimulus
• Text Set
DWA Results
Old: Persuasive scoring algorithm
New: Argument/Opinion scoring algorithm
Changes to SAGE Writing 2014-15
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Shorten stimulus
Expected length
Time guidelines
Field Test
Argument/Opinion: Passage sets will be
shortened by approximately 50%
Grade Level
Original
Minimum/Maximum
Word Count
New
Minimum/Maximum
Word Count
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
1000/1100
550/650
1200/1300
650/750
1200/1300
700/800
1500/1600
900/1000
1500/1600
1000/1100
1600/1700
1000/1100
1800/1900
1100/1200
1900/2000
1100/1200
1900/2000
1100/1200
Informative/Explanatory
Directions will be more explicit for the expected length.
Grades 3-4: Write a 1-3 paragraph explanation…
Grades 5-11: Write a 2-3 paragraph explanation…
Opinion/Argumentative
Directions will be more explicit for the expected length for
elementary.
Grades 3-4: Write a 1-3 paragraph essay…
Grade 5-11: Write an essay…
Administrator Guidelines for
Time
The TAMs will give test administrators guidelines for how long
students should work.
60 minutes (soft time limit)
90 minute
Note on Range and Content of
Student Writing
Writing Window
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Field Test
February 2-20
Human scoring
Rangefinding February 23 – March 6
Immediate reporting when ELA test is completed
Informative/Explanatory Essay
Rubric
Available on SAGE Portal: http://sageportal.org/
Rangefinding/Scoring
Groups of 3
3 essays
1.
2.
3.
4.
Read the prompt and passage set
Read and score essays individually
Discuss and come to consensus
Share out
Informative/Explanatory:
Instructional Implications
Argument Essay Rubric
Available on SAGE Portal: http://sageportal.org/
Scoring Guide
th
Opinion Scoring & 5 Grade
UCS
th
Opinion Scoring & 5 Grade
UCS
th
Opinion Scoring & 5 Grade
UCS
th
Opinion Scoring Guide & 5
Grade UCS
Opinion Scoring Guide
& 5th Grade UCS
Argument: Instructional
Implications
Kelly Gallagher: “The Grecian Urn
Approach”
Kelly Gallagher: “The Grecian Urn
Approach”
Mentor Text noun
a well-developed example of the targeted text for emulation or
imitation
Model
transitive verb
to display in an explicit fashion (thinking aloud, multiple
iterations, etc.) the skills and processes used to develop a text
Julie Benson
801-538-7542
[email protected]
Daron Kennett
801-538-7819
[email protected]

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