Presentation on theme: "Council Rock School District Middle Level Portfolio for 2013 - 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Council Rock School District Middle Level Portfolio for 2013 - 2014
2013 – 2014 Middle Level Portfolio The Middle Level Portfolio serves as the Middle Level Assessment Project and provides an authentic means to showcase your child’s accomplishments as a middle level student. Throughout the year your child collected samples of school work from across the curriculum as evidence of his/her achievement of the Council Rock Literacy Standards.
2013 – 2014 Middle Level Portfolio At designated points in the school year your child selected samples of work to provide evidence of his/her achievements in reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and researching. Throughout the year, your child reflected upon the learning process to self-assess achievement and growth as a learner.
Contained in the Middle Level Portfolio Reading / World Language English Math Science Social Studies Arts Each sub –folder contains a minimum of 5 exhibits Minimum number of exhibits = 30 (We may have many more!) Six (6) Sub-folders
Reading Exhibits Requirements: Five to ten pieces of writing that demonstrates the student’s ability to read: Independently to understand, analyze, and interpret literature Critically in all content areas to understand informational material(s) To maintain a reading log
Composing Exhibits Requirements: Evidence of Writing Accomplishment in: Writing effectively in a variety of modes (narrative, persuasive, informational) in all areas. Apply the five domains –Focus –Content –Organization –Style –Conventions To produce high quality writing
Listening, Speaking, and Viewing Exhibits: Listen and respond to others through discussion Prepare and deliver individual formal presentations using media to expand understanding
Researching Exhibits: Formulate a research question and supporting questions Gather, organize, and document information appropriate to the research question Evaluate information and draw a conclusion to answer the research question
Ask questions of your child. Did this portfolio reflect his/her best work? What did your child like best about the portfolio? What did you like best about the portfolio? Please read the 3 Reflections and 1 Reflective Essay. Did the essays reflect your child’s progress as a learner? At a later time your child will be provided feedback from the staff, please ask your child to share this feedback. Thank you. What is your part in the portfolio sharing experience?
It is our hope that… The Portfolio is a showcase of the accomplishments of our middle level students The Portfolio serves as a Middle Level Assessment for our students It provides students and parents with a positive experience Literacy continues to be a focus across all curriculur areas
Council Rock School District Middle Level Portfolio for 2013 - 14 Please click the folder picture below to begin the slide show.