Presentation on theme: "What does rigor look like on the new SOL Test?"— Presentation transcript:
1 What does rigor look like on the new SOL Test? WritingWhat does rigorlook like on the new SOL Test?
2 Grade 5 Blueprint Summary Reporting CategoryMC/TEI+Short PaperMultiple-Choice/Technology Enhanced ComponentNumber of ItemsShort Paper ComponentNumber of Possible Score PointsResearch, Plan,Compose, and Revise237(was 6)Compose/Written Expression16Edit for Language, Capitalization, Punctuation,Spelling15(was 14)Usage/Mechanics8Number of Operational Items462224Field Test Items : 122012 Cut Score = 28 out of 44 items ( 20 MC + 24 SP)2013 Cut Score = ? out of 46 items (22 MC & TEI + 2 SP)What’s new? Where will the challenges be?Why focus on writing?Short Paper Emphasis is put on elaboration, unity, central idea, organization, tone, and voice
3 Grade 5 Blueprint Summary Reporting CategoryGrade 2 Writing SOLGrade 3 Writing SOLGrade 4 Writing SOLGrade 5 Writing SOLResearch, Plan,Compose, and Revise2.12 a-d2.143.9 a-g3.10 b3.11 a-d3.124.7 a-k4.9 a-e5.7 a-I5.9 a-gEdit for Language, Capitalization, Punctuation,Spelling2.13 a-j3.10 a, c-j4.8 a-h5.8 a-kMC/TEInot tested2.113.8Short PaperSOLSubsumedKindergarten and Grade 1 Writing SOLHow can you use this chart with teachers?What do schools need to do?
5 In sentence 34, visit the Statue of Liberty the Empire State Building , and the Chrysler Building, should be written –F visit , the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and the Chrysler BuildingG visit the Statue of Liberty the Empire State Building, and the Chrysler BuildingH visit, the Statue of Liberty the Empire State Building, and the Chrysler BuildingI visit the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and the Chrysler Building
6 Multiple Choice and Technology Enhanced Items Analysis
18 M C and TIE Resources VDOE MCPS With a partner, identify two resources you think are helpful .Explain how you could engage teachers with these resources.With a partner, identify two resources you think are helpful .Explain how you could engage teachers with these resources.
20 Narrative and/or Expository Short paperNarrative and/or Expository
21 Practice Writing ToolTyping toolsCurrent line locationProgress bar
22 SOL Two-Domain Writing Rubric Composing/Written ExpressionAudience/purposeCentral IdeaEffective conclusionsCounter argumentsElaborationUnityOrganizationDeliberate Word ChoiceSelected, Precise InformationSentence VarietyToneVoiceUsage & Mechanics• Sentence Formation• Usage--Standard Inflections--Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs--Agreement• Mechanics--Capitalization--Spelling--Punctuation--Formatting
23 Application of the Scoring Rubric ScorersLook as much at what the writer does well as at what she/he does poorly.Give consideration to all features within the domain.Do not contaminate the scoring of own domain by awareness of either accomplishments or errors belonging to another domain.Do not create double jeopardy, e.g., a run-on sentence in Usage-Mechanics is not also a sentence error in Written Expression. “Brite” is one misspelling no matter how often the word appears.
24 Application of the Scoring Rubric ScorersNote that a word that seems to have been omitted due to haste in revising, editing, or copying need not demonstrate a total lack of control over that feature.Do not score a paper on only length. Length, in and of itself, is not a feature of any domain.Read the entire paper before assigning any scores.
25 State Scoring of SOL Short Papers All student papers are read by two readers; their scores are added togetherComposing/Written Expression score counts twice = 2/3Usage/Mechanics score counts once = 1/3If judges scores are more than 1 point apart, papers are read by a third judge
26 Short PaperVDOEMCPSWith a partner, identify two resources you think are helpful .Explain how you could engage teachers with these resources.With a partner, identify two resources you think are helpful .Explain how you could engage teachers with these resources.