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#286. English Portfolio

Literature, level: Middle
Posted by Connie (cmariee@n2english.com).
Harden Middle School, Salinas, USA
Materials Required: These forms and student work
Activity Time: alters
Concepts Taught: Student/Parent Evaluation

Middle School Outcomes

The (Your School) Middle School Outcomes are addressed by the English Curriculum.

At the end of 8th grade, you will:

1. have challenged basic literacy and numeracy skills (the ability to read and write, able to think and assess oneself effectively);

2. know where and how to find information;
3. have had extensive practice in analysis and problem solving;
4. have mastered public speaking skills and social interaction skills;
5. have developed a respect for and an understanding of individual and cultural diversity;
6. increase their knowledge about how they learn best;
7. express themselves creatively and respond to the creative work of others.

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(YOUR SCHOOL) Middle School Portfolio Reflection

Term 1: Metacognitive Title: ____________________________________________


On this page, write your reflections about one piece of work from this term's collection.
Circle One: Assessment, Reading Process Piece, Writing Process Piece, Response to Core, Favorite Piece, Other _______________________.
Explain what you learned, how you learned it, and propose a grade for yourself for the term based upon this honest self-assessment of your performance and review of this folder's contents.
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(YOUR SCHOOL) Middle School Portfolio Reflection

Term 2: Augmentation, Title: _________________________________________

On this page, write your reflections about one piece of work from this term's collection.
Circle One: Assessment, Reading Process Piece, Writing Process Piece, Response to Core, Favorite Piece, Other _______________________. Compare it to what you chose last term. How does it compare/differ? Explain what you learned, how you learned it, and propose a grade for yourself for the term based upon this honest self-assessment of your findings.
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Put your semester's work IN THE ORDER LISTED in your folder with the most recent assignments ON TOP and the first term assignments on the bottom. PUTTING YOUR FOLDER IN REQUIRED SEQUENCE IS PART OF YOUR GRADE; you take your chances if work is not in required order.
& Read the Outcomes at left. Reflect on your semester's learning experiences as a middle school student, and explain, using specific assignments and/or projects as examples, how successfully you met at least 3 of the Outcomes.
& Choose one project or piece of work to review with a parent or other adult. Have them complete the Adult Critic's Assessment sheet. DUE___________________.


ASSIGNMENT/ACTIVITY/PROJECT_________________________________________________________________________________________ OUTCOME # _________
REFLECTION ON HOW THIS PIECE MET THE OUTCOME (WHAT I LEARNED, WHAT I STILL NEED TO KNOW)
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ASSIGNMENT/ACTIVITY/PROJECT_________________________________________________________________________________________ OUTCOME # ___________
REFLECTION ON HOW THIS PIECE MET THE OUTCOME (WHAT I LEARNED, WHAT I STILL NEED TO KNOW) ____________________________________________________________________________________________
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ASSIGNMENT/ACTIVITY/PROJECT_________________________________________________________________________________________ OUTCOME # ___________
REFLECTION ON HOW THIS PIECE MET THE OUTCOME (WHAT I LEARNED, WHAT I STILL NEED TO KNOW)

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OVERALL, THE ASSIGNMENT THAT BEST DEMONSTRATES MY ACHIEVEMENT IS: ___________________________________________________
A grade proposal for this semester and reason for this grade:
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ADULT CRITIC'S ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT-SELECTED WORK

The (YOUR SCHOOL) Middle School Outcomes that are addressed by the English curriculum are in the box at left. Your child has selected a piece of work or a project from this course to demonstrate to you on how well he/she achieved several of the outcomes. Please take a few minutes to provide a written evaluation of your child's effort and achievement.

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ADULT CRITIC IN SPANISH

EVALUACION DE ADULTOS

Los Resultados que se aplican en el plan de estudios de Ingles en la Escuela Intermedia Harden se encuentran en la caja a la izquierda. Su hijo/a ha escogidó una porción de su labores ó un proyecto de este curso para demostrarle que bien ha logrado varios resultados. Por favor tome unos momentos para darnos una evaluación escrita del esfuerzo y logramiento de su hijo/a.

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WRITING PORTFOLIO
ADULT CRITIC'S FINAL ASSESSMENT

JUNE ________

Student name _________________________________________ Date:____________________
Adult Critic ____________________________________
& What is your end-of-the-year comment about this student's growth and achievement as a writer and thinker, using the Student Outcomes (on back) to assess the final paper? (adult critics may interview student about their work and write a response, or student may interview adult critics and write their responses):
& __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.

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ADULT CRITIC FINAL ASSESSMENT IN SPANISH

EVALUACIÓN FINAL
DE LA CARPETA DE ESCRITURA

JUNIO ________

Nombre de estudiante __________________________________ Fecha:____________________
Nombre de adulto ____________________________________
& ¿Que es su comentario al fin del año escolar sobre el crecimiento del estudiante y su exito como escritor y pensador usando los Resultados Estudiantiles para evaluar el ultimo papel? (los adultos pueden intrevistar a los estudiantes sobre sus labores y escribir una respuesta o el estudiante puede entrevistar a los adultos y escribir sus respuestas):
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(YOUR SCHOOL) MIDDLE SCHOOL
Student Outcomes to Reflect on:

Student will evaluate the contents of his/her Show Case Portfolio and answer the following questions on how well you have mastered these outcomes.

I have improved in my reading and writing skills. How did I meet this objective? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.
1. I know where and how to find information. How? _______________________________
___________________________________________________________________________________.
2. My writing shows the ability to analyze and solve problem. How? ________________ ________________________________________________________________________________.
3. I have improved my public speaking skills and group work skills. How? __________ ________________________________________________________________________________.
4. My writing shows that I have an understanding of individual and cultural diversity. How? __________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________.
5. My Showcase/Portfolio shows how I learn best. How? ___________________________
___________________________________________________________________________________.
6. I express myself creatively and respond to the creative work of others. How? _____ ________________________________________________________________________________.

Name: ___________________________________________________________
Final Paper Topic: ____________________________________________________________
Paper typed? _______ Adult Critic's Written Assessment done? ________

PUT YOUR SHOW CASE PORTFOLIO IN ORDER, WITH THE MOST RECENT WORK, NOTES, AND PROJECT INFORMATION ON TOP; THE "OLDEST" WORK WILL BE AT THE BOTTOM.

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Use or alter these forms and formats to fit your school.
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