Tag Archives: Grade 4

Performance Tasks, an Overview (samples linked)

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium has produced a video tutorial describing Performance Tasks. A Performance Task “measures capabilities such as depth of understanding, research skills, and/or complex analysis with relevant evidence.” There will be one Performance Task per content area … Continue reading

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Draft of the Close Reading Exemplar “Farewell Speech” Now Available

Third and fourth grade teachers in the Core Task implementation Project (CTiP) worked on a grade 4 close reading exemplar matched to Lou Gehrig’s “Farwell Speech.” Cathy Schmidt (Scoop.it! page here) edited the piece and you can find a draft … Continue reading

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