Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Portfolios in education; English language--Composition and exercises--Study and teaching (Elementary)--Evaluation;
The concept of assessment is broadening in some exciting ways. Assessment may include descriptive or qualitative techniques, such as portfolios. Portfolios have the potential to relate instruction and assessment more closely.
Writing portfolio implementation in a third and fourth grade classroom is discussed.Three children with different abilities were focused on as they. developed their portfolios with the support of their teacher. Through conferences with their teacher, the students selected writing exhibits for their portfolios, discussed their progress and instructional needs, and then set future goals for writing.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Jeanne McLain Harms
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©2000 Debra A. Carlson
Carlson, Debra A., "Writing portfolios in grades three and four" (2000). Graduate Research Papers. 458.