3rd Grade ELA Assessment Rubrics for Writing, Language, SL - Marzano Scales

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  1. This resources covers every Common Core ELA standard in multiple ways (Reading Literature, Reading Information, Writing, Speaking & Listening, and Language). Posters will help you to present and post the scales for students, the Assessments will help you to objectively differentiate student grou
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If your school requires Proficiency Scales, Standards Based Grading, or evaluates based on Marzano Framework, this product will save you weeks of work! These pages present Learning Goals and Scales with concrete problems to prove mastery at every level. These Leveled Assessments create a clear goal for you and your students. They perfectly support a growth mindset model, and make differentiation planning easy! These posters are fully aligned to Common Core and most states' standards. Download the FREE PREVIEW to try for yourself!

These assessment guides and rubrics can be used in any classroom. The simplified student-friendly language of the scales can be assessed in more specific terms with the rubrics. In Writing Standard 1, “Write arguments to support claims…”, the rubric will highlight each subskill of the standard and give a description to identify the proficiency level. It’s up to the teacher’s judgement to determine the level.

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If you’re not familiar with Marzano’s Learning Goals and Scales, or proficiency scales, please visit this product link to download some examples of the scales. These Assessments were created to support the5th Grade ELA Posters with Marzano Scales, and use the same kid-friendly language to express each learning objective. This document offers student pages with clear directions for achieving mastery, as well as detailed rubrics to help define and identify the sub skills within each broad ELA standard. You can use these for pretests, posttests, homework, classroom practice, conference pieces, and of course, grades!

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*PDF version for printing, or assigned through Google Classroom with TPTs DIGITAL ACTIVITY feature.

1. Student Instruction Guides & Rubrics for every Writing Standard, 1-10.

2. Student Instruction Guides & Rubrics for every Speaking & Listening Standard, 1-6.

3. Assessment Rubrics & Tests for every Language Standard, 1-6.

4. ELA High Frequency Word Cells "Who Has" Game Sets for Grades 2-3

5. BONUS! An extra 75-page document of Vocabulary Lists and Leveled Assessments (1-4) for Language Standard 6, as well as the Rubrics to assess student writing in any subject!

Visit my blog for examples of student work, explanations, and tips on grading the assessment using the 4-point scale. Mrs. L's Leveled Learning website

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The terms “Learning Goal,” “Learning Objective,” and “Learning Standard” are used interchangeably. The terms “Learning Scales” and “Proficiency Scale” are also used interchangeably.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Provide a sense of closure.
Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order.
Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.
Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
Provide a concluding statement or section.


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