This unit is designed as a helper for Tennessee First-grade teachers to be used as a tool to help collect portfolio evidence for evaluation purposes. Please note that this is based off the portfolio expectations for First-grade teachers in Tennessee, but it can be used and adapted in any state!
Included in this unit is a selection of various templates to make gathering portfolio evidence easier. Tennessee requires a total of 4 portfolio collections for First-grade. The unit is laid out in the following format:
Collection 1: Reading Template Options
Collection 2: Language Template Options and Writing Template Options
Collection 3: Operations and Algebraic Thinking Template Options
Collection 4: Number and Operations Base Ten Template Options
The following Reading skills are assessed:
Asking and Answering Questions about Key Text Details
Retelling Stories with Main Idea or Central Message
Describing Characters, Setting, and Events
Comparing and Contrasting Stories and Characters
The following Writing skills are assessed:
Writing Organizers and Planners
The following Language skills are assessed:
Sorting Words into Categories
Sorting Words by Key Attributes
Making Connections Between Words and their Uses
The following Mathematics skills are assessed:
Addition and subtraction within 20 (and higher)
Addition and Subtraction Word Problems
Application of Properties of Operations as strategies
Unknown addend problems
Rote Counting and Counting by 10s, 5s, and 2s
Writing Numerals to 120
Counting Objects and Writing Numeral
Comparing two- and three-digit numbers
Adding Within 100
Mental Math with 10 more, 10 less, 100 more, 100 less
Additionally this unit includes self-scoring sheets based on the Tennessee scoring guide for easy analysis of teacher effectiveness and overall portfolio scoring.
With over 200 pages, I hope this truly makes portfolio planning easier!
This will be a growing unit as more templates are added. If you have any suggestions for templates, please e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. I hope you enjoy, and check out my other units available on TPT.