Having a hard time finding teaching materials to prep students for the SBAC Grade 11 ELA Performance Task? You're not alone.
This is one of four practice performance tasks modeled after the released test from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. This 10-page download contains an argumentative prompt about whether news media should report on teen suicides, perfect for preparing high school students for the Grade 11 ELA Performance Task and appropriate for use with grades 9, 10, or 11.
The download details the task overview; classroom activity with visual stimuli; and student task with student directions, research questions, assignment, note-taking guide, and source information.
The SBAC rubric is available at www.smarterbalanced.org.