This unit is designed as a helper for Tennessee Kindergarten 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 Kindergarten teachers in Tennessee, but it can be used and adapted in any state!
**Revised for the 16-17 school year.
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 Kindergarten. The unit is laid out in the following format:
Collection 1: Reading Foundations Template Options
Collection 2: Writing Template Options
Collection 3: Counting & Cardinality Template Options
Collection 4: Operations & Algebraic Thinking Template Options
This unit also contains a BONUS section which is not required for portfolio collection!The bonus section contains material from other standard domains.
The following Language Arts skills are assessed:
Alphabet ID and sound production
Recognizing and Producing Rhymes
Author and Illustrator
Story Mapping Elements
Writing Opinion Piece Templates
Writing Informational Piece Templates
Writing and Retelling Templates
Shared Research Templates
The following Mathematics skills are assessed:
Counting in Sequence
Counting and Cardinality Trajectory
Writing Numbers to 100
Sort, Count, Graph
Addition within 20
Subtraction within 20
Decomposing Numbers-Part to Whole
NBT Place Value
Additionally this unit includes self-scoring sheets based on the Tennessee scoring guide for easy analysis of teacher effectiveness and overall portfolio scoring.
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 this product!