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 17-18 school year.
Included in this unit is a selection of various templates, anchor chart pieces, posters, and portfolio work mats to make gathering portfolio evidence easier. With over 400 pages, this unit is designed to make portfolio planning and teaching teacher-friendly. Tennessee requires a total of 4 portfolio collections for Kindergarten. The unit is laid out in the following format:
Collection 1: Literature/Narrative Template Options and Anchor Chart Pieces
Collection 2: Informational/Explanatory Template Options and Anchor Chart Pieces
Collection 3: Counting and Cardinality Template Options and Portfolio Work Mats
Collection 4: Operations and Algebraic Thinking Template Options and Portfolio Work Mats
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 in the BONUS section:
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.
If you have any suggestions for templates, please e-mail at email@example.com. I hope you enjoy this product!