TITLE

How Do We Evaluate Student Writing? One District's Answer

AUTHOR(S)
Lewis, Melva; Lindaman, Arnold D.
PUB. DATE
April 1989
SOURCE
Educational Leadership;Apr89, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the role played by the teachers of North Scott School District in Iowa in the evaluation of student writing. Features of the assessment project developed by the District; Objective method used in the project; Survey of 8th graders conducted in 1987-88; Other ways to assess writing.
ACCESSION #
8522032

 

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