Performance Task Guide

Student Guide: Informational Writing

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Description The tools in this guide will help you to earn ratings for all of the skills in the competency ELA.4 Writing Informational Texts. Read through the skills and indicators on the continuum for ELA.4 Writing Informational Texts so you understand how you will be rated for this task. Author: [...]

Student Guide: Narrative Writing

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Description The tools in this guide will help you to earn ratings for all of the skills in the competency ELA.5 Writing Narratives. Read through the skills and indicators on the continuum for ELA.5 Writing Narratives so you understand how you will be rated for this task. Author: Jessica Thacher [...]

Student Guide: Conducting Research

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Description The tools in this guide will help you to earn ratings for all of the skills in the competency ELA.7 Conducting Research. Read through the skills and indicators on the continuum for ELA.7 Conducting Research so you understand how you will be rated for this task. Author: Jessica Thacher [...]

Student Guide: Expressing Ideas

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Description This guide will help prepare you to clearly and effectively express ideas (in written, oral and other forms) for particular purposes and audiences, using diverse formats and settings to inform, persuade, and connect with others. It will also help you to earn ratings for all of the skills in the competency [...]

Student Guide: Argumentative Writing

2020-03-21T13:56:56-04:00

Description The tools in this guide will help you to earn ratings for all of the skills in the competency ELA.3 Writing Arguments. Read through the skills and indicators on the continuum for ELA.3 Writing Arguments so you understand how you will be rated for this task. Author: Jessica Thatcher [...]

Student Guide: Designing a Scientific Investigation

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Description A scientific investigation is what scientists use to explore the world around us and answer questions that we may have. To carry out the investigation, scientists use a process called the scientific method. Authors: Jim Novak and Jessica Thacher

Student Guide: Science Technical Writing

2020-03-21T13:57:56-04:00

Description Technical writing is a form of communication used in many occupational fields. The role of technical writing is to share information in a professional setting. One common form of technical writing is instructional manuals. In science, technical writing is often in the form of a lab report. Author: Jim [...]