Portfolios

PORTFOLIO ASSESSMENT

Assessments that show evidence of observable information/products of a performance

EXAMPLES OF ASSESSMENT PORTFOLIOS

Reading Portfolio

Audiotape or oral reading of selected passages
Original story grammar map
Transcript of story retelling
Log of books read with personal reactions, summaries, and vocabulary
Representative assignments; responses to pre/post-reading questions
Favorite performance
Journal entries including self-evaluation

Writing Portfolio

Scrapbook of representative writing samples
Selected prewriting activities
Illustrations/diagrams for one piece
Log/journal of writing ideas, vocabulary, semantic maps, compositions, evaluations
Conference notes, observation narratives
Student– selected best performance
Self-evaluation checklist and teacher checklists

Science Portfolio

Representative work samples
Student-selected best performance
Report from hands-on investigation
Notes on Science Fair project
Journal entries including self-evaluation

Art Portfolio

Best performance
Favorite performance
First, middle and final renderings of projects
Tape of performance
Journal entries including self evaluation

Mathematics Portfolio

Reports on mathematical investigations
Representative assignments
Teacher conference notes
Descriptions and diagrams of problem solving processes
Video, audio, or computer-generated examples of work
Best performance
Journal entries including self-evaluation

Social Studies Portfolio

Representative work samples
Student-selected best performance
Design of travel brochure, packet or itinerary of trip
Notes on History Fair project
Journal entries including self-evaluation
Tests
Significant daily assignments
Anecdotal observations

General Portfolio

Learning progress record
Report cards
Personal Journal
Photographs
Awards
Personal Goals