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Assessment Form for Written Task

Published: 07.08.2013, Updated: 18.11.2013
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This form may be used as a basis for assessment of a written article/essay. We have suggested a set of criteria to use in the assessment.

Assessment Form

Name: ___________________________________  Grade: __________

Criteria

Grades 5-6
Exceptionally High to Very High Degree of Competence

Grades 3-4
High to Fair Degree of Competence
Grades 2-1
Low to Very Low Degree of Competence
Teacher's Notes
Content
-amount and quality of information

-relevant
-rich in key ideas

-thorough exploration and discussion of the topic with examples

-independent and critical use of sources

-sources properly referenced both in and at the end of the text

 

-relevant but fewer ideas

-exploration and discussion of the topic should be more thorough/ more examples

-adequate use of sources


-sources referenced/not always referenced properly

-few/some relevant ideas

-little exploration and discussion of the topic

 

-uses some/few sources


-sources not referenced properly

 

Structure
-Introduction
-Main Part
-Conclusion
-Cohesion
-Flow

-clear, effective and logical construction

-excellent/good introduction and conclusion

-excellent paragraph structure

-good cohesion and flow in text with smooth transitions

-fulfills the criteria for the specified genre

 

-generally clear and logical structure

-introduction/ conclusion could be better

-satisfactory use of paragraphs

-generally fluent and cohesive text


-satisfactorily fulfills the required criteria for the specified genre

-structure poor


-introduction /conclusion needs improvement

-paragraph structure needs improvement

-some textual cohesion, but limited use of linking words

-partly fulfills the required criteria for the specified genre

 
 Language
-Vocabulary
-Style
-Grammar

-vocabulary is varied, extensive, precise and nuanced

-style is correct and idiomatic

-sentence structure is good and varied

-no/very few grammar and usage errors

- vocabulary is good with satisfactory range of vocabulary

-style is correct


-sentence structure has some / little variation

-some/many grammar and usage errors

 

-vocabulary is limited / mixed with Norwegian

-style is correct / incorrect

-sentences simple /poor structure


-many grammar and usage errors but understandable