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Writing Scored Student Work - Grades 3 - 8

Local Performance Assessment Requirement


To help students, teachers, administrators, and parents learn what the expectations are for writers at grades 3 - 8, this site makes available sample or "anchor" papers that show varying levels of performance in each of the modes.

These papers may be used for teacher training, informational documents, scoring practice with students, other audiences, or for other uses.

Directions: To view examples of student papers (with Adobe Acrobat Reader), click on the "Student Sample" link. To look at the scores and read the commentary, click on the "Scores/Commentary" link below the Student Sample being viewed.


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