Oregon Department of Education

Oregon K-12 Literacy Framework - Writing: ASSESSMENT

A comprehensive writing assessment system for K-12 is explicitly linked to writing goals and uses multiple data sources to evaluate student writing.

    A Comprehensive Writing Assessment System:

  • Relies on measures of writing that demonstrate reliability and validity for the purpose(s) they are being used

  • Includes writing assessments and measures that are linked explicitly to writing goals

  • Is organized, integrated, and composed of multiple sources of data

  • Uses data from writing assessments, portfolios, and teacher judgments to make informed instructional decisions regarding the areas in which students might need additional instructional support.