Pre Assessment Teaching Desk

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Pre-Assessment:
Below are several questions that will help your teachers’ gauge where you
are in your academic journey, going into this summer. At the end of the
summer, you will take a test quite similar to this one, and you will see how
much you learned and improved Please choose the best answer possible.
For short answer questions, answer with as much detail as you can. Do
your best! You will have 30 minutes to complete this assessment. Raise
your hand if you need any help about a question. Please work silently and
independently.


Write the letter of the word on the left that matches the definition on
the right.

   A.   Decorum                        _____ An opponent or enemy.

   B.   Crevice                        _____ Having polite behavior and
        speech.

   C.   Foe                            _____ A long, narrow box holding
        water for
                                         animals.
   D.   Trough                         _____ A notice of death of a person
        in the
                                  newspaper.
   E.Obituary             _____ A crack that forms an opening.
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   A.   Occupation                     _____ A large farm or estate.

   B.   Pacifism                 _____ The act of changing something.

   C.   Plantation                     _____ A job or career.

   D.   Alteration                     _____ Opposing to war or violence.

   E.   Funnel                         _____ A cone shaped utensil to put
        liquid
                                 through.
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  A. Pram                _         ____ Making meaning with gestures
     and
                                     no speech.
  B.   Pantomime                   _____ To prosper or flourish.

  C.   Stern                       _____ A baby carriage.

  D.   Teeter                      _____ Firm, strict or harsh.

  E. Thrive                    _____ To move unsteadily.
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  A. Vacant                    _____ A movement of the hand, arm,
     body,
                                 head, or face that is expressive of
                                 an idea, opinion, or emotion.

  B.   Hack                        _____ To sit in a low or crouching
       position.

  C.   Squat                       _____ Having no contents or empty.

  D.   Gesture                     _____ To cut with heavy, irregular
       blows.


Why does an author write a text?

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What is point of view?
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On the lines below, please write a composition. You may choose to
write about one of the two following choices:


     1. Write about your favorite memory.


     2. Write about a time you thought you were right.


     Remember you should:

     Make your writing interesting to the reader
     Make sure that each sentence you write helps the reader understand
     your composition
     Make sure that your ideas are clear and easy for the reader to follow
     Write about your ideas in detail so that the reader really understands
     what you are saying
     Check your work for correct spelling, capitalization, punctuation,
     grammar, and sentences



You will have 30 minutes to complete this writing activity. You may
use the rest of this sheet for brainstorming and pre-writing and
write your composition on the next page.
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Please use the following rubric to assess the students’ prewriting. Follow the
model writing and rubric notes to help you score each test. Ask your mentor
teacher for any clarification when selecting a score for each section of the
rubric. Use the lines below the rubric to write any notes you have about this
student and their writing.

Organization     The story is very       The story is pretty   The story is      Ideas and
                 well organized. One     well organized.       a little hard     scenes seem
                 idea or scene follows   One idea or scene     to follow. The    to be random
                 another in a logical    may seem out          transitions are   arranged.
                 sequence with clear     of place. Clear       sometimes not
                 transitions.            transitions are       clear.
                                         used.
Creativity      The story contains     The story contains   The story           There is littl
                many creative          a few creative       contains a          evidence of
                details and/or         details and/         few creative        creativity in
                descriptions that      or descriptions      details and/or      story. The a
                contribute to the      that contribute      descriptions,       does not see
                reader's enjoyment.    to the reader's      but they distract   have used m
                The author has         enjoyment. The       from the story.     imagination
                really used his        author has used      The author has
                imagination.           his imagination.     tried to use his
                                                            imagination.
Focus on        The entire story       Most of the story    Some of the story   No attempt
Assigned        is related to the      is related to the    is related to the   been made
Topic           assigned topic and     assigned topic.      assigned topic,     relate the st
                allows the reader to   The story wanders    but a reader does   the assigned
                understand much        off at one point,    not learn much
                more about the         but the reader       about the topic.
                topic.                 can still learn
                                       something about
                                       the topic.
Spelling andThere are no         There is one        There are 2-               The final dra
Punctuation spelling or          spelling or         3 spelling and             has more th
            punctuation errors   punctuation error punctuation                  3 spelling an
            in the final draft.  in the final draft. errors in the final        punctuation
            Character and place                      draft.
            names that the
            author invented are
            spelled consistently
            throughout.
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