WRITTEN REPORT SCORING GUIDE 2008
EXCEEDS MEETS STANDARD IN PROGRESS
Content Logical analysis of It is clear how the Analysis of
ALL findings is background information, information is not
evident throughout. current assessment logical or complete.
Synthesizes information, and Synthesis of
information from behavioral observations information is
various sources to are used to determine missing or unclear.
paint a clear picture of this student’s current Facts may be
the student’s current functioning. missing or
functioning and to Test results are clearly confusing.
explain any defined. Writing is unclear or
inconsistencies Facts make sense. scattered.
Includes clinical and Conclusions make sense,
legal definitions to based on the information
support conclusions. presented.
Supporting points Writing is clear, focused,
work well to enhance and interesting.
Organization Content is well Ideas are organized in a Elements are
organized, easy to way that leads to missing or
follow, and flows understanding. inadequately
smoothly from idea to Transitions are smooth. addressed.
idea. Grammar and Transitions are
Transitions are smooth punctuation are used abrupt and /or
and effective. correctly. ineffective.
Grammar and Grammar is poor or
punctuation aid in unclear.
understanding. Punctuation not used
Word Choice Words communicate Word choice is Either jargon is used
the message functional and makes or words do not
accurately and sense to a wide audience. convey accurate
understandably Parents and teachers can meaning.
Report is concise and understand this report. This report is hard to
clear to parents, understand.
teachers, and Inappropriate
specialists. information is
Supporting Evidence is well Evidence is organized. Evidence is missing,
Evidence organized. Items are completed incomplete or
Items are presented correctly. completed
clearly and completed incorrectly.