Educational Proficiency Plan EPP by lev17755

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									                                 Educational Proficiency Plan (EPP)
Part I. Student Information/Assessment Data

District:         Newton
School:           Newton South High School

Date Initiated:                                         Date Last Modified:                  2/2/09

Student:          Last, First
SASID:            10 digits
Grade:            9

Counselor:

This Educational Proficiency Plan is for this/these Content Area(s) -- check those that apply:

   English Language Arts                Mathematics

Student MCAS Pre-Educational Plan Test Data: (Access school data and print out if applicable)
                                 ELA course and/or               MATH course and/or
                                 assessment                      assessment
 MCAS Grade 10 results
 Grade 10 course/ final grade
 Other assessment results



Part II. Overall Student Plan – Content Specific

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

Complete the rubrics below to indicate student strengths/weaknesses.

Departmental Goal: Students will read broadly. Corresponds to state standards: 4, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17
Please rate the amount you have observed the student reading independently. (Circle the appropriate
choice).
None                       Minimal                     Fair Amount                Quite a bit

Departmental Goal: Students will read deeply. Corresponds to state standards: 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15
From your observations, please rate the student’s ability to analyze a piece of literature.
Rudimentary        Beginning          Advanced B.        Intermediate       Advanced I.        Exceptional

Departmental Goal: Students will use their reading to make sense of their own lives and the world around
them. Corresponds to state standards: 9
From your observations, please rate the student’s ability to use literature to make meaning in his/her own
life.
Rudimentary        Beginning          Advanced B.        Intermediate       Advanced I.        Exceptional

Departmental Goal: Students’ writing, in various genres, will exhibit a controlling idea supported by
detail, logical organization, a distinctive voice, appropriate word choice, sentence variety, and appropriate
mechanical usage. Corresponds to state standards: 19, 21, 23
From your experience with the student’s writing, please rate his/her ability to express a clear, interesting
main idea and to support it with detail.
Rudimentary        Beginning          Advanced B.        Intermediate       Advanced I.        Exceptional
From your experience with the student’s writing, please rate his/her ability to organize ideas.
Rudimentary        Beginning          Advanced B.        Intermediate       Advanced I.           Exceptional
From your experience with the student’s writing, please rate his/her ability to express him- or herself with a
distinctive personal voice.
Rudimentary        Beginning          Advanced B.        Intermediate       Advanced I.           Exceptional
From your experience with the student’s writing, please rate his/her ability to choose vivid and appropriate
words.
Rudimentary        Beginning          Advanced B.        Intermediate       Advanced I.           Exceptional
From your experience with the student’s writing, please rate his/her ability to use a variety of sentence
structures fluently.
Rudimentary        Beginning          Advanced B.        Intermediate       Advanced I.           Exceptional
From your experience with the student’s writing, please rate his/her ability to use appropriate English
conventions and formatting.
Rudimentary        Beginning          Advanced B.        Intermediate       Advanced I.           Exceptional


Indicate below additional strengths/weakness related to English Language Arts. These can include
observations from students and counselor, as well as other information relevant to the student’s
performance in ELA.

English Language Arts - If completing the supplemental assessment rubric, please check here
Strengths:                                       Weaknesses:


Please note the grade appropriate courses that will help this student in moving toward proficiency in
English language arts and achieving his or her postsecondary goals:

Year          English language arts       Did the student            Annual Assessment(s)          Student demonstrates
              Recommended                 successfully complete      to measure progress           progress towards proficiency
              Coursework                  the course?                                              on the assessment
                                          Yes       No                                             Yes          No
Jr. Year                                                                                           Date:
                                          Yes       No                                             Yes          No
Sr. Year                                                                                           Date:


MATHEMATICS

Based on MCAS results and classwork, complete the rubrics below to indicate student
strengths/weaknesses.
Strand: Number Sense (State standards 10.N.1 through 10.N.4)
Please rate the student’s ability to simplify numerical expressions including those with absolute value and
positive integer exponents.
Rudimentary        Beginning          Advanced B.        Intermediate       Advanced I.           Exceptional
Please rate the student’s ability to estimate expressions including those with square and cube roots.
Rudimentary        Beginning          Advanced B.        Intermediate       Advanced I.           Exceptional

Strand: Patterns, Relations, and Algebra (State standards 10.P.1-10.P.8)
Please rate the student’s ability to solve linear equations.
Rudimentary        Beginning          Advanced B.        Intermediate       Advanced I.           Exceptional
Please rate the student’s ability to work with linear functions (graph functions, develop equations for linear
functions from graphs and written descriptions, use the concept of slope, model with linear functions).
Rudimentary        Beginning          Advanced B.        Intermediate       Advanced I.           Exceptional
Please rate the student’s ability to manipulate polynomials (combine like terms, simplify rational basic
rational expressions, factor).
Rudimentary        Beginning          Advanced B.        Intermediate       Advanced I.           Exceptional
Please rate the student’s ability to solve quadratic equations by factoring and using the quadratic formula.
Rudimentary        Beginning          Advanced B.        Intermediate       Advanced I.           Exceptional
Strand: Geometry (State Standards 10.G.1-10.G.11)
Please rate the student’s ability to identify characteristics of geometry figures and develop mathematical
arguments about geometric relationships.
Rudimentary        Beginning           Advanced B.        Intermediate        Advanced I.         Exceptional
Please rate the student’s ability to apply and identify geometric transformations and symmetry.
Rudimentary        Beginning           Advanced B.        Intermediate        Advanced I.         Exceptional
Please rate the student’s ability to apply coordinate geometry (i.e., midpoint, distance, slope).
Rudimentary        Beginning           Advanced B.        Intermediate        Advanced I.         Exceptional

Strand: Measurement (Stand Standards 10.M.1-10.M.4)
Please rate the student’s ability to calculate perimeter, circumference and area of geometric figures.
Rudimentary        Beginning           Advanced B.        Intermediate        Advanced I.         Exceptional
Please rate the student’s ability to calculate surface area and volume of geometric figures.
Rudimentary        Beginning           Advanced B.        Intermediate        Advanced I.         Exceptional
Please rate the student’s ability to relate changes to one attribute in a geometric figure to other attributes.
Rudimentary        Beginning           Advanced B.        Intermediate        Advanced I.         Exceptional

Strand: Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability (State Standards 10.D.1-10.D.3)
Please rate the student’s ability to create and interpret graphical (box plots, scatterplots, etc. and numerical
(measures of center, etc.) representations of data.
Rudimentary        Beginning           Advanced B.        Intermediate        Advanced I.         Exceptional


Indicate below additional strengths/weakness related to Mathematics. These can include observations
from students and counselor, as well as other information relevant to the student’s performance in
Mathematics.

Mathematics
Strengths:                                                Weaknesses:


Please note the grade appropriate courses that will help this student in moving toward proficiency in
mathematics and achieving his or her post-secondary goals:

Year           Math                       Did the student             Annual                     Student demonstrates
               Recommended                successfully complete       Assessment(s) to           progress towards proficiency
               Coursework                 the course?                 measure progress           on the assessment
                                          Yes        No                                          Yes       No
Jr. Year                                                                                         Date:
                                          Yes        No                                          Yes       No
Sr. Year                                                                                         Date:

PART III: Communication

Please note when and how parents/guardians received communication from the school about this
Educational Proficiency Plan.

                          Date (mm/dd/yyyy):           Contacted by (name):
Letter
Phone
In-person Meeting
E-mail

Please note when student received communication from the school about the details of the Educational
Proficiency Plan (including expectations for coursework and assessment).

In-person meeting (Date):
School Personnel Present at the meeting:

Provide below additional comments/notes as needed regarding communication with parents/guardians
and/or the student on this plan.



PART IV: Completion Verification (print to complete this portion of the form)

EPP Completion Verification Section (required):

This student has completed all requirements of his/her plan      Yes             No

Principal or headmaster (or designee) name (printed):    _______________________________

Principal or headmaster (or designee) signature:         _____________ ____ _            _Date: _______




OPTIONAL SECTION V:
ADDITIONAL SUPPORTS and LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

List activities/programs that student is taking part in to complete and support this plan (e.g., tutoring,
academic support, AVID® [Advancement Via Individual Determination], study groups, etc.):


Describe any other additional courses or supports that the student will participate in to reach or make
progress toward proficiency and college and career readiness including special education services, ELL
services, etc.:


Describe other MassCore recommended additional learning opportunities in which the student will
participate:

 Additional Learning Opportunity                        Grade
 Advanced Placement (AP)
 Capstone or Senior Project
 Dual Enrollment: courses taken for both high school
 and college credit
 Online course for high school or college credit
 Service Learning
 Work-based Learning

								
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