STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE

LEVEL 1 - GRADES K-3

Auditory Comprehension

Standard 1

Student listens to and demonstrates comprehension of a simple oral discourse.

Descriptors

Student:

Performance  
    • commands
    • petitions
    • questions
    • requests
    • recorded messages
    • advertisements
    • oral discourse and others
    • sentences
    • phrases
    • one-word utterances
    • telephone calls
    • cassettes of songs
    • dialogues
    • songs
- Identifies (discourse) words and relate it to previous following the discourse and performing.

Assessment:
 
    recordings 
    role play 
    games 
    scales 
    charts 
    student teacher conferences 
    portfolio 
    do and tell games 
    learning cards 
    picture dictionary 
    cartoons, ads, and graphics
    checklists 
    rubrics 
    standardized tests 
    teacher-made tests 
    computer animation 
    anecdotal record 
    journal 
    advertisements, and so forth... 
    student activities book 
    slide projector game
 
Level 1 - Grades K-3

    Oral Communication

Standard 2

    Uses and communicates simple oral messages in the language.

Descriptors

Student:

Performance

Assessment:
 
student made recordings 
checklists 
rubrics 
computer animation 
scales 
journals 
student/teacher conferences 
study presentation 
videotaped games, role playing and oral descriptions 
tests (standardized teacher-made and quizzes)
recorded oral presentation 
records 
portfolios 
case study 
charts 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Level 1 - Grades K-3

Reading Comprehension/Literary Appreciation

Standard 3

    Student reads to obtain meaning, thinks critically and applies acquired knowledge functionally. She/he also reads so as to interact with concepts and ideas. Student finds, evaluates, and uses information relating to a wide, variety of important, useful, and challenging topics.

Descriptors

Student:

Performance Assessment:
 
   scales 
   checklists 
   rubrics 
   reading inventories 
   dictionary lists 
* integrated activities 
   anecdotal records 
   portfolios 
   synonyms/antonyms 
* peer assessments 
   individuals recitations 
   tests (teacher-made, standardized) 
   student/teacher conferences 
   graphics aides to find and compare information
   reading contests (local) 
   national reading contest 
   reading inquiries 
* reading logs 
  definitions 
* guide words 
* journals 
   book talks 
   poetry readina 
   spelling contests 
   book reading
 
Level 1 - Grades K-3

Written Communication

Standard 4

Student writes simple structures to convey meaning and transmit messages.

Descriptors

Student:

Performance

- Analysis of writing samples produced.

Assessment:
    scales 
    rubrics 
    writing logs 
    writing progress checklist 
    tests (teacher-made, standardized) 
    cartoons 
    student/teacher conferences 
    journals 
    picture dictionary 
    constructs a picture to illustrate a story 
    use of writing centers
    letters 
    biographies 
    anecdotes 
    picture captions 
    poems 
    advertisements 
    anecdotal records 
    photographs 
    portfolios 
    picture books 
    films, cartoons
 
Level 1 - Grades K-3

Cultural Awareness

Standards 5

    Student participates in activities that promotes an understanding of holidays, games, music and tradition with his/her classmates and teachers.

Descriptor

Student:

Performance