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Intro to Reading and Evidence-Based Writing

Recorded Webinar

Duration: 1 hour

Intended Audience: District Leaders, Elementary Teachers, High School Teachers, Instructional Coaches/Coordinators, Middle School Teachers, School Leaders, Teacher Leaders

Join the GaDOE Assessment Development team to explore the tenets of reading and evidence-based writing and how they are assessed on the Georgia Milestones English language arts (ELA) Assessment. An overview of the Georgia Milestones ELA constructed-response scoring philosophy is provided, along with a deep dive of the Item and Scoring Sampler, its accompanying Supplement, and the intended use of each resource. Teachers will walk away with a clear understanding of how to facilitate and evaluate reading and evidence-based writing throughout the school year, impacting student achievement in the classroom and beyond.

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Primary Contact: Lisa Hardman -

DOE Office: Assessment & Accountability

Topics: Assessment, English Language Arts

Event Type: Recorded Webinar

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Date Recorded: Feb 02, 2022

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