OFIP Day # 2:
Building Success Criteria
Using Achievement Charts for Assessments

Constructing Effective Success Criteria

Success Criteria

- are linked to the learning goals

- focus on what students need to think about in order to learn

- scaffold student learning

- are stated in a positive way (e.g., "I can...")

- relate to mathematical processes and/or to achievement chart categories

- is measurable

WILF
We can think of success criteria as:
W = What
 I  = I'm
L  = Looking
F  = For

Checklist vs. Success Criteria

Checklist for Kindergarten

- I have pictures / I drew pictures
- I have numbers / I wrote numbers

Success Criteria for Kindergarten

- I can draw pictures that match my question/problem
- I can write numbers that match my question/problem

What is the ACHIEVEMENT CHART?

- four categories of knowledge and skills

- standard province wide guide for teacher to use for assessment

- provides framework for all grade and subjects in one document

- assists in meaningful feedback

-evaluates student learning

Knowledge and Understanding

- subject specific
- expectations from curriculum (e.g., can add to ten using concrete materials)

Thinking

- planning, processing and critical thinking skills (e.g., student shows one to one representative when adding)

Communication

- oral, written and visual forms of representing math (e.g., using numbers, pictures, words and symbols to show adding)

Application

- transfer knowledge and skills to new contexts (e.g., transferring adding skills to new word problems)

TIME TO BUILD SUCCESS CRITERIA!

BUILD ACHIEVEMENT CHART RUBRIC!!!

MODERATION BASED ON NEW CRITERIA AND ACHIEVEMENT RUBRIC!!!

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