Portfolio Planning Checklist
1. Who or what is being evaluated?
2. What is the purpose of the evaluation?
______Display best work and current performance
______Display growth over time
______Determine whether learning goals have been met
______Determine quality of instruction
3. What are additional purposes?
______Improved attitude toward school work
______Learn to evaluate own performance
______Increase critical thinking skills by developing evaluative criteria and using it to select work to include
______To enjoy the academic area
______Improve or demonstrate mastery of specific academic skills
______ To Learn Processes
______The writing process,
______Steps for attacking complex problems
______The scientific method
______How to write a research paper
4. What is the breadth of work to be covered?
______Number of school years
______Number of subjects
5. Who is responsible for evaluating the portfolios?
______Students' classroom teacher
______Another classroom teacher
______In school panel
______State appointed individuals