2014-15 Writing Assessment Results
In the 2014-15 school year, the TCAP Writing Assessment was required for all students in grades 3-11. It was administered online and centrally scored by Measurement, Inc. The writing assessment included two passages. Students in grades 3-5 wrote one essay, and students in grades 6-11 wrote two essays. Writing rubrics were used to score each assessment. The writing rubrics included four traits: development, focus/organization, language, and conventions. Each trait was scored individually on a four-point scale, with four being the highest possible score.
2014-15 Writing Assessment Rubrics
Argument Rubric (PDF)
Informational/Explanatory Rubric (PDF)