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AudraYoungblood

FRIT7236:TechnologyBasedAssessment&DataAnalysis
KeyAssessmentStage2

SectionI:Students
Thisdataincludesinformationaboutstudentsingrade9whoallattendthecounty'sonlypublicschool.ThisschoolisTitle1,andallstudentsare
assistedthroughgovernmentprogramming.Theiragesrangefrom1415yearsold.Thesestudentsarenotdiagnosedwithanylearningdisabilities.
Therearesevengirlsand3boys,allofwhichareAfricanAmerican.Academically,studentsarepassingallsubjects(ELA,Math,SocialStudies,and
Science).AllstudentsattendtheHighAchieversProgramdaily,andtheyvolunteeredtotakethisexam.

SectionII:Course
ThisEnglish/LanguageArtsexamcamefromanoverallassessmentof8thgradeGeorgiaCommonCoreCurriculum.Thisexammeasuredhowwell
thestudentunderstoodtheobjective/standardthatwastaughtintheirpreviousgrade.Thestandardscoveredinthisassessmentarelistedbelow:
ELAGSE8RI6Determineanauthorspointofvieworpurposeinatextandanalyzehowtheauthoracknowledgesandrespondstoconflicting
evidenceorviewpoints.
ELAGSE8W1Writeargumentstosupportclaimswithclearreasonsandrelevantevidence.
ELAGSE8W2Writeinformative/explanatorytextstoexamineatopicandconveyideas,concepts,andinformationthroughtheselection,
organization,andanalysisofrelevantcontent
ELAGSE8L1DemonstratecommandoftheconventionsofStandardEnglishgrammarandusagewhenwritingorspeaking.
ELAGSE8L2DemonstratecommandoftheconventionsofStandardEnglishcapitalization,punctuation,andspellingwhenwriting.
ELAGSE8L3Useknowledgeoflanguageanditsconventionswhenwriting,speaking,reading,orlistening

TableA:CountofStandardsforEachQuestion
StandardsELAGSE8_______
L1 L2 L3 RI6 W1
1

1
1

1

6
5
2
5
2

Question
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
GrandTotal

W2

1
1


SectionIII:DescriptiveAnalysis
Below,youwillseethegrades,percentageofquestionsansweredcorrectly,mean,median,andstandarddeviation.

TableB:Showsstudentdata;questionstheyansweredcorrectly
CRCT8thGradeELAPracticeExam
1=Correct0=Incorrect
ItemsonExam
Student
Name

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Q5

Q6

Q7

Q8

Jallehia

15

Jamir

17

Raven

19

Alencia

20

Shanteria

16

Wendell

18

Syerra

19

Makia

22

MaKel

17

Makayla

19

10

10

10

10

10

10

Q1 Q2

Q3

Q4

Q5 Q6

Q7

Q1
Q8 Q9 Q10 Q11 Q12 Q13 Q14 Q15 Q16 Q17 8 Q19 Q20 Q21 Q22 Q23 Q24 Q25

%of
students
who
answered
the
question
correctly:

90
%

100
%

100
%

30
%

100
%

70
%

TOTAL
(x)

Q9 Q10 Q11 Q12 Q13 Q14 Q15 Q16 Q17 Q18 Q19 Q20 Q21 Q22 Q23 Q24 Q25

30
%

40
%

90
%

70
%

70
%

70
%

90
%

70
%

100
%

60
%

80
70
0%
%
%

80
%

90
%

100
%

90
%

100
%

30
%


TableC:StudentProficiencyshownonBarGraph

TableD:StudentGrades&SpearmanBrownFormula
StudentName
Jallehia
Jamir
Raven
Alencia
Shanteria
Wendell
Syerra
Makia
Makel
Makayla

Mean
Median
StandardDeviation
SumofProduct
Rnn
Rel
Correlation
SpearmanBrown
ReliabilityEstimate

Grade

TotalofOdd
ItemsCorrect
60
9
68
10
76
10
80
11
64
9
72
11
76
10
88
13
68
9
76
11

Formulas
72.8
10.3
74

1.13217
5.589

0.56

0.717

0.5

0.667

TotalofEven
ItemsCorrect
6
7
9
9
7
7
9
9
8
8

7.9

0.99544

zodd
1.148233
0.264977
0.264977
0.61828
1.148233
0.61828
0.264977
2.38479
1.148233
0.61828

zeven
1.908696
0.904119
1.10503
1.10503
0.904119
0.904119
1.10503
1.10503
0.10046
0.10046

zproduct
2.191628
0.2395707
0.292809
0.6832201
1.0381396
0.558998
0.292809
2.6352773
0.115349
0.0621109

SpearmanBrownReliability:
Thereliabilityscoreoftheassessmentis0.667whichshowsthatitisslightlyreliable.BynomeanswouldIsolelyusethisexamscoretoassess
theirperformance.Muchinformationgoesintoreviewingthestudentsunderstandingofeachstandard,however,breakingeachquestiondown
toseewhoandhowmanystudentscorrectlyansweredthequestionswillhelpmegearmycurriculumandlessonstowardswhattheyneedto
improveon.

SectionIV:Strengths&Weaknesses
AfterevaluatingeachstudentassessmentandusingTableB,100%ofstudentsdidnotunderstandQuestion18.Thisquestionisagrammarand
usagequestioncoveringthestandard:ELAGSE8L1.Allstudentswereabletoanswerthequestionsaboutsentencecombining(ELAGSE8L2),
authorspurpose(ELAGSE8R16),organizationalstructures(ELAGSE8L1),andusingeffectivetransitionalwords(ELAGSE8W2).Thelowestamountof
correctquestionswerecoveringstandards:ELAGSEL3andELAGSEW1.Tohelpalleviatethelowpercentageofcorrectanswers,Icouldreword
questionstohelpwiththeverbiage,revisitthelessonaboutacertainstandard/topic,andgiveoneononetutoringtopersonallyhelpthestudent
whoisstruggling.

Student
Strengths
NeedsImprovement
Name
Jallehia
Jallehiasstrengthsareinlanguage.She
Jallehianeedstoimproveonreadingcomprehensionandwritingskills.
receivedfullcreditformostofthelanguage
questions.
Jamir
Jamirsstrengthsareinlanguage.She
Jamirneedstoimproveonreadingcomprehensionandwritingskills.
receivedfullcreditformostofthelanguage
questions.
Raven Ravensstrengthislanguage.Shereceived
Ravenneedstoimproveinwriting.
fullcreditforthemajorityoflanguage
questions.
Alencia
Alenciadidagreatjobwithlanguage.She
Alencianeedstoimproveonreadingcomprehensionandwritingskills
comprehendedthesequestionswell.
Shanteria
Shanteriasgreateststrengthiswriting.
Shanterianeedstoimproveonlanguageandreadingcomprehension.With
reading,sheisveryclosetomeetthestandards.
Wendell
ReadingandwritingareWendells LanguageissomethingthatWendellneedstoimproveon.Extratutoringcouldbe
strengthsinELA.Hegotmostofthese
helpfultohim.
questionscorrect.
Syerra Syerrawasprettyequalforeachstandard.
Syerrashouldstillworkonimprovingeachstandardthatwasapplied.
Makia Makiamadethehighestscoreoutofall10
Continuetokeepupthegreatwork.
ofherclassmates.
Makel Makelwasproficientinwritingandreading
Makelneedsimprovementinlanguageskills.Hemissedseveralofthese
comprehension.
questions.
Makayla
ReadingComprehensionandWritingare
LanguageisMakaylasweakness.Shemissedacoupleofthesequestions.
MakaylasstrengthsinELA.

SectionV:ImprovementPlan
Basedontheseresults,thesestudentsneedtorevisitELAlanguage,readingandwritingstandardsforgrade8inorderforthemtoexcelinfuture
ELAclasses.TheresultsofthisassessmentcanbeusedtohelpleadELAtutoringsessions,smallgroupdiscussionsandcenters.Thisone
assessmentisnottheirbestwork,butitshowsoneentityoftheirworkforELA.Toincreasethesescores,differentiationwilloccur.To
differentiatetheinstructionaltimeinELA,Imustgiveallstudentsanoutletfortheirstrengthstoshow.Iwillcreatedifferentrotationstohighlight
allstudentsstrengths.Allworkmustalwaysbetakenintoconsiderationwhenplanninganimprovementinitiative.