To assist teachers in completing the Elementary Provincial Report Card, the following supports are available:
1) Growing Success Assessment, Evaluation & Reporting in Ontario Schools
[http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/policyfunding/growsuccess.pdf ]Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting Handbook, 2011 Edition. Every teacher should have a copy of this document. Please note pages 9-17 (achievement levels and evaluation), 19-21 (reporting on learning skills/work habits), 24-27 (completing the report card), 28-29 (writing effective comments) and 30-35 (considerations for students with Special Education needs, and English Language Learners).
Sample comments for a range of subjects/strands and grade levels, demonstrating the criteria for effective comments outlined in Growing Success (p. 64). These samples are meant to inform and guide the writing of Provincial Report Card comments by teachers.
3)Completing the Elementary Provincial Report Card – Rev 2014 This poster-sized support document provides information about completing the Elementary Provincial Report Card in visual form.
4) “Connecting Planning to Reporting” web cast: http://adobeconnect.wrdsb.on.ca/connectingplanningtoreporting – this 15-minute web cast links the creation, use and tracking of learning goals and success criteria in planning and assessment, to the creation of report card comments and the use of comment banks in TWEA.