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Comparative Writing Judgements ?!?!

Discussion in 'Primary' started by sevans17, Oct 22, 2018.

  1. sevans17

    sevans17 New commenter

    Hi!!

    I am looking for some thoughts on using comparative writing judgement in the primary setting. I understand the premise of it and the amount of schools now using this as a way of assessing writing is undeniable but I am a little confused about HOW we deem one piece of writing to be better than another. Obviously for many pieces of writing this will be obvious but what if we compare 2 pieces of writing that are 'similar': one which has fantastic composition and grammatical agreement but appalling punctuation and one with outstanding punctuation and grammar but is boring and not particularly well written- which is better? Also- in the climate of TA against the frameworks at the end of key stage and using a portfolio of evidence rather than 1 cold piece of writing, how have schools integrated the comparative judgement model into their school assessment schedule and especially into Y2 and 6 without increasing workload?


    Thanks for reading if you got this far!!!
    S
     
  2. caterpillartobutterfly

    caterpillartobutterfly Star commenter

    One assumes you are currently writing a dissertation on this. :rolleyes:
     
  3. sevans17

    sevans17 New commenter

    No- just trying to see how other schools have used this as our MAT is keen for us to and other schools locally are. We currently have a system for moderating writing which we are confident and happy with so seeing how we might adapt to use this too
     

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