Multidisciplinary Performance Task (MDPT)

KSDE Links

KSDE Assessment Documents & Resources (Examiner's Manual, schedule, etc.)
KSDE ELA page with rubrics and MDPT Samples (scroll down, on right)
KSDE Social Studies with formative samples for HGSS
Kansas Assessment Program -KAP/KITE

ELA Standards

K-12 ELA Standards "Slider" - view standards across several grades
CCSS Standards:

MDPT Rubrics

MDPT Rubric - High School
MDPT Rubric - Grades 6-8
MDPT Rubric - Grades 3-5

MDPT Planning Guide for Student Writing (Template)

Performance Task Templates with Examples

Task Templates (Generic)
Elementary Templates
Secondary Templates
Math Templates
Science Templates

Performance Tasks - Examples from Other States
Core PA Modules
NYC Tasks
Smarter Balanced Portal

On Demand Writing

Writing On Demand: Teaching Students to Write for the Common Core -Teaching Guide
Tips to Teach On Demand Writing

Teaching Tools & Organizers

LearnZillion - video tutorials and lesson sets
Writing Process - visual

__Digital Writing Resources__ -- great “one-stop” resource

They Say/I Say Templates 1, 2, 3
OREO Persuasive Writing Graphic Organizer
SPAM OnDemand Graphic Organizer
Graphic Organizers many
__Writing Navigator__ - writing tools for planning, drafting, revising, and publishing

6+1 Trait Writing Resources

Rubrics (2014), 3-12 Rubric
Education Northwest
Writing Fix

Discipline-Specific Websites

Science Wix
Covering New Ground Wix- Literacy in Science and Social Studies

Annotation & Note-Taking

Annotating Text Rubric & Scoring Guide
Teaching Annotation - K-12 PowerPoint, 9-12 lesson and Harvard guide, digital annotations, article
Annotation PowerPoint from Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey
Close Reading and Annotating -blog with great ideas, examples, and visuals
Text Marking Codes and Symbols - 1, 2
Apps for Annotating Digital Text

Good Reading on the Web
NewsELA - leveled passages, cross-curricular and current events. Great site!
Room for Debate from the New York Times Learning Network. Great resources for teaching argument.
Pros and cons of 48 controversial issues
Why Files - the science behind the news

__Digital Writing Resources__ -- great “one-stop” resource

__NewsELA__ -news articles, ability to adjust Lexile levels

__ReadWorks.org__- __reading passages__, lessons, & units (sort by grade, Lexile, domain, text type, skill)

__Scholastic News__ - news and current events for kids

__LearnZillion__ - video tutorials and lesson sets

__Writing Navigator__ - writing tools for planning, drafting, revising, and publishing

CCSS Language (Grammar & Conventions) Grade Level Progressions Chart


Writing Plan Templates