© TEA 3/27/2017 Student Learning Objectives Form 2

Use your knowledge of prior students' performance and end-of-year expectations for students in previous, vertically aligned

courses to describe typical students in the class. You may wish to describe the average student (middle level or “typical”) first, then,

the highest performing student (“well above typical”), and the lowest performing student (“well below typical”) and finally,

complete the in-between levels (“above” and “below typical”).

Initial Student Skill Profile

SLO Skill

Focus

Level Descriptors

Number of

Students

in this level

Well above

typical

Above

typical

Typical

Below

typical

Well below

typical

a.

Who will be included in your SLO?

When choosing your class or classes, gather informal data about your students to determine which class or classes is/are most

representative of the cross-section of students that you teach.

• Elementary classroom teachers: select your entire class.

• Elementary departmentalized teachers or secondary teachers: identify the targeted class or classes (class, grade and subject).

b.

Match your current students to the descriptions in the Initial Student Skill profile.

i.

List the total number of students at each level in the right hand column above, and

ii.

Record the level for each individual student on the Student Growth Tracker.

iii.

Check here when both tasks are complete:

c.

What student work did you use to map students to the Initial Student Skill Profile?

Step 2: What do I think my students will be able to do?

The learner will be able to recognize all letters and sounds in random order.

Students will be able to recognize all letters and sounds and be able to

blend them .

Students will be able to recognize all letters and sounds.

Student is able to identify most letters and sounds.

Students will be able to recognize some letters and sounds.

Students will be able to recognize a few letters and sounds.

Beginning of the year test.