1st Edition

English Teacher's Guide to Performance Tasks and Rubrics High School

By Amy Benjamin Copyright 2000
    204 Pages
    by Eye On Education

    204 Pages
    by Eye On Education

    This book provides step-by-step procedures, student hand-outs, and samples of student work.

    - Foreword by Heidi Hayes Jacobs
    - User's Guide
    - The Nature of Performance Tasks
    - Rubrics
    - Standards
    - Portfolios
    - Multiple Intelligence Approaches
    - A Collection of Performance Tasks
    Performance Tasks Based on Journalism
    Performance Tasks Based on Poetry
    Performance Tasks Based on Syntax
    Performance Tasks Based On Literary Criticism
    Performance Tasks Based on Full-Length Works
    Performance Tasks Based on Shakespeare


    Amy Benjamin teaches English and is department leader at Hendrick Hudson High School in Montrose, New York. She holds a Masters in Educational Administration from the State University College of New York at New Paltz, and is an adjunct professor at Brooklyn College, where she teaches off campus graduate courses through various teacher centers, including Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES. Amy runs workshops and presents at various local and national conferences. She has written several articles and books on educational topics, including Writing in the Content Areas (Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, 1999).She is recognized by the New York State Council of English Teachers as a Teacher of Excellence and by Tufts University as an inspirational teacher. She has served as a model teacher for the New York State Education Department.