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Tool: Tracking student learning with standards

Benchmarks, standards or grade level content expectations (GLCEs) often contain several parts and can be unwieldy to understand and use. It is important to find or create a way to track your progress in teaching, assessing and meeting those standards. Use the following tool to break these expectations into manageable, assessable parts. Then keep track of individual and classroom progress.

Standard, benchmark or GLCE:

 

GLCE parts:

Date started

Date mastered

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students who need additional assistance, instruction or practice:

 
 
 
 
 

Example:

Standard, Benchmark or GLCE: Social Studies

2.2.1 Describe how people use the environment to meet human needs and wants.

GLCE parts:

Date started

Date mastered

Identify human needs

10/3/06

10/15/06

Identify human wants

10/4/06

10/20/06

Using the environment to meet needs

10/10/06

 

Using the environment to meet wants

 

 

 

 

 

Students who need additional assistance, instruction or practice:

Bobby is still confused about the difference between needs and wants. (10/20/06)
Sue missed most of the lessons that addressed this standard.  (10/21/06)