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General Information

Civic Objective#: 33 Program Year: 2018-2019
Civic Objective: Identify and access employment and training resources needed to obtain and keep a job.
TOPSpro Form #: 033 AAP #: 33.11
Assessment Type: Written

Level Range

From: Beginning Low To: Advanced

Language and Literacy Objectives

Language and literacy objectives with an asterisk (*) are suitable for beginning low level students.
6 *Complete a job application.
7 Create a resume.
8 *Demonstrate successful job interview techniques.
9 *Read job ads and announcements for specific information.
10 *Identify job titles, responsibilities, and places of work.
11 *Identity different jobs, job duties, and wages associated with jobs.
16 Identify personal strengths, weaknesses, skills and past work experience.

Additional Assessment Plan Tasks

Task: 1

Description: Interpret Job Openings
Given resources such as "help wanted" ads optimally on the internet but can be in print, students (IL-A) will interpret employment job openings in fields related to job interests and will complete a chart of 4 job openings, each of which will include 4 required elements such as:
1. Type of job
2. Qualifications
3. Experience required
4. How to apply

Given authentic or simplified resources, student (BH) will complete a chart of 4 job openings and 3 required elements

Given simplified resources, student (BL) will complete a chart of a 3 job openings and 3 required elements.

Points Possible:14Level:Beginning Low - Advanced
Scoring Rubric Points
Content
90% of the items assigned to the Intermediate Low-Advanced level students are correct. 12
80% of the items assigned to the Intermediate Low-Advanced level students are correct. 10
70% of the items assigned to the Intermediate Low-Advanced level students are correct. 8
80% of the items assigned to the Beginning High level students are correct. 6
80% of the items assigned to the Beginning Low level students are correct. 4
Less than 70% of the items assigned to the Intermediate Low-Advanced level students are correct OR less than 80% of the items assigned to Beginning Low or Beginning High level students are correct. 0
Format, Neatness and Legibility
Neat and legible. Spelling errors do not interfere with meaning. 2
Not neat or legible or spelling errors interfere with meaning. 0

Task: 2

Description: Complete a Job Application
Using a level-appropriate agency-created employment history, student (IL) will fill out an authentic job application. Student (BL-BH) will fill out an authentic job application with a reduced number of sections that students need to complete. This can be accomplished in a variety of ways such as: (1) giving BL-BH the complete form given to IL students and highlighting the sections BL-BH students need to fill out or (2) giving BL-BH a reduced form which includes only those sections of the authentic application (given to IL students) that are assigned to BL-BH students. These authentic applications are optimally internet based applications (see internet guidelines on the IEL Civics website) but can be a paper based ones.

Optimally, the application will be completed on a computer and sent to the assessor electronically.

Points Possible:18Level:Beginning Low - Intermediate Low
Scoring Rubric Points
Content
80% of the items assigned to the Intermediate Low 16
70% of the items assigned to the Intermediate Low 14
80% of items assigned to the Beginning Low - Beginning High level students are correct. 12
70% of the items assigned to the Beginning Low - Beginning High level students are correct. 10
Less than70% of the items assigned to the Beginning Low – Intermediate High level students are correct. 0
Format, Neatness and Legibility
Neat and legible. Spelling errors do not interfere with meaning. 2
Not neat or legible, or spelling errors interfere with meaning.c 0

Task: 3

Description: Complete a Resume
Using an agency-created personal, educational, and employment history, student completes a digital (optimal) (see internet/digital guidelines on the IEL Civics website)or print template of a chronological resume which contains items such as personal information including job goal, personal skills, work experience, past employers, job descriptions and dates of employment, references, etc. The digital resume will be sent electronically to the assessor.

Points Possible:25Level:Intermediate High - Advanced
Scoring Rubric Points
Content
Addresses all parts of the task effectively. Items are well stated and clearly expressed. No inference is required. 18
Addresses all parts of the task adequately. Some Items may not be well stated. May require minimal inference. 16
Addresses some parts of the task adequately. Many items may not be well stated. May require some inference. 14
Addresses the task minimally. May be unclear. May require a substantial degree of inference. 12
Nothing written or content is incomprehensible or inappropriate. 0
Format, Neatness and Legibility
Correct format, neat, legible. Spelling errors do not interfere with meaning. 2
Incorrect format, not neat or legible, or spelling errors interfere with meaning. 0
Grammar, Structure and Mechanics
Almost no errors in grammar, structure, spelling, capitalization, or punctuation. 5
Some errors in grammar, structure, spelling, capitalization, or punctuation that may require the reader to infer meaning. 4
Many errors in grammar, structure, spelling, capitalization, or punctuation that may require the reader to infer meaning. 2
Errors make the writing difficult to understand even with inference. 0

Rating Scale

Total Points Possible: 39
Advanced: 34
Intermediate High: 30
Intermediate Low: 24
Beginning High: 16
Beginning Low: 12
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