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Grade 9.5 Case Study

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The sample of work below is part of the test termed the TOWL-2 by Donald D. Hammill and Stephen C. Larsen (1990. Test of Written Language , 2nd edition. Austin: PRO-ED, Inc.). In this test, students are given a picture and asked to write a story about the picture. The writing produced is then analyzed and scored for levels of ideas (ideation), quality of language used, grammar, spelling, etc.

The following is the response from a student in Grade 9.

READ THE RESPONSE AND ANALYZE IT FOR LEVEL OF IDEAS AND LANGUAGE. CAN YOU IDENTIFY SOME OF THE AREAS THAT ARE PROBLEMATIC? CAN YOU SUGGEST WAYS TO DIFFERENTIATE INSTRUCTION AND USE ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGY TO ASSIST THIS STUDENT IMPROVE HIS WRITTEN LANGUAGE?