Name: _______________________________________ Date __________________ Passage # _____________ Tao of Pooh Oral Analysis of a Passage Assessment During the class periods of Wednesday, September 17 through Monday, September 22, 2014, you will be expected to complete an oral analysis of a passage from Hoff’s Tao of Pooh. Passages will be provided for your analysis on the scheduled date of your oral. You will have ten minutes in class to read the passage, mark up the text, and plan your oral conversation. You will then share your commentary with me in a five-minute oral after which I will ask 3 minutes of questions to further your commentary. This assessment will be evaluated on Standards A, D, E, and L. This assessment is TIME SENSITIVE; so if you have a conflict with one of the scheduled dates, please see Ms. Hartle to re-schedule during CASEE or another class (if possible). A. I can demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of a range of text and the effective use of language, structure, technique, style, culture, and context within text. a. Knowledge and understanding of a range of texts. b. Understanding of effective use of vocabulary/language within text. c. Understanding of effective use of structure within text. d. Understanding of effective use of technique within text. e. Understanding of effective use of style within text. f. Understanding of effective use of culture within text. g. Understanding of effective use of context within text. D. I can demonstrate an ability to recognize the importance of the contexts in which texts are written and received. a. Understand task/purpose. b. Understand various production types. c. Use of relevant terminology in respect to production type. d. Use of relevant conventions in respect to production type. e. Know and understand how production type chosen contributes to meaning. f. Understand chosen production type audience. g. Know and understand how the reception of texts contributes to meaning. E. I can demonstrate an ability to substantiate and justify ideas with relevant examples. a. Clear thesis or idea statement. b. Relevant use of justified support from text, research, experience, anecdote, etc. c. Use of relevant terminology/semantics. d. Use of relevant oral or written conventions of syntax. e. Logical organization of thoughts. f. Coherence within thought progression. g. Fluid use of English grammar and mechanical conventions. L. I can demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of correct and effective use of the English language in speaking. a. Knowledge and understanding of English grammar usage through non-repetitive errors. b. Knowledge and understanding of the use of tone when speaking. c. Knowledge and understanding of rate (speed) when speaking. d. Knowledge of voice usage, staying in appropriate person when addressing an audience through speech. e. Understanding of effective use of organization of thought and thought progression through use of transition words within speaking. f. Understanding of effective use of syntax within oral speaking through non-repetitive errors. g. Understanding of effective use of semantics (appropriate word choice for audience being addressed) within speaking.