California English Journal



Audience-Specific Writing Assessment
- Leif Fearn and Nancy Farnan

Assess Understanding and Use Results to Improve Instruction
- Jim Burke

“New” Assessment Hits the Great White North
- Pamela Lockman

Preparing Students for the International Baccalaureate
Commentary Assessment

- Deborah Wilchek

Student Roles in Common Formative Assessments
- Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher and Christine Johnson

Off the Grid: The Debate Over Rubrics—and What It’s Missing
- Barry Gilmore

Reaping the Rewards: Two Views of the Early Assessment

- Marcy E. Merrill and Jennifer Fletcher

Teaching, Testing Relationships: The True Story.
- Jane Hancock

Assessment in English: Toward Coherence
- Mike Schmoker


Editor’s Column

President’s Perspective

Call for Manuscripts

CATE 2008

CATE: 2008 Creative Writing Contest

At the District Essay Scoring, a poem by Cecil Morris

Research Update by Barbara Bartholomew

Rube Brick, a poem by Ernie Karsten

September 2007

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