Teachers’ Needs for Authentic Assessment to Assess Writing Skill at Grade X of Senior High Schools in Tanah Datar
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- Authentic Assessment, Teachers’ Needs, Writing Skill
Authentic assessment as an important form of assessment that can demonstrate meaningful action of essential skills and knowledge to be performed in real situation, not only in learning process. Moreover, this article aims to find out the teachers’ need on authentic assessment for assessing one of the productive skills in which writing skill of grade X at senior high schools in Tanah Datar. Since it is a survey research, the data were collected through administering questionnaire to 9 English teachers from 6 schools in Tanah Datar who teach students at grade X. The questionnaire was focused on teachers’ wants on authentic assessment to assess writing skill. The findings showed that (1) there were seven types of the authentic assessment for writing skill needed by teachers, they are writing with purpose, writing prompt, writing summary, writing sample, integrated language assessment, narrating sequence and picture cued description (performance), and portfolio (2) the topics needed for assessing writing were based on the 2013 curriculum, related, and close to students; and (3) teachers need scoring rubrics which includes organization, structure, content, vocabulary, and mechanics of writing. In short, the teachers need several kinds of authentic assessment which are appropriate for assessing students’ writing skill.
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TY - CONF AU - Kessy Pamela AU - Refnaldi AU - M. Zaim PY - 2020 DA - 2020/08/19 TI - Teachers’ Needs for Authentic Assessment to Assess Writing Skill at Grade X of Senior High Schools in Tanah Datar BT - Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Languages and Arts (ICLA-2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 23 EP - 27 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200819.005 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.200819.005 ID - Pamela2020 ER -