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Report Assistant Sample Comments

Report Assistant Uses Comment Banks

You can create your own comment banks, or you can download comment banks produced by others. Here is an example sample comment bank.

This is a key to symbols used in the sample comment bank below.reportassistantkey

Introduction

# is an extremely able and enthusiastic member of the group who takes a keen interest in science and appears to enjoy all aspects of the work.

# is an able and enthusiastic member of the group who takes a keen interest in science and appears to enjoy all aspects of the work.

# is an able and conscientious member of the group who displays a real interest in the subject and appears to enjoy all aspects of the work.

# is a reserved member of the group who displays a quiet interest in the subject and participates in practical work with enthusiasm.

# is a friendly member of the group who displays considerable interest in the subject and participates in practical work with enthusiasm

# is a friendly student who works with enthusiasm in the lab, and regularly contributes to class discussion.

Knowledge

^ speaks and writes about scientific ideas in considerable detail, showing a confident use of scientific terminology.

^ has developed an excellent general scientific knowledge and is always willing to share ~ ideas with the rest of the class during discussion.

^ has developed a good general scientific knowledge and is always willing to share ~ ideas with the rest of the class during discussion.

^ does, however, tend to rush at ~ work, resulting in careless mistakes, whether in written answers or practical work. Also, ^ can get confused when ^ doesn’t always listen to instructions carefully enough.

Attainment

Test results (and the recent exam result) have been outstanding.

Test results (and the recent exam result) have been excellent.

Test results (and the recent exam result) have been very good.

~ test results (and the recent exam result) have been generally quite good, but would benefit, I am sure, from extra revision.

Test results have been excellent but ~ exam result was rather disappointing – ^ will need to revise more thoroughly next time.

Earlier test results were very good but, more recently, ^ has allowed ~ standards to drop slightly, and this is reflected in a disappointing exam result.

Written Work

The quality of ~ written work has been consistently excellent, both in terms of content and presentation.

The general quality of ~ written work has been consistently very good, both in terms of content and presentation.

Written work has been rather variable – often detailed and carefully presented, but sometimes only just adequate.

~ written work often displays an excellent scientific understanding but ^ needs to spend a little more time on the presentation of ~ work.

~ written work has been very variable, occasionally excellent, but too often superficial and/or rushed.

However, ~ written work, while usually acceptable, is rarely as detailed or as well presented as I would wish.

Targets

^ should aim to maintain the high quality of ~ work next year.
I hope ^ can sustain ~ current interest in and enthusiasm towards Science.
I hope ^ can maintain ~ determination to understand all aspects of the work.
^ should aim to increase ~ confidence by making an effort to be more involved in class discussion.
^ should try to take a more active part in practical investigations to improve ~ confidence in this area.
^ should make an effort to be more actively involved during lessons.
^ should aim to produce ~ best work at all times, and always revise thoroughly for tests.
^ needs to get back to the really high standard of the first half of this year.
^ needs to be more methodical in ~ approach to the subject and revise carefully for tests if ^ wants to improve ~ grades next year.
I would like to see * put more consistent effort into ~ homework.
^ just needs to spend a little more time on ~ homework.
^ should make an effort to concentrate more during discussion.
I would like to see * make more effort to avoid being distracted during lessons.
^ should try to improve the presentation of ~ written work.

Final

A very impressive year. Well done!

Overall, an impressive year – keep up the good work!

Overall, a very good first year. Well done!

Overall, a good first year.

A reasonable year overall – but ^ really needs to work on ~ areas of weakness next year.

Here is a Primary School Comment Bank file.

You can download the file free of charge.

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 It is in tra. format. Once you have downloaded the file you view the contents with Windows Notepad. To use the file, open it within Report Assistant.

From here you can download other free comment banks. 

LICENSE

The Teachers Report Assistant is ©Copyright Ray Le Couteur  1998-2007 and is protected by copyright law and by international treaty provisions.

The program is ‘Freeware’ – it may be freely used and distributed, provided the program is not altered in any way.

If you need a copy of the Teacher’s Report Assistant software you can download a copy here.

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This is a self-extracting file and will run on any Windows computer. It will not run standalone from a USB drive. If you want to run Teacher’s Report Assistant standalone, from a USB drive, that you can plug into any Windows computer, you need to purchase a TeacherStick.

Report Assistant is included on the TeacherStick