How to Create a Writing Portfolio


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In a writing class, what is a portfolio?

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1. What should be included with the final drafts in a portfolio?

2. What is the cover letter of the portfolio?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Creating a portfolio is an important step in documenting the evolution of a student's writing. This quiz will test your understanding of the importance of creating a portfolio. Information you'll be assessed on includes the definitions of a portfolio and cover letter as well as identifying items included in a writing portfolio.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Organization of a student portfolio
  • Why a portfolio is important
  • Description of a portfolio cover letter

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on creating a writing portfolio
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding cover letters of a writing portfolio and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding items to be included in final drafts of a writing portfolio

Additional Learning

To learn more about creating a writing portfolio, review the accompanying lesson on How to Create a Writing Portfolio. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn what to include in your writing portfolio
  • Understand the importance of each element in your writing portfolio
  • Know how a portfolio can document your evolution as a writer