It is believed that every pupil receives report card at the end of each term or section. The comments will be written concerning the pupils in the report card. Many teachers are finding it difficult to make good comments and remarks on their pupils whether positive, negative and need to improve on. I will give 63 quick report card comments and they will be discussed under the three domains, namely cognitive, affective and psychomotor. The following comments and remarks will help the teachers, both experienced and less experienced ones. Those that are positive comments and those need improvements. It will be useful to all the teachers, class teachers, educators, head teachers, principals and school administrators.
Comments that are positive
- Quite impressive, keep it up.
- An outstanding result, do not rest on your oars.
- She shows interest and enthusiasm for study.
- An excellent result, keep it up.
- She is a very brilliant and clever student of the class.
- She is such a pleasure to have great students like her in our class.
Comments that need improvements
- He needs to be more respectful and courteous to his/her classmates.
- She needs to listen to directions fully so that he/she can learn to work more independently.
- She is not demonstrating responsibility and needs to be consistently reminded of how to perform daily classroom tasks.
- He works well alone, but needs to learn how to work better cooperatively with peers.
- He struggles with completing his/her work in a timely manner.
- She gives up easily when something is difficult and needs extensive encouragement to attempt the task.
- He/she gets along with his/her classmates well, but is very disruptive during full group instruction.
- He/she is a very enthusiastic reader. He/she needs to continue to work on READING to make him/her a better reader.
- She needs to practise reading at home every day to help make him/her a stronger reader.
- He/he needs to practise his/her sight words so that he/she knows them on sight and can spell them.
- He/she needs to work on his/her spelling. Practising at home would be very beneficial.
- He/she can read words fluently, but has a difficult time with comprehension. Reading with ______ every day would be helpful.
- He/she could benefit from working on his/her handwriting. Slowing down and taking more time would help with this.
- He/she is having a difficult time remembering the difference between short and long vowel sounds. Practising these at home would be very helpful.
Comments that are positive
- He/she has a well-developed vocabulary and chooses words with care.
- He/she expresses ideas clearly, both verbally and through writing.
- He/she writes clearly and with purpose and writes with depth and insight.
- He/she listens to the comments and ideas of others without interrupting.
- He/she offers constructive suggestions to peers to enhance their work.
- He/she accepts the recommendations of peers and acts on them when appropriate.
- He/she is sensitive to the thoughts and opinions of others in the group.
- He/she takes on various roles in the work group as needed or assigned and welcomes leadership roles in groups.
- He/she shows fairness in distributing group tasks and plans and carries out group activities carefully.
- He/she works freely with peers and encourages other members of the group.
- He/she helps to keep the work group focused and on task and has a well-developed sense of humor.
- He/she holds many varied interests and has a keen interest that has been shared with the class.
- He/she has an impressive understanding and depth of knowledge about their interests.
Comments that are positive
- He/she is a gifted performer and is a talented artist.
- He/she has a flair for dramatic reading and acting and enjoys sharing their musical talent with the class.
- He/she takes an active role in discussions and enhances group discussion through insightful comments.
- He/she responds to what has been read or discussed in class and as homework.
- He/she regularly volunteers to assist in classroom activities and remains an active learner throughout the school day.
- He/she is a self-motivated student and consistently completes homework assignments.
- He/she puts forth their best effort into homework assignments and exceeds expectations with the quality of their work.
- He/she strives to reach their full potential and seeks new challenges.
- He/she takes responsibility for their learning.
- He/she cooperates consistently with the teacher and other students.
- He/she transitions easily between classroom activities without distraction.
- He/she is courteous and shows good manners in the classroom.
- He/she demonstrates his/her caring nature when helping his/her peers when they need the assistance.
- He/she is demonstrates his/her citizenship in our classroom by helping to keep it clean and taking care of the materials in it
- He/she can always be counted on to cooperate with his/her peers.
- He/she is able to cooperate and work well with any of the other students in the class.
- He/she is creative when problem solving and is thoughtful and kind in his/her interactions with others.
- He/she is very hardworking and always completes all of his/her work
- She is patient and kind when working with his/her peers who need extra assistance
- She is having great potential and getting his tasks finished on time.
- He is positive, confident, and very supportive to others.
- He completes every assigned work on time, with a great focus.
- He’s practicing a lot at home, I think. Impressive performance so far.
- He is such a great student that others might have a lot to learn from.
- She seems like he’s born with leadership skills, very active, and managed.
- She spends time thinking and choosing the right words to respond.
- He learns things a lot faster and remembers them for a longer period.
- She is very confident and speaks very well in front of the whole class.
- He has an interest in learning something new and be present while teaching.
- He is successfully passing the training phase, now it’s time to level up.