Generate a list of ideas of what is typically assessed in a classroom. Are there other things that could or should be assessed?
Use Pre-, Formative and Summative Assessments
Pre and Formative Assessment (Assessment FOR Learning)
Assessment occurring before and during the process of a unit or a course. During the formation of a concept or item. Answers question: How are students doing? What are they learning? What misconceptions do they have?
Teacher prepared pretests KWL charts and other graphic organizers Writing prompts/samples Questioning Guess Box Picture Interpretation Prediction Teacher observation/checklists Student demonstrations and discussions Initiating activities Informational surveys/Questionnaires/Inventories Student interviews Student products and work samples Self-evaluations Portfolio analysis Game activities Show of hands to determine understanding
Drawing related to topic or content Standardized test information Anticipation journals
Using your KUD list, begin to design a quick pre-assessment for your unit!
Formative Assessment Is...
A process of accumulating information about a student’s
progress to help make instructional decisions that will
improve his/her understandings and achievement levels.