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Assessments by Mind Map: Assessments

1. 1. Formative

1.1. Definition: Gathering of feedback from students to allow the teacher to adjust his/her teaching for student acheivement

1.2. Examples: Quiz and Exit Tickets

2. 3. Interim/Benchmark

2.1. Definition: Allows teachers to evaluate student performance progress before a cumulative assessment

2.2. Examples: Content Focus Assessments (CFAs) and Measure of Academic Progress (MAP)

3. 2. Summative

3.1. Definition: The goal is to gain information of what the student knows and learned at the end of a unit or the year.

3.2. Examples: Six Weeks District Assessment and State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR)

4. 4. Performance

4.1. Definition: Students are to show mastery of a skill and are to create their own answers rather than choose one that is already listerd

4.2. Examples: Essay questions and Prtfolios

5. 5. Diagnostic

5.1. Definition: An evaluation of what the student already knows prior to the lesson and allows the teacher to strengthen the skills the student is weaker in.

5.2. Examples: Beginning of the year MAP testing and a unit pretest

6. H.O.T. Questions (Expository text)

6.1. Opening Questions

6.1.1. 1. What do you already know about expository text?

6.1.2. 2. What is main idea?

6.2. Guiding Questions

6.2.1. 1. How can we find the meaning of______?

6.2.2. 2. Why did the author include a diagram?

6.3. Closing Questions

6.3.1. 1. Which bicycle from "History of the Bicycle? Why?

6.3.2. How could you organize the information in graphic organizer?