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Assessments by Mind Map: Assessments

1. Formative

1.1. This is an assessment done throughout the lessons by the teacher. This is usually lower stakes, and it helps the teachers adjust or plan instruction. This is done daily.

1.1.1. Examples: Pop Quiz, Exit Tickets

2. Summative

2.1. This is an assessment at the end of a unit. It is usually high stakes and it is worth a high point value.

2.1.1. Examples: Midterm Exam, Semester Exam

3. Interim/Benchmark

3.1. These assessments are given to track achievement or growth over a span of time for each student. These are administered throughout the school year.

3.1.1. Examples: MAPS test, Benchmark exam

4. Performance

4.1. This is an assessment that requires the students to preform a task to check for understanding. The student can apply what they know to a real life situation.

4.1.1. Examples: Portfolio, Speech

5. Diagnostic

5.1. This is a pre-assessment that teachers can do get a better understanding of what their students know. This can help them adjust instruction or see where their students are academically.

5.1.1. Examples: Survey, KWL chart

6. H.O.T Questions

6.1. Opening Questions

6.1.1. What do you already know about this topic?

6.1.2. Why are we learning about ___? Why is it important to us?

6.2. Guiding Questions

6.2.1. How is the character feeling right now?

6.2.2. What do you think is going to happen next in the story?

6.3. Ending Questions

6.3.1. What if the goat would have gotten scared and not gone over the bridge, how would that have changed the story?

6.3.2. What are some things that we could do to be our own community helpers?