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EDIT3338_Bryant_Kimberly_Assignment7 by Mind Map: EDIT3338_Bryant_Kimberly_Assignment7

1. Formative

1.1. An assessment that evaluates the student learning as the student is learning it. It gives the teacher a sense of knowledge on if the students understand the new concept being taught.

1.1.1. Example: Exit ticket at the end of the lesson explaining the difference between a picture graph and a bar graph.

1.1.2. Example: Students are to create their own bar graph by collecting their own data from the classroom and then drawing it out in their math journals.

2. Summative

2.1. An assessment that evaluates the information the student has learned through the use of testing. This can be done as a benchmark or end of unit testing.

2.1.1. Example: End of Unit assessments over graphs. Students are to answer a 10 question test over graphs, the types of graphs, the data displayed, and the labeling of the graph.

2.1.2. Example: District Wide 1st Grade Math Benchmark test. This will test them over a range of items that is taught during the 1st grade and is administered 3 times a year to see growth within the students.

3. Interim/Benchmark

3.1. Evaluation for where the students are currently standing academically and then a way to see the growth within the students as they are taken throughout the year.

3.1.1. Example: Testing at the beginning of the year, middle of the year, and end of the year over the math content area.

3.1.2. Example: Assessments on the computer based program Achieve that all the students to get their base lexile levels. These are retested every quarter for the students to see their growth in lexile levels.

4. Performance

4.1. Testing that does allow the students to select an answer, instead, they have to perform a task in order to come up with the answer.

4.1.1. Example: Completing a math word problem.

4.1.2. Example: Writing a scientific paper using research and a hypothesis.

5. Diagnostic

5.1. Testing that is done at the beginning of the year prior to any instruction given. This gives a base standing of where the students are academically before new learning can begin.

5.1.1. Example: Beginning of the year test that was over the prior grade levels curriculum.

5.1.2. Example: Fountas and Pinnell testing to know what reading level all your students are on at the beginning of the year.

6. H.O.T Questions

6.1. Opening Questions

6.1.1. What does ........ mean?

6.1.2. What do you know about.....?

6.1.3. What is the questions asking us?

6.2. Guiding Questions

6.2.1. How do we create ........?

6.2.2. What are the clue words I'm looking for in.......?

6.2.3. How do you know that you have found the answers to ..........?

6.3. Closing Questions

6.3.1. How does this relate to you?

6.3.2. What are some ways that we can use word problems in the future?

6.3.3. Thinking back to what we have learned, what could we do differently to ........?

7. How are assessments used in the classroom?

7.1. Teachers use assessments as a way to gain knowledge of the comprehension levels the students are at. Every day they are assessing students based off the content being taught in order to gauge the upcoming lessons to fit the students needs. Throughout the different types of assessments the teacher may change the way they present the information, assess the students, and how they review the information.