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Assessments by Mind Map: Assessments

1. Formative Assessment

1.1. Assessment process of gathering evidence of student learning

1.1.1. Example #1: Having students create a concept map of their learning

1.1.2. Example #2: Brief 2 minute writing about their learning

2. Summative Assessment

2.1. An evaluation of student learning at the end of a unit or period

2.1.1. Example #1: Final Project

2.1.2. Example #2: End of Unit Exam

3. Performance Assessment

3.1. Assessment used to measure students ability to apply skill and learning from a unit

3.1.1. Example #1: Individual/Group Projects

3.1.2. Example #2: Portfolio

4. Diagnostic Assessment

4.1. An assessment that determines an individuals strengths, weaknesses, knowledge, and skills prior to direct instruction

4.1.1. Example #1: Unit Pretest

4.1.2. Example #2: Journal Response (Teacher asks students to write about what they know of a topic before beginning instruction)

5. Interim/Benchmark Assessment

5.1. Assessment given through periodic testing; this type allows for teachers to gather data and adjust instruction

5.1.1. Example #1: Midterm Exam

5.1.2. Example #2: Benchmark Test for state testing

6. H.O.T. Questions

6.1. Opening

6.1.1. Can anyone tell me what addition means?

6.1.2. What does the addition sign look like?

6.2. Guiding

6.2.1. If you were using cubes to solve this problem, how would you do it?

6.2.2. Where will the total be in your number sentence? Why?

6.3. Closing

6.3.1. What are other thing you can add together?

6.3.2. How else could you solve an addition problem?