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Assessments by Mind Map: Assessments

1. Interim/Benchmark

1.1. Is a type of assessment that is administered at different times of the school year to check for students progress on content and serves as a guide for teachers to adjust instruction.It's how data is collected to measure students academic progress.

1.1.1. Example 1: Extended Essay

1.1.2. Example 2: A project scored with rubric

2. Formative

2.1. Are assessments that are given while students are working on a concept or unit and give teachers information about what students understand or still need to learn.

2.1.1. Example 1: Questioning

2.1.2. Example 2: Exit Ticket

3. Performance

3.1. This type of assessment measures the students ability to apply the content knowledge they have learned from a unit. A performance assessment challenges students by having them use their higher order thinking skills to create/perform a product.

3.1.1. Example 1: Exhibits and Fairs

3.1.2. Example 2: Performances

4. Summative

4.1. Summative assessments are given at the end of the unit.

4.1.1. Example 1: Oral Reports

4.1.2. Example 2: Portfolios

5. Diagnostic

5.1. A Diagnostic Assessment is also know as a pre assessment which allows teachers to assess where students are on content knowledge prior to instruction and to identify where students are having difficulty in,

5.1.1. Example 1: KWL Chart

5.1.2. Example 2: Observation/Evaluation

6. Hot Questions

6.1. Guiding Questions

6.1.1. Q1: Is this story fact or fiction?

6.1.2. Q2: What's happening in the beginning middle, and end of the story?

6.2. Closing Questions

6.2.1. Q1: What was the main idea of the story?

6.2.2. Q2: What inferences can you make about what will happen next?

6.3. Opening Questions

6.3.1. Q1: How would you describe the setting in the story?

6.3.2. Q2: Do you agree with how the story ended?