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Assessments by Mind Map: Assessments

1. Formative

1.1. Definition: An assessment that provides information to teachers and allows for adjustment of teaching

1.1.1. Examples: Exit Ticket Think-Pair-Share

2. Interim/Benchmark

2.1. Definition: Helps educators to see if students are on track to do well on future assessments

2.1.1. Examples: MAP Testing Benchmark STAAR

3. Summative

3.1. Definition: An assessment administered at the end of a unit to "sum up" the unit as a whole

3.1.1. Examples: District Assessments STAAR Tests

4. Performance

4.1. Definition: Students perform a task rather than taking a traditional test

4.1.1. Examples: Final Project/Portfolio Open-Ended Questions

5. Diagnostic

5.1. Definition: Provides information to educators on how much students already know prior to instruction.

5.1.1. Examples: Pre-Test Placement Test

6. H.O.T. Questions

6.1. Opening Questions

6.1.1. What significance did the Intolerable Acts play in the road to the Revolution?

6.1.2. How did the tax on tea cause the Boston Tea Party?

6.2. Guiding Questions

6.2.1. What is your opinion on the British government during this time in history?

6.2.2. How would you defend the actions of the British government?

6.3. Closing Questions

6.3.1. Which side in the argument would you take? British or colonial?

6.3.2. How would you compare the Stamp Act to the Tea Act?