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Assessments by Mind Map: Assessments

1. Definition: These assessments are given frequently to determine a baseline to establish achievement data.

2. Formative

2.1. Definition: This is an assessment that measures student progress and understanding within a unit. These are low states.

2.2. Examples: mid-unit quizzes, homework

3. Interim/Benchmark

3.1. Examples: MAPS testing and District assessments

4. Summative

4.1. Definition: an assessment that assesses student learning at the end of a unit. These are high stakes assessments.

4.2. Examples: State assessments ex. STARR, and end of unit tests.

5. Performance

5.1. Definition: This is a type of assessment that has students show what they have learned by completing a task instead of taking traditional test

5.2. Examples: Projects, performances, science fairs

6. Diagnostic

6.1. Definition: This is a pre-assessment tool to "diagnose" students strengths and weaknesses.

6.2. Examples: self assessments, conferences/interview

7. H.O.T Questions

7.1. Opening Questions

7.1.1. Do you think this is a fiction or nonfiction book?

7.1.2. Make a prediction about what this book is about?

7.2. Guiding Questions

7.2.1. What is the character feeling?

7.2.2. Can you make any connections to____?

7.3. Closing Questions

7.3.1. If you could change this story in any way, how would you change it?

7.3.2. Why did _____ do _____?