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Assessments by Mind Map: Assessments

1. Formative

1.1. Definition

1.1.1. The process of gathering evidence of student learning. Feedback is given and results are used to adjust instruction.

1.2. Example

1.2.1. Discussions

1.3. Example

1.3.1. Qizzess

2. Summative

2.1. Definition

2.1.1. Tests/exams that are given at the end of year or end of a unit that test student learning throughout the year.

2.2. Example:

2.2.1. Standardize Testing

2.3. Example:

2.3.1. Final Exams

3. Interim/Benchmark

3.1. Definition

3.1.1. Testing that is done throughout the school year (every six weeks or chapter test) and has little to no student feedback.

3.2. Example

3.2.1. Projects

3.3. Example

3.3.1. Written Assignments

4. Diagnostic

4.1. Definition

4.1.1. Assessments usually are given at the beginning of the year or unit lesson to identify what the student knows. This can be used to improve future instruction and can used to make differentiated groups.

4.2. Example

4.2.1. Pre-course Tests: math in general

4.3. Example

4.3.1. Unit Pre-Test: A specific math concept such as decomposing/composing numbers.

4.4. P

5. Performance

5.1. Defintion

5.1.1. Allows students to create or demonstrate their knowledge rather than answering questions on a typical exam/test. Students are able to solve a problem or demonstrate a skill.

5.2. Example

5.2.1. Portfolios

5.3. Example

5.3.1. Gallery Walk

6. H.O.T Questions

6.1. Opening Questions

6.1.1. Why do you think the author choose a bold title? What predications can you think of based on the title and front cover?

6.2. Guiding Questions

6.2.1. What do you think will happen to Little Red Riding Hood when she opens the door to her grandma's house? What would happen if Little Red Riding Hood went through the wrong forest?

6.3. Closing Questions

6.3.1. What choice would you have made if you walked into a house with the wolf? Explain your reasoning What is the most important idea in this story? Tell why.