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Assessments by Mind Map: Assessments

1. 2. Formative

1.1. A formative assessment allows teacher to gather information on student learning in order to adjust instruction and provide feedback.

1.1.1. Discussions Quiz

2. 1. Interim/Benchmark

2.1. An Interim Assessment is a test that is given out periodically throughout the year to determine where the students are in the learning process. This would be considered a type of formative assessment because there is still room to adjust instruction.

2.1.1. district benchmaks partner Project

3. 3. Summative

3.1. A summative assessment takes place after a large chunk of learning or towards the end of the year. These assessments only occur a few times throughout the year.

3.1.1. STAAR Research project

4. 4. Performance

4.1. A performance assessment requires students to create something rather than selecting an answer. Students are required to take their learning and apply it in meaningful way.

4.1.1. Research paper Experiment

5. 5. Diagnostic

5.1. A diagnostic assessment is also known as a pre-assessment, which provides instructors with information on prior knowledge, strengths and weaknesses.

5.1.1. Quick write or Quick talk Mini Quiz

6. H.O.T Questions

6.1. Opening Questions

6.1.1. What do you already know about the water cycle?

6.1.2. What are the different parts of the water cycle and what order do they go in?

6.2. Guiding Questions

6.2.1. Is there a specific start point on the water cycle? why or why not?

6.2.2. what would happen if there was no water cycle on Earth?

6.3. Closing Questoions

6.3.1. What would happen if we take one part, like evaporation, out of the cylcle?

6.3.2. What is the most important energy source for the water cycle? why?

7. Assessment Data

7.1. Student 1: Science District Benchmark: 43 Strategy 1: Partner Work , Strategy#2:break lesson into small chunks with planed brain breaks.

7.1.1. Student 2: Student District Benchmark: 50 Strategy 1: one-on-one work with student Strategy 2: more time Student 3: Student District Benchmark: 37 Strategy 1: Tutoring before school strategy 2: providing more visuals and oral support

8. Assessments are the gathering of information in a purposeful and systematic manner in order to show the progress of students throughout the year or semester.

9. Assessments are used by teachers and administrators in order to assist in student learning, improve teacher instruction, and allocating resources.