## 1. Formative

### 1.1. Definition: formal and informal assessments used to adjust instruction in order to improve student attainment

1.1.1. Example 1: End of lesson quiz Example 2: Exit ticket with something they learned, something they found interesting and something they still want to learn.

## 2. Interim/ Benchmarks

### 2.1. Definition: tests administered throughout the school year to give teachers immediate feedback on how students are meeting academic standards.

2.1.1. Example 1: 6 weeks benchmark Example 2: CFA

## 3. Summative

### 3.1. Definition: Test given after a unit in order to assess student learning and evaluate instruction within a classroom, school or district

3.1.1. Example 1: District Assessment Example 2: State-mandated tests

## 4. Performance

### 4.1. Definition: a form of testing that requires students to perform a task rather than taking a formal assessment

4.1.1. Example 1: Portfolio Example 2: Group Project

## 5. Diagnostic

### 5.1. Definition: is a pre-assessment that allows a teacher to determine students' individual strengths, weaknesses, knowledge, and skills prior to instruction

5.1.1. Example 1: Quiz Example 2: Poster

## 6. H.O.T. Questions

### 6.1. Opening Questions

6.1.1. Example 1: What is the significance of learning to read data from a graph?

6.1.2. Example 2: What are we looking to get from the data?

### 6.2. Guiding Questions

6.2.1. Example 1: What does the graph tell us about the data?

6.2.2. Example 2: What do you notice about the graph? Data?

### 6.3. Closing Questions

6.3.1. Example 1: Why is analyzing data important? What information can you learn from it?

6.3.2. Example 2: When do you use certain types of graphs to display data? Are there time when you wouldn't use certain graphs?

## 7. Assessment Data

### 7.1. By analyzing the the data collected from the assessments, the teacher can adjust instruction and/or see what students are struggling and more specifically what they need help with.

7.1.1. Based on students district assessments for the 1st 6 weeks these students are struggling with the content. Student 1: 30/100 Student 2: 25/100 Student 3: 40/100 These students could benefit from small group instruction during RTI. Reteaching content and offering more practice to solve the same types of problems with teachers guidance.