Assessments

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Assessments by Mind Map: Assessments

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. Diagnostic

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

2.1.1. Example 1: Quiz Example 2: Poster

3. Performance

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

3.1.1. Example 1: Portfolio Example 2: Group Project

4. Summative

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

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

5. Interim/ Benchmarks

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

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

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.