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Assessment by Mind Map: Assessment

1. Summative

1.1. Definition: It is given after a large chuck of learning. It is a review a teacher wants to do.

1.1.1. Example 1: Summative assessments can be a final exam.

1.1.2. Example 2: Summative assessments can be major accumulative projects.

2. Formative

2.1. Definition: It is the process of gathering evidence of a student learning. It provides feedback. It can be used to adjust instruction strategies to advance student achievement. It is a circular process.

2.1.1. Example 1: Formative assessments can be given as an exit ticket question or a quiz. This would be a formal.

2.1.2. Example 2: Formative assessment can also be given in a class discussion. This would be informal.

2.2. 5th grade Social Studies Google Forms Assessment.

2.2.1. Revolutionary War Assessment

3. Interim/benchmark

3.1. Definition: Tests that are given throughout a school year that give teachers immediate feedback on how students are meeting the standard and can be used to monitor and adjust instruction.

3.1.1. Example 2: Interim/Benchmark assessments can be a district assessment.

3.1.2. Example 1: Interim/Benchmark assessments can be MAP.

4. Performance

4.1. Definition: An assessment that is based off of real world qualifications. They need a lot of time to plan and the educator should be present to give feedback and guidance. The task can be difficult and promotes higher order thinking.

4.1.1. Example 1: Performance assessments can be a lab experiment where students successfully complete a lab experiment.

4.1.2. Example 2: Performance assessments can be students creating a documentary to get information out to the public.

5. Diagnostic

5.1. Definition: A test that should not be given frequently. It is usually given at the beginning of a unit or a course. It is not graded, and should be used for the teacher's reference.

5.1.1. Example 1: Diagnostic assessments can be a diagnostic questionnaire, which has students check off understanding of content areas and is recommended to be given anonymously for honest answers.

5.1.2. Example 2: Diagnostic assessments can be teacher designed tests. It is teacher made in order to fit the content or subject.

6. Student Assessment Data

6.1. To be added once assessment is given

6.2. HOT Questions (Social Studies: 5.2A - Taxation without Representation.)

6.2.1. Opening quesitons 1. The British in the French and Indian War used a lot of resources to win. What could be a consequence of this action? 2. If the king was in debt, what could be his solution to fix his problem? Justify your answer.

6.2.2. Guiding questions 1. Taxes are passed and are required to pay. If you can't pay, you go to jail. How does it make you feel if you or your fellow colonist are placed in jail for breaking this law? 2. What does this make you want to do if you see the king getting all of your money without your say?

6.2.3. Closing questions 1. What is going to be the colonists' next move? Why would you say that? 2. If the colonists are boycotting and protesting the taxes, how will this effect the relationship of the colonists and England?