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Assessments by Mind Map: Assessments

1. Summative

1.1. Definition: Assessment that is given at the end of an instructional unit.

1.2. Example 1: STAAR Test

1.3. Example 2: End of unit test.

2. Formative

2.1. Definition: assessment that is given between the lesson to check for student understanding.

2.2. Example 1: Exit ticket

2.3. Example 2: One minute paper

3. Interim/benchmark

3.1. Definition: This assessment is to check student learning to see if they are on the right track.

3.2. Example 1: benchmark test

3.3. Example 2: district assessments

4. Diagnostic

4.1. Definition: This assessment is done at the beginning of the school year. This helps the teacher see their individual students' strengths, weaknesses, knowledge and skills. This will help the teacher plan according to her students' needs.

4.2. Example 1: Map Testing

4.3. Example 2: TELPAS

5. Performance

5.1. Definition: This is an assessment that requires students to perform a task rather than doing an assessment that requires them to pick an answer.

5.2. Example 1: Portfolio

5.3. Example 2: Interactive notebook/journal

6. H.O.T. Questions

6.1. Opening Questions

6.1.1. Question 1: Who are the main characters?

6.1.2. Question 2: Where is this story taking place?

6.2. Guided Questions

6.2.1. Question 1:How does the main character feel?

6.2.2. Question 2: What do you think is going to happen next ?

6.3. Closing Questions

6.3.1. Question 1: What could you change in order to solve the problem that was in our book?

6.3.2. Question 2: What do you think could have happened if our characters didn't solve their problem?