What is the purpose of assessment? To ascertain the effectiveness of the instruction To determine if students mastered learning objectives To determine the extent of mastery (grades) To reinforce learning To prepare students for real-life assessments Provides useful feedback for the student Video Resources
Assessment 1Assessment 2Assessment 3Assessment 4Assessment 5 Outcomes Assessed 6.3A1, 6.3A2, 6.3A3, 6.3A4, 6.3B1, 6.3B4 6.4C2, 6.4D7… 6.5A1, 6.5A2, 6.5A3, 6.5A4, 6.3B1, 6.3B4 6.4C2, 6.4D7… 6.1A1, 6.1A5, 6.1A3, 6.3A4, 6.3B1, 6.3B3 6.4C2, 6.4D7… 6.3C5, 6.3C6, 6.3D3, 6.3G4, 6.3B1, 6.3B4 6.4C2, 6.4D7… 6.3E1, 6.3E2, 6.3F3, 6.3F4, 6.1F1, 6.3B4 6.4C2, 6.4D7… Content Covered Industrialization, Business/ Production Methods, World Wars, Cold War Great Depression, Immigration Vietnam, Korean Conflict, Fall of Communism Geographic and Demographic Analysis of Post War Europe Industrialization, Depression, World Wars, Cold War, Fall of Communism Assessment Format Short Essay Exam Multimedia Presentation Writing Portfolio Digital Video Project Multiple-Choice Exam Percentage Weight of Overall Assessment 20%10%20%10% Date Assessed January 15thOctober 30thNovember 1st, February 15th, and June 1st March 5thMay 30th Sample Final Product: American History II, 11 th Grade
Please read the piece below The batsmen were merciless against the bowlers. The bowlers placed their men in slips and covers. But to no avail. The batsmen hit one four after another with an occasional six. Not once did a ball look like it would hit their stumps or be caught.
Answer the following questions The men were at bat against the ___. The bowlers placed their men in ___ and ___. The batsmen hit a lot of ___ and an occasional ___. The ball never hit the ____. No ball was ___.
How does this assessment rate? Does it ascertain the effectiveness of the instruction? Does it determine if students mastered learning objectives? Could it determine the extent of mastery (grades)? Does it reinforce learning? Does it prepare students for real-life assessments? Does it provide useful feedback?
An Overview of Assessment Approaches Traditional Testing Select Response Open-Ended Response Product Assessment Performance Assessment
What Makes an Assessment “Authentic”? As close to real-life assessment as possible Requires students to demonstrate a specified behavior or skill Must be multi-faceted Related to well-communicated expectations
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