Assessment By: Kara Howell (RTI Data (Student 1: STAAR Scale Score: 1311…
Assessment By: Kara Howell
Definition: Process of gathering evidence of student learning
Example: Observation Checklist
Example: In-class Assignments
Definition: Used to evaluate student learning and skill acquisition at the end of a specified instructional period.
Example: Chapter Test
Example: Final Exams
Definition: Assessments used to evaluate where students are in their learning and determine how they will do on future assessments.
Example: Benchmark Tests
Example: Mid-Term Exams
Definition: An assessment in which students perform a task rather than answer questions from a ready-made list.
Example: Projects and Presentations
Example: Experiments and Demonstrations
Definition: An assessment that measures what a student knows or can do prior to starting a learning program.
Example: Kindergarden Readiness Test
Example: College Entrance Exams
What can you infer from the title /headings of this text/story?
What kind of text is this (genre)? How do you know?
Which words really call our attention here?
Describe how (character) responded to (event).
What message was the author trying to share?
From what point of view is this text written? How do you know?
Student 1: STAAR Scale Score: 1311 Lexile: 430L
Student 2: STAAR Scale Score: 1294 Lexile: 260L
Student 3: STAAR Scale Score: 1294 Lexile: 280L
Strategy 1: Practice "Close Reading" of texts (reading a text multiple times over several days) to boost comprehension and understanding of the text features. Each reading will highlight and focus of different aspects of the text.
Strategy 2: Focus of studying various texts from the genres the students struggle with the most, e.g. Expository texts. Students will read and discuss many different expository texts, evaluate the text structures, and define the various features of the text.