Assessment (HOT Questions (Opening (How many planets are in our Solar…
How many planets are in our Solar System?
What size star do you think our Sun is?
Why is the average temperature of planets go down as they get further from their star?
What evidence do you have to support this?
How could we on Earth be effected if the sun turned to its Red Giant state?
What solutions can you think of to ensure the survival of the human race?
Exit Tickets: Assessment that lets the teacher know wehre each student is at as they are leaving the class. Usually checking for understanding from that day of class.
Think-Pair-Share: SW write down their thinking about a specific question or concept. Then they are grouped together and instructed to share their results with each other then often will share with the class.
Interim assessment: a form of assessment that educators use to evaluate where students are in their learning progress and determine whether they are on track to performing well on future assessments, such as standardized tests or end-of-course exams
Benchmark: a test designed or used to establish a point of comparison for the performance or effectiveness of something, especially computer hardware or software.
Mid/Final Exams: Exams that are given either in the middle of the semester or at the end to assess student's overall knowledge.
District Assessment: An assessment to determine student's knowledge usually within a grading period.
Pre-test: An assessment tool that teachers use to get to know what prior knowledge students already posses before giving any instruction over a given topic.
KWL Chart: Students state what they know first, then what they want to know, then what they learn. This is a good way to see what your students know before giving instruction.
Act it Out: Usually used for reading comprehension, students act out a story as a way to retell the story.
Making a Map: SW illustrate their knowledge over a given topic by creating a visual map of what they know.
A tool that teachers use to find out what students know AS they are going through a lesson
Interim/Benchmark: Used to see where students are in their learning and determine if they are on track with their learning to do well on future assessments.
Evaluate student learning, skill acquisition, and academic achievement at the conclusion of a defined instructional period—typically at the end of a project, unit, course, semester, program, or school year.
Allows a teacher to determine students' individual strengths, weaknesses, knowledge, and skills prior to instruction. It is primarily used to diagnose student difficulties and to guide lesson and curriculum planning
Requires students to perform a task rather than regular tests or answering questions.