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Assessment can be a tricky task. Our collection of ideas and forms will make it easier for you to evaluate and grade your students' work, no matter their grade level. There are as many variations of assessment as there are students. Look below to find ideas on assessment strategies, modifications, and enhancing your existing methods. These assessment forms and techniques will work across the curriculum, so use them for math, science, reading, language arts, social studies, and your other subjects.
Learn the difference between assessment and evaluation in this article of teaching advice. You will also learn how you should use each method in the classroom. New teachers will find this resource particularly valuable when outlining their grading policies.
Different methods of evaluation are needed to truly assess how much your students are learning. Learn here the different types of evaluation you can use in the classroom. New teachers will find this resource particularly valuable.
Information on using Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences (MI) in student assessments is found here. New teachers, who are just getting acquainted with MI will find this resource particularly valuable.
A running record is a way to assess a student's reading progress by systematically evaluating a student's oral reading and identifying error patterns. This template will help you track your students' oral reading accuracy.
This guide outlines how teachers can create portfolio assessments for students. This excellent advice will be particularly useful to new teachers, who are learning different assessment methods for the classroom. Students compile portfolios that reflect their work.
Allow group members to evaluate their productivity during classroom activities. This is an excellent way to encourage students to assess and understand their own progress. This is a great cooperative learning tool.
Keep track of students' grades with this convenient and customizable sheet. Tailor the PDF to your teaching needs by typing in the highlighted fields before printing. New teachers will find this printable particularly valuable when learning new classroom management methods.
Use this customizable form to keep track of the skills your students have mastered. Tailor the PDF to your needs by typing in the highlighted fields before printing. New teachers will find this assessment form particularly valuable.
A ready-to-use form for assessment of students' class work, homework, and participation is a quick and easy way to keep students' evaluations organized. Send home this form every six weeks to keep parents informed of students' progress. New teachers will find this resource particularly valuable when preparing for parent-teacher conferences.
Use this blank running record to assess individual students' reading skills and progress. Use with the lesson plan on Running Records. This printable is customizable. Tailor the PDF to your teaching needs by typing in the highlighted fields before printing.
Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
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