Response: Point to Answer

How to use pointing as an assessment accommodation.
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Updated on: December 11, 2000

Response: Point to Answer

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Types of Assessment
Accommodations

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Description

In the case of tests that have multiple answers, a student may point to the answerand a scribe will record it.

Procedure

  1. Arrange for a separate room.
  2. Have all materials ready.
  3. It is important that the student understands the procedure to use should he or she wish to change an answer.

Cautions

Some test booklets may present the responses so close together that it is difficult todetermine which response the student actually chose. In such cases it is important toenlarge the page.

Excerpted from Assessment Accommodations Toolkit.

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