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Assessing Student Writing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these statements is true about performance assessments?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a rubric category for a literary essay?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is an example of a performance-based assessment?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is recommended when using performance assessments in the classroom?

Question 5 5. What is self-assessment in writing?

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Question 6 6. When an assessment has similar administration procedures, instructions and questions, it is considered to be a _____ assessment.

Question 7 7. Which of the following best defines critical thinking?

Question 8 8. What is a rubric?

Question 9 9. The most important quality of a good assessment is _____.

Question 10 10. Which is a key component of a literary essay and is graded under the organization category?

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Question 11 11. In an essay, what should students include to reinforce their arguments or ideas?

Question 12 12. All of the following are examples of performance assessments of products, EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. Which of the following situations is most appropriate for a performance-based assessment?

Question 14 14. A student complains that only 10 questions on a 100-question test were taken from the material assigned to study for the test. The student is questioning the test's _____.

Question 15 15. A school principal wants to know the cost and length of time needed to administer an exam. This refers to the _____ of the exam.

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Question 16 16. When you practice self-assessment after writing, what kinds of questions should you ask?

Question 17 17. Mr. Hunt has been emphasizing the use of performance-based assessments in his science class. What type of performance assessment is he most likely to use to grade his students on their knowledge of the principles of gravity?

Question 18 18. A parent is confused by her child's score on two exams testing knowledge of musical terminology. On the first test, the child scored a 90. On the second test, the score was 30. What aspect of the test is the parent questioning?

Question 19 19. Informal assessments should be used when _____.

Question 20 20. A formal, teacher-made assessment should be used to answer which of the following questions?

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Question 21 21. Which rubric category grades students based on the work they put into an essay?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a way to practice self-assessment during writing?

Question 23 23. Why is self-assessment in writing important?

Question 24 24. Which is an example of an informal assessment?

Question 25 25. What type of performance assessment allows the teacher to determine what the students are capable of for long periods of time?

Assessing Student Writing Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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