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Student Performance & Assessment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Mr. Sanchez made a list of things he needs to do prior to using an intentional observational assessment of his students. Evaluate his list and indicate the item that is the most important thing he needs to do before conducting the assessment.

Question 2 2. What are three important things teachers do as a part of all observational assessments?

Question 3 3. A teacher sees a student pretending to be the main character in a story he or she has just read, acting out the book's events perfectly from beginning to end. Afterward, the teacher makes some notes about the student's relaying of the story and files them in his or her portfolio. Has an assessment been conducted? If so, what type?

Question 4 4. An assessment used to evaluate the effectiveness of instruction at the end of a specific course is referred to as a _____ assessment.

Question 5 5. A school requires its teachers to evaluate students four times during a semester in each course. The school is implementing the use of _____ assessments.

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Question 6 6. Mrs. Gregg uses an assessment to evaluate children's knowledge and abilities formed in pre-school and in the home. She is using a _____ assessment.

Question 7 7. Instructional standards _____.

Question 8 8. Jonathan is a first grader who is struggling in reading. His teacher, Mrs. Davidson, understands the research on student achievement. How will that impact Mrs. Davidson as she plans instruction for Jonathan?

Question 9 9. What does student achievement measure?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is true about portfolio assessments?

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Question 11 11. Which is an example of a student portfolio assessment?

Question 12 12. What type of samples go into a portfolio used to determine student placement?

Question 13 13. Who benefits from assessing prior knowledge?

Question 14 14. Why should teachers assess for prior knowledge?

Question 15 15. What is prior knowledge in education?

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Question 16 16. How is assessment related to a course's learning objectives?

Question 17 17. Feedback is important because...

Question 18 18. The main difference between interim and summative assessment is...

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a purpose of assessment?

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 of the following situations is most appropriate for a performance-based assessment?

Question 22 22. How is a formal assessment different from an informal assessment?

Question 23 23. Mr. Thomas uses an assessment to evaluate his students' knowledge and abilities in Art. He is using a _____ assessment.

Question 24 24. Bob and Tom are both 4th graders at Summerville Elementary. They are in different classes, but they are taught from the same books and curriculum. They follow the same schedule, do the same assignments, and have the same amount of homework. However, Bob and Tom achieve at different levels. What is the most important factor determining their achievement?

Question 25 25. What are portfolio assessments?

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Question 26 26. What is TRUE about indirect assessments for prior knowledge?

Question 27 27. If a teacher gives an exam and everyone fails, what should he/she do?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is an example of a performance-based assessment?

Question 29 29. Ms. Jones is using a rubric to document student performance during an oral poem composition task. What kind of observational assessment is Ms. Jones conducting?

Question 30 30. An assessment that uses the same or similar questions and is evaluated using the same criteria for all test-takers is referred to as a _____ assessment.

Student Performance & Assessment Chapter Exam Instructions

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