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Using Different Types of Student Assessments Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following situations is most appropriate for a performance-based assessment?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a purpose of assessment?

Question 3 3. When a teacher discusses the number of questions, the point value for each question, and even the time for a test, he or she is actually doing what?

Question 4 4. When a student is unsure of the assessment expectations, how might the student feel?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. What type of performance assessment allows the teacher to determine what the students are capable of for long periods of time?

Question 7 7. After administering an assessment, a school finds that the reading material was too high for the grade level. What was the problem?

Question 8 8. What does clarity of language look like in an educational assessment?

Question 9 9. Which of the following formative assessments should be used during a lesson?

Question 10 10. Which of the following formative assessment strategies allows students to give teachers a physical signal of their understanding during the lesson?

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Question 11 11. An example of a summative assessment is:

Question 12 12. The main goal of summative assessments is to:

Question 13 13. Which of the following BEST describes the use of a cognitive abilities test?

Question 14 14. Which of the following BEST describes multiple measures when it comes to student assessment data?

Question 15 15. Which of the following can assessment data help you identify?

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Question 16 16. What should a teacher do after he or she finds that some students have mastered a skill while others still need help?

Question 17 17. One example of implementing alternative assessment would be _____.

Question 18 18. Another example of implementing alternative assessment would be _____.

Question 19 19. A school principal wants to know the cost and length of time needed to administer an exam. This refers to the _____ of the exam.

Question 20 20. 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?

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Question 21 21. Sanjay stopped taking the test when he came upon several questions with words that had different meanings and contexts to him. This is an example of:

Question 22 22. What makes a test biased?

Question 23 23. A teacher gets ready to share the assessment results of a child whose progress in school requires intervention by specialized school staff because of difficulty in reading and writing. Which of the following school professionals should not receive a photocopy of the child's results?

Question 24 24. Ted is a fourth-grade teacher who is giving his students results from a test. One of Ted's students has leukemia and sends a note with a classmate asking Ted to give his grade to the classmate holding the note. What should Ted do?

Question 25 25. A test with high _____ validity references the material actually taught to the students.

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Question 26 26. A _____ is an attribute (such as self-esteem, motivation and language proficiency) that is inferred from consistent behavior.

Question 27 27. Informal assessments should be used when _____.

Question 28 28. What happens when students are given an oral review or review sheet before a test?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is recommended when using performance assessments in the classroom?

Question 30 30. Knowing the _____ of a test passage is done by measuring repeated use of words and the length of sentences to find a Lexile measure.

Using Different Types of Student Assessments 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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