Assessing Student Understanding of Informational Text


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Which term refers to evaluating students' learning and skills?

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1. Which is not a higher level thinking skill?

2. Which is not an example of a performance task?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet offer a chance to test and review what you know about assessing a student's ability to understand informational text. You'll review methods of testing their knowledge and other ways to know they are able to comprehend what they read.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet were created to test your understanding of:

  • What higher level thinking skills are and examples of these skills
  • Examples of performance tasks
  • What a graphic organizer is
  • An assignment that requires students to record their thoughts or opinions about what they read

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - review what you know about higher level thinking skills and answer questions about examples
  • Interpreting information - ensure you understand what a performance task is and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - see if you remember what a graphic organizer is and some examples

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic with the provided lesson, Assessing Student Understanding of Informational Text. The lesson reviews more details about:

  • What informational text is
  • Examples of assessing for comprehension
  • How graphic organizers help
  • Understanding terms like analysis, synthesis and application
  • Performance task examples