Selecting Writing Development Assessments for Students

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Which is a formative assessment used for?

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1. Which writing assessment can be given before the writing process?

2. What can teachers watch for in the process of writing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Finding the correct assessment to determine writing progress is an important analytical part of teaching, and this quiz and worksheet will help analyze your comprehension of how to make that decision. The quiz will focus on the different types of assessments and their uses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This pair of assessments will test you on:

  • Use for a formative assessment
  • Assessment given before the writing process
  • What teachers can watch for in the writing process
  • The product phase of writing and what it assesses
  • Reason for assessing purpose in writing

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you comprehend key information from the related writing assessment lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different kinds of writing assessments
  • Knowledge application - utilize your knowledge to answer questions about what teachers can observe during the writing process

Additional Learning

To learn more about how to choose the right writing assessment to determine progress, check out the accompanying lesson titled Selecting Writing Development Assessments for Students. The lesson will go over the following key topics:

  • Technical definition for formative writing assessments
  • Scoring guides and how they can affect writing assessments
  • The five key points used to assess writing product
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