Curriculum-Based Assessment: Definition & Examples


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What is curriculum-based assessment?

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1. What is another name for curriculum-based assessment?

2. What is a probe when used in the context of curriculum-based measurement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quickly measure your knowledge of the use of curriculum-based assessments using this quiz and worksheet. To do well on this quiz, you must understand aspects of these assessments and why they are used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz, you must be able to:

  • Define curriculum-based assessment
  • Identify another name for this type of assessment
  • Explain what a probe is in relation to a curriculum-based assessment
  • Understand from where the material for probes should be obtained
  • Describe the usefulness of data derived from curriculum-based assessments

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as how data drawn from curriculum-based assessments are used
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define curriculum-based assessment
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about probes in curriculum-based assessments

Additional Learning

Deepen your understanding of this topic by studying the lesson titled Curriculum-Based Assessment: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following information:

  • How fluency might be tested using the curriculum-based assessment methods
  • Who creates probes using in this type of assessment
  • How these assessments should be administered to each student
  • Why charting their own progress can be useful to students