Types of Formative Assessment


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What is formative assessment?

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1. Which type of formative assessment requires students to write something they learned in order to leave the class?

2. What does 'KWL' stand for?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can be used to check your understanding of different types of formative assessment and when these assessments can be utilized.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of formative assessment
  • KWL charts
  • A method that requires students to support their opinions with evidence
  • Formative assessment that is linked to leaving class
  • Subject areas that use formative assessments

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access your knowledge of formative assessments
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast formative and summative assessments
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can accurately define main ideas such as KWL chart, exit slips and S.O.S.

Additional Learning

Review the lesson titled Types of Formative Assessment to find out more about this form of evaluation. This lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Understand the role of formative assessment in education
  • Cite different types of formative assessments
  • Describe the value of one-on-one questioning of students
  • Explain how KWL encourages student engagement