Forms of Assessment: Informal, Formal, Paper-Pencil & Performance Assessments


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

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1. Informal assessments should be used when _____.

2. Which of the following is an example of a performance-based assessment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Which kinds of assessments are best for the classroom? This quiz and worksheet will evaluate you on your knowledge of informal and formal assessments, as well as performance assessments and paper-pencil assessments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can be used to test your comprehension of:

  • The best conditions for using informal assessments
  • Examples of performance-based assessment
  • When performance-based assessments should be used
  • Examples of informal assessment

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about performance assessments in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding formal assessments and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as paper-pencil assessments and informal assessments
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how assessments are used to provide feedback

Additional Learning

Are you looking to learn more about an assortment of assessments? If so, great! You can check out this fun and appealing video lesson on Types of Assessments. Here's what you will learn:

  • Definition of assessment
  • The meaning of formal and informal assessment and how to differentiate between the two
  • Difference between paper-pencil assessments and performance assessments
  • The reasons why assessments are used