How to Write a Formative Assessment

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Which of the following best describes the purpose of formative assessments?

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1. Which of the following is true about planning formative assessments?

2. Which of the following is an example of a formative assessment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions contained in this assessment will test your knowledge of the process of writing a formative assessment, including how the information gathered should be used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following concepts:

  • Purpose of formative assessments
  • Reason for planning formative assessments
  • Examples of formative assessments
  • How teachers should use information gathered from a formative assessment

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about formative assessments in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about planning formative assessments
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of formative assessments

Additional Learning

To gather even more information about this subject, check out the related lesson titled How to Write a Formative Assessment. This lesson covers the following:

  • Effective assessment strategy
  • Summative assessments
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