Formative Assessment

Presenting a learning product to a real audience

Presenting with a graph to demonstrate understanding of plant growth

Doing hands-on activity & creating different cloud types to demonstrate understanding of key concepts

Checking for understanding with total physical response

Checking for understanding with language patternsĀ 

Incorporating checks for understanding during a hands-on activity

Creating a chart as a learning community

Assessing students’ understanding of new vocabulary (“surface”)

Using TPR to gauge student listening and reinforce key vocabulary

Extending student talk to check for understanding

Assessing content knowledge through drawing

Using a graphic organizer to check for understanding

Checking for understanding of instructions

Introducing lesson topic and ensuring understanding of key vocabulary that will be used in discussion