Formative Assessment - San Diego County Office of Education

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Read-Speak-Write:
Checking for Understanding
and Formative Assessment
Kira Shearer
Debbie Bygland
Guiding Question
 What are some ways to monitor student learning via
reading, speaking, and writing?
Outcomes
 Build a common understanding of what is meant by
Formative Assessment
 Identify ways to incorporate formative assessment
practices throughout a lesson sequence
Critical Concepts
 Lesson sequence
 Formative Assessment
Oreo Analogy
Clear Purpose/Objective
Instruction Sequence
Formative Assessment
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Lesson Sequence:
Clear
Purpose/Objecti
ve
Starting with a Purpose
A clearly articulated purpose focuses
instruction, provides students with an
answer to the question “why do we
have to learn this?” and allows for
assessment of outcomes.
Marzano 2009
Instruction
Critical Concept:
Sequence
Lesson Sequence (Reading Strand)
Reading Cluster
PreReading
Purposes
Students’ prior knowledge, setting
purpose with the text, vocabulary
1st read
Key Ideas and Details
2nd read
Craft and Structure
3rd read
Integration of
Knowledge and Ideas
What the text says
How the text is worded
Across texts/
What the text means
Read-Speak-Write
Writing floats on a sea of talk.
Critical Concept:
Formative Assessment
The Best Value in Formative Assessment
 Assessment for Learning
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Critical Concept:
Formative Assessment
 Formative assessment occurs during instruction, while
material is being taught
 Formative assessment helps teachers make instructional
adjustments during the teaching and learning process
 Formative assessment helps students understand how
their learning is progressing
 Formative assessment is a process, not a test
 Formative assessment relates to a clear purpose or
objective
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Clear
Purpose/Objecti
ve
Purpose for Viewing
 Does teacher begin with a clear purpose?
 Is there evidence of formative assessment begin used?
 If so, what is it?
 Does the formative assessment align to stated
purpose/objective?
 Did the teacher adjust instruction based on formative data?
 Does the formative assessment require students to
demonstrate their understanding using reading, speaking, and
writing?
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Lesson Review
 Does teacher begin with a clear purpose?
 Is there evidence of formative assessment begin used?
 If so, what is it?
 Does the formative assessment align to stated
purpose/objective?
 Did the teacher adjust instruction based on formative data?
 Does the formative assessment require students to
demonstrate their understanding using reading, speaking, and
writing?
Formative Assessment
Examples of formative assessment
 Checking for understanding using “total participation”
techniques such as white boards, response cards. . .
 Observations of students’ work
 Exit slips or quick writes
 Descriptive feedback on student work
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of Education
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Resources
 Formative Assessment: Empowering Learning in the
Classroom
 The Best Value in Formative Assessment
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