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Formative Assessment Resources     

"The student's role is to strive to understand what success looks like and to use each assessment to try to understand how to do better the next time"  (Rick Stiggins)

 Formative assessments help to differentiate instruction and thus improve student achievement.

      
Fist to Five - Check for Understanding  -  Another Example
Four Corners
Agree or Disagree Statements
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Anticipation Guides - Another Example
Exit Cards
Muddiest Point
Point of Most Significance (POMS)
Commit and Toss (Snow ball fight)
Background Knowledge Probe
Application Cards
Chain Notes
Directed Paraphrasing
Focused Listing
Gallery Walk
Minute Paper - One Minute Paper
One Sentence Summary
Quick Writes
RAFT
Value Line-ups
Whip Around
Think Pair Share

Formative Assessment Books
 
 
References:
Highland Park Middle School Website
Queens University
Iowa State University - Formative assessment table