If you're bored with the same informal assessments such as the ticket out the door, check out this list of assessment ideas that are low prep and engaging for your classroom. An A to Z list of ideas for Informal Assessments with a FREE printable.
TEACH YOUR CHILD TO READ - Initial Sounds Alphabet Circles - practice differentiating between beginning letter sounds while building fine motor skills and correct letter formation
Literacy Resources Inc. provides various formal phonemic awareness assessments. The assessments are very detailed and range from preschool to grade 2. Further, LRI offers information on how to appropriately score each assessment.
This is an example of a formal assessment resource for vocabulary. This resource offers a pre-assessment quiz for vocabulary and a final vocabulary quiz. I would use the quiz to correspond with the words we posted on our vocabulary wall so they would be the words that the students found in their independent reading.
Reading Rockets explains the formal assessment of National Assessment of Educational Progress Fluency Scale. This measures the quality of a student's reading aloud.
A: This is a great formal assessment tool as it allows teachers to assess a child’s complete writing process from their brainstorming skills to their ability to edit and publish work. I would use this assessment resource in my classroom through first reading the book “The Lorax” then asking my students to complete a paragraph describing how they could help the Lorax. This assessment can also be easily intergraded into science or social study units in which involve environmental issues.
Big Day for Prekindergarten includes informal and formal assessment tools for progress monitoring in preschool.
This print and go pack features information for a chocolate timeline, a timeline activity sheet, timeline questions, an informational passage on Chocolate, formal/ assessment style questions, and a glossary page. This can be used with any chocolate themed unit!
*this is the real link (http://nasher.duke.edu/wordsandpictures/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2013/07/Words-Pictures-Fluency-and-Expression-Rubric.pdf)* This link is a rubric for formal assessment of reading fluency and expression. I would use this one-on-one with a student. Have them read a text slightly above their level or something in their level (90% accuracy) and use the rubric to assess their skills.
ASSESSMENT: This formal assessment of students learning is a good way to incorporate practicing oral language skills and letter sounds. When reading words, the teacher checks off if the student is understanding and correctly identifying the letters. This could be used as a check in to identify where the student needs improvement, or as a final assessment to understand what the student has cumulatively learned.
PT Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional (BTPN) announced on Monday that it had entered the formal assessment period prior to its planned merger with PT Bank Sumitomo Nasional.
TELD-3 Test of Early Language Development
A quick guide to the TELD | An SLP resource to formal assessments - Administering the TELD
Although it is from the province of BC this resource, with some modifications, could be a great tool for formal assessment of oral language. It provides a rubric style assessment to pinpoint where a student is in their development of oral language.
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