Formative Assessment Probes: Is It a Rock? Continuous Formative Assessmentby: Page Keeley

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This column focuses on promoting learning through assessment. This month’s issue discusses assessment related to Earth Science topics of rock formation and properties of matter.

Grades
  • Elementary
Publication Date
4/1/2013

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  • on Thu Apr 18, 2013 11:19 AM

If you want to explore how to develop collective sense making with your students Page Keeley takes you through a sequence of instructional strategies. Using small groups, "Is It A Rock' probe and the Frayer Model students continuously update the understanding of the ideas they discuss and uncover about what is a rock. This is capped with the whole class creating a class Frayer Model on what is a rock and each students completing their own reflections. A must read !

Arlene Jurewicz Leighton
Arlene Jurewicz Leighton


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