Day by Day: Assessment Cycle 1, Day 2

To see a complete list of the reflection activities and for an explanation of the program, visit my Day By Day Main Page.

Assessment Cycle 1: Formative Assessment

Day 2: On-demand writing

Challenge: Create an on-demand writing assessment for your next unit of study. Make sure the assignment scaffolds your students as they attempt to write in a new genre. Be sure to draw from the writing skills your students already have so they will feel successful as they complete this task.

How did the preassignment discussion with your students go?

What did you do to make them feel at ease about this task?

What did you learn about your students’ writing as a result of this assignment?

What was your students’ stamina like during this assignment?

How did they pace themselves?

What did early finishers do?

Did any students not finish the assignment in the time provided?

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