Back to Great Performances: Creating Classroom-Based Assessment Tasks, 2nd edition
Get an in-depth understanding of how to create fun, engaging, and challenging performance assessments that require students to elaborate on content and demonstrate mastery of skills. This update of an ASCD classic includes new scoring methods, reading assessments, and insights on navigating your way through Response to Intervention. Using real classroom experiences, the authors describe dozens of inventive assessment tasks, including
- Visual representations such as graphic organizers, time lines, comic strips, and electronic slide shows.
- Written assignments such as persuasive letters, RAFTS, and informational brochures.
- Oral presentations such as round-robin mini-speeches, press conferences, and debates.
- Large-scale products and performances such as prototypes, museum exhibits, and achievement conventions.
Step-by-step guidelines and scoring methods for each project help you adapt these tasks to your classroom right away.
(ASCD book, 2011) 7 7/8" x 9 7/8", 220 pages.
Also available as an E-Book!