PERFORMANCE & FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT
Local Assessment Resources & Hess' PLC Tools
Interactive Tool 9 Basic Task Validation Protocol: This interactive PDF can be used to develop assessments and/or analyze performance tasks. Page 3 includes questions for UDL and "fairness."
What will your formative assessment uncover? Use Karin's interactive Tool #10 to analyze formative assessments
What skills and concepts you expect to elicit;
What students might not get quite right; and
What you can do next.
PLC Tool #11
Interactive Rubric Quality Review Tool - Use this tool for getting peer feedback on your draft rubrics.
Student Work Analysis: Analyzing and Acting on Evidence: This interactive PDF tool can be used to analyze results from performance tasks in order to (a) refine the assessment or scoring rubrics; (b) plan next steps for instruction; and/or (c) better understand the progression of learning across multiple assessments. Also available is a two-hour video workshop with guided practice.
(NOTE: This used to be Hess Tool #11)
Peformance Assessment Examples
GRASPS Task Shell (McTighe & Wiggins, 2012) - Design a performance assessment simulation
Grade 1 performance task: Informational Writing, “My report about…” Sample performance task in writing designed by Karin Hess and piloted in NYC schools. Each task includes teaching suggestions, task prompt, scoring rubric, and annotated student works samples. Download sample gr 1 writing task
Grade 3 performance task: Opinion Writing, “Investigating Sharks” Sample performance task in writing designed by Karin Hess and piloted in NYC schools. Each task includes teaching suggestions, task prompt, scoring rubric, and annotated student works samples. Download sample gr 3 writing task.
We Teach NYC: For more NYC Schools Dept of Education task examples (K-12), go to https://www.weteachnyc.org/
Jay McTighe has a website about developing performance tasks. Check it out - Jay McTighe on Performance Assessment