Would you like to make sure that your Distance Learning assignments are a success? Help students by allowing them to REVIEW concepts during their independent work! These Assessment work sheets walk students through EASY learning goals from previous grade levels in sections “Levels” 1 and 2. These first two levels set them up to see simple examples of the connections between what they know, and what they must do this year. “Level” 3, or section 3, includes problems they should master this year. “Level” 4 includes optional enrichment tasks for your advanced thinkers. Make Math easier for students and parents with Leveled Assessment practice tasks!
* I just revised these assessments so that each domain is separated into smaller individual documents. Easier to upload and assign for distance, remote, or online learning. Please lmk how else I may modify these resources to use more easily while you're teaching online! :)
If your school uses the Marzano Framework or iObservations for Teacher Evaluations, this product will save you weeks of work! These pages present Learning Goals and Scales with concrete problems to prove mastery at every level. These Leveled Assessments create a clear goal for you and your students. They perfectly align to a growth mindset and make differentiation planning easy! These assessments are fully aligned to Common Core and most states' standards. This particular assessment was designed in cooperation with a teacher from Florida.
(as of 2017). Download the FREE PREVIEW to try for yourself!
* This document is strictly aligned to the original Common Core standards and the content is NOT EDITABLE.
The Leveled Assessments for Math are designed with the idea that students learn skills and understand concepts in a progressive way. Instead of presenting students with an assessment that is pass or fail, right or wrong, this assessment recognizes what a child already knows (usually scales 1-2), and creates a clear model of what the child is expected to understand by the end of the year (scales 3-4). Inspired by Marzano's research in “The Art and Science of Teaching” this assessment breaks down every math standard into four scales from 1-4 (levels of difficulty), with a learning goal statement accompanying each one.
Proficiency in each math standard is represented by a score of 3. A score of 4 indicates an advanced knowledge of the skill, usually above grade level. The tasks assigned to scores of 2 and 1, are either derived from sub-skills of the standard, or from the background knowledge of earlier grade levels. Often the content from earlier grade levels will be labeled with the corresponding standard for reference purposes. A score of 0 on the learning scale may be useful to record for students who have been given an opportunity to work on the assessment, but did not or could not perform for some reason.
Help your students, families, and administrators SEE what they already know, and where the standard is leading them!
This format is designed to scaffold skill mastery, so the same pages can be used as a pre-assessment and a post-assessment. This is recommended! The pre-assessment will let you know what skills your students have to begin instruction and differentiation. Allowing students to continue where they left off as a post-assessment will help them feel rewarded for what they already know and see their progress in a concrete way!
Visit my blog for examples of student work, explanations, and tips on grading the assessment using the 4-point scale. Mrs. L's Leveled Learning website
Copyright 2017 by Melanie LiCausi; Mrs. L’s Leveled Learning
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* This document is strictly aligned to the original Common Core and the content is NOT EDITABLE.
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