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Assessing Critical Thinking in Social Studies!
This purchase includes two different versions of an assessment for the 4 lessons in my “13 Colonies” unit and a review worksheet for the entire unit. Those lessons are:
The Development of Race-Based Slavery
Journey Through the 13 Colonies
The Atlantic Slave Trade
I would not purchase this review and assessment packet unless you have previously purchased some of the lessons. The assessments are specifically tailored to match the lessons.
I do standards-based grading, and I allow students to redo tests. Therefore, one of the tests is given as the original, and the second test is given as a “redo.”
These assessments do require the students to have some knowledge of historical skills. The skills are then referred to and reviewed on the review sheet.
I include a 5-point holistic rubric with each of the lesson assessments. If you would like to grade these questions in a different way, you can simply remove the rubric and add your own points or rubric instead.
I do not include an answer key. There is a wide variety of answers that students could provide for these questions and it’s really up to the teacher’s discretion as to whether to give credit. If you’ve taught these lessons, it would not be difficult to assess student answers. There is an answer key for the review sheet. This can be provided to students for modification.
This zip file includes a PDF version, a PowerPoint version, and a link to a Google Slides version for both the Review and the assessment. Both the PowerPoint and the Google Slides versions are fully EDITABLE.
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