Performance-Based Learning & Assessment in Middle School Science  book cover
1st Edition

Performance-Based Learning & Assessment in Middle School Science

ISBN 9781883001810
Published January 1, 2000 by Routledge
224 Pages

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Book Description

This book contains a collection of performance tasks and easy-to-use assessment tools, ready to be photocopied and distributed to your students. The tasks in this book ask students to write letters, prepare posters, create charts and graphs, prepare 3D models, write skits, take surveys, and otherwise apply what they have learned.

Table of Contents

- The Creature Feature Performance Task
- Embedded Performance Tasks Used Both for Learning and Assessment
- Curriculum Standards for Performance Tasks
- How to Make A Performance Task
- Making Tools to Assess & Evaluate Student Work
- Performance Tasks for a Scientific Method
- Appendix A: Performance Tasks
- Appendix B: Graphic Organizers
- Appendix C: A Collection of Performance Profiles for Various Formats of Student Work

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