Assessing a Student Essay

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Running Head: ASSESSING A STUDENT Assessing a Student Samantha Lewis Grand Canyon University EED 364 February 24, 2012 Assessing a Student Topics | Objectives/Instructional Strategies | Items | Correct | Incorrect | Calculate rates of change | Student has demonstrated a good understanding of this topic | 3 | 3 | | Convert ratio quantities between different systems of units | Student will demonstrate relationship between feet and miles. 1. Illustrate number of feet per mile. 2. Calculate feet and mile conversions. | 3 | 1 | 2 | Solve proportion problems using unit rate, scaling, equivalent fractions, etc. | Student will demonstrate proportion using scaling. 1. Calculate distance using map scale and ruler. | 7 | 6 | 1 | See patterns about proportional situations in tables | Student will demonstrate ability to see patterns in proportional tables. 1. Identify constant of proportionality (unit rate). | 2 | | 2 | Differentiation | The student will be allowed to use manipulatives such as a calculator, a ruler, and a map. The student could also use cubes to help with proportion tables. | Assessments | Informal observation of student, student work, and summative assessment at end of unit can be used to assess student comprehension of the topics. | Assessing a Student The student that was assessed for the purpose of this paper was a male, seventh grade student. The assessment that was created for this assignment was generated at www.MSCenters.Org. The topics that were chosen to be addressed by the assessment were taken out of the mathematics textbook that is used in the student’s classroom. The topics included calculating rates of change; converting ratio quantities between different systems of units;, solving proportion problems using unit rate, scaling, and equivalent fractions; and seeing patterns about proportional

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