Sonoma State University
Education 437
Integrated Curriculum: Preschool Through Elementary

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Samples of Assessments


from Making Assessment Elementary

by Kathleen and James Strickland


Cooperative Group Work -- Plan and Reflection

Presentation Rubric -- Self-Evaluation

Editing Checklist


Cooperative Group Work -- Plan and Reflection

Names of Group Members:

_________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________

Planning:

Today's Goals:

  1. ___________________________________________________________
  2. ___________________________________________________________
  3. ___________________________________________________________
  4. ___________________________________________________________

 

Each Group Member's Responsibility Today Is To:

(member's first name)

____________________: ______________________________________________

____________________: ______________________________________________

____________________: ______________________________________________

____________________: ______________________________________________

Reflecting:

Accomplishments of Our Group Today:

  1. _______________________________________________________________________
  2. _______________________________________________________________________
  3. _______________________________________________________________________

What Each of Us Learned Today:

(member's first name)

____________________: ______________________________________________

____________________: ______________________________________________

____________________: ______________________________________________

____________________: ______________________________________________

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Presentation Rubric -- Self-Evaluation

Following your presentation, review your performance by circling one statement for each criteria

Topic
3

I addressed the topic clearly and provided examples to illustrate the point.

2

I addressed the topic but provided few examples.

1

I did not address the topic.

Organization
3

My presentation included a strong introduction which gained audience attention, followed by sequential/organized progression of ideas.

2

My presentation included an introduction and was followed by a relatively organized
progression of ideas

1

My presentation had a weak introduction and its ideas were difficult to follow.

Visual Effects
3

I used visuals in a unique and interesting way.

2

I used visuals to support the point.

1

Few visuals were used or were ineffective.

Eye Contact
3

I established good eye contact with audience and made them feel as if they were being spoken to.

2

I maintained eye contact with audience during most of the presentation.

1

I established minimum eye contact with audience.

Vocal Projection
3

I enunciated clearly, used expression, and was clearly heard by the audience.

2

I spoke clearly, although with little expression, and was heard most of the time by the audience.

1

I did not enunciate and was difficult to hear.

Body Language
3

I used gestures and mannerisms to enhance the delivery and did so naturally and effectively.

2

I used some gestures and mannerisms to enhance the delivery.

1

I used few or inappropriate mannerisms that distracted from the delivery.

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Editing Checklist

My Name ______________________________________________ Date__________________________

Title of writing piece ____________________________________________________________________

_________ I read the story aloud to myself to see if it made sense.

_________ I read the story to a classmate and asked them to tell it back to me. (Name __________________)

_________ I used the following strategies to check my spelling (at least two):

  • Spell check
  • Dictionary
  • Circled problem words
  • Asked someone
  • Checked word wall
  • Checked personal spelling dictionary

_________ Each sentence starts with a capital letter.

_________ Proper nouns are capitalized (names of people, countries, days, months, titles, etc.).

_________ I've ended each sentence with a period, question mark, or exclamation point.

_________ I've planned what I'll do next.

_________ I've scheduled a conference before publishing.

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